Arizona Politics News

Goddard, Romley call for investigation into Cochise County Board of Supervisors
Former state and county prosecutors are calling for a criminal investigation into the Cochise County Board of Supervisors who have not certified the results of the recent election.
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Russian diplomat says prisoner swap with U.S. remains possible
Russia and the United States have repeatedly been on the verge of agreement on a prisoner exchange, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday, adding that a deal is still possible before the year's end.
President Joe Biden to visit Arizona on Dec. 6
President Joe Biden will travel to Arizona on Tuesday, Dec. 6, to visit the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company in north Phoenix.
Iowa man accused of threatening Supervisor Hickman
The Department of Justice has charged an Iowa man for allegedly threatening Maricopa County Supervisor Clint Hickman over the 2020 election.
Oct. 6, 2022
Arizona one of few states without a lieutenant governor. Prop. 131 would change that
Arizona is one of the few states in the country that doesn’t have a lieutenant governor. But a measure on the ballot this November could change that.
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Oct. 7, 2022
WATCH: U.S. Senate debate between Mark Kelly and Blake Masters
On Thursday night, incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly, a Democrat, will face off against Republican challenger Blake Masters in a debate ahead of the general election. Libertarian candidate Marc J. Victor will also participate.
Oct. 6, 2022
Ducey says he isnt busing migrants against their will
Gov. Doug Ducey is disputing arguments that he has bused migrants out of the state against their will.
Oct. 5, 2022
AZ abortion providers send patients across state lines as legal battle continues
An judge’s ruling last month effectively outlawed most abortions in Arizona. Now, some Arizona providers are now looking for ways to get their patients services in other states.
Oct. 5, 2022
Ward pleaded the Fifth to Jan. 6 panel
Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli Ward refused to answer questions during a deposition of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, an attorney for the panel revealed Tuesday during a court hearing in Phoenix.
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Oct. 4, 2022
Doctor, ACLU file lawsuit to restore abortion rights in Arizona
Another lawsuit is attempting to restore abortion access in Arizona. A Phoenix doctor, the Arizona Medical Association, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the Center for Reproductive Rights are suing the state over a near-total ban on abortions that was recently reinstated.
Oct. 4, 2022
Arizona poll worker guide aims to boost election confidence
In an effort to counteract election disinformation, the Brennan Center for Justice and All Voting is Local teamed up to create a guide describing the rigorous process of how poll workers are selected and trained. One such guide was made specifically for Arizona.
Oct. 4, 2022
Campaigns are readying their latest spending reports. What to expect when the numbers are released
The third quarter of campaign financing ended Sept. 30, and though campaigns don't have to file their reports for a couple of weeks, some have teased numbers in advance.
Oct. 4, 2022
An old case could force MCSO to process internal investigations quicker
A contempt of court charge over a 15-year-old case could force the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office to more quickly address its internal investigations.
Oct. 4, 2022
Voters could make it harder to pass initiatives
Over the last couple decades, voters have passed some big laws at the ballot box: raising the minimum wage; legalizing marijuana, banning smoking in public places like bars. And lawmakers back at the state Capitol who opposed these measures have pushed year after year to curb the power of voters to pass their own laws.
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Oct. 4, 2022
Arizona Agenda: 5 districts that will shape AZ 2023 Legislature
A number of legislative races will shape the balance of Arizona's government, according to political journalist Hank Stephenson.
Oct. 3, 2022
Díaz: Why the Republic no longer endorses candidates
In 2020, the Arizona Republic made the decision to stop endorsing candidates. So what does that mean for the paper’s opinion section?
Oct. 3, 2022
BBC Look-Ahead: UK government will not push controversial tax cut
It’s been a bit of a bumpy start for United Kingdom's Prime Minister Liz Truss — her government had announced a series of tax cuts, but that policy proposal sparked days of market turmoil in the U.K. To talk about that and some of the other key global stories in the days ahead, The Show spoke with the BBC’s Pete Ross.
Oct. 3, 2022
The deadline to register to vote in the November election is Oct. 11
Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer says voters must be registered before Oct. 11 to ensure they can take part in the November general election.
Oct. 3, 2022
Gallego introduces bill to provide citizenship pathway via military service for Dreamers
Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego's new bill would offer a pathway to citizenship to DACA recipients who serve in the military. It comes at a looming decision in the 5th U.S. Circuit could end the program.
Sept. 30, 2022
Theres extra time to apply for school vouchers
Families who want school vouchers for their students will have an extra 15 days to apply for them. This comes after Secretary of State Katie Hobbs confirmed the effort to block voucher expansion had failed.
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Sept. 30, 2022
Coalition calls for investigation into busing migrants
An immigrant rights coalition is calling for an investigation into Gov. Doug Ducey for busing undocumented asylum seekers outside of the state.
Sept. 30, 2022
District 2 race pits stop the steal candidate against a sitting congressman
The race for Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District pits Democratic Congressman Tom O’Halleran against a political newcomer, Republican Eli Crane. The newly drawn district is the state’s largest, and the contest will say a lot about rural Arizona.
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Oct. 12, 2022
Group fails to gather enough signatures for school voucher bill
An effort to send Arizona’s massive new school voucher expansion to voters has fallen short. Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said in a tweet Friday morning that the petition from Save our Schools Arizona would not meet the minimum requirement of 118,823 signatures.
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Sept. 30, 2022

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