Fontes talks AI election threats on Meet the Press
A bipartisan group of secretaries of state from across the country participated in a roundtable discussion to address the challenges in maintaining election security. The group included Arizona’s Adrian Fontes.
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A new report says students graduating from U.S. medical schools this year were less likely to apply for residency positions in states with abortion bans and other significant abortion restrictions.
Senate committee approves northern Arizona flood and drought resilience projects
A key U.S. Senate committee has unanimously approved a broad set of initiatives to help shore up flood and drought resistance in northern Arizona as part of a larger water bill.
California’s governor on Thursday signed an emergency law to allow Arizona doctors to come to the state to perform abortions for their patients. But Arizona abortion providers are unlikely to participate.
Reports illustrate National Guard activities near border
Internal government reports have shed light on the activities of National Guard troops deployed to Arizona border communities by Gov. Katie Hobbs in December.
Navajo president: Failing to pass tribal water rights settlement would be another form of genocide
The president of the Navajo Nation has signed the resolution approving the historic Northeastern Arizona Indian Water Rights Settlement Agreement. In doing so, he joined officials from the Hopi and San Juan Paiute tribes.
The Chandler City Council has approved ordinances to ban brass knuckles, and to hold homeowners responsible when teens throw parties featuring illegal activities. The move comes the same week that officials in neighboring Gilbert signed off on similar measures.
A day after Arizona state Republicans advanced a measure to put border security enforcement into local hands, a federal border bill failed to advance for the second time.
California's law says Arizona doctors who are licensed in that state can come to California to perform abortions. The law will expire on Nov. 30.
Navajo council approves $5 billion water rights settlement
The Navajo Nation Council has signed off on a proposed water rights settlement that carries a price tag larger than any such agreement enacted by Congress would ensure water for two other tribes in Arizona.
News that Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes will pursue executions of prisoners on death row early next year came in a letter to Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell. Mitchell has been critical of Mayes and Gov. Katie Hobbs for pausing them.
Mario Montoya, research analyst and coalition consultant with Aliento, spoke with The Show about what eligibility for health care under the Affordable Care Act means to uninsured DACA recipients.
The suit alleges that Live Nation has created a monopoly on live event ticket prices across the United States. The civil antitrust suit was filed in the Southern District of New York.
Arizona Senate Republicans advance controversial border ballot measure
A border security ballot measure advanced through the Arizona Senate on Wednesday on party lines with amendments that Republicans say will ensure no one is racially profiled under the proposal.
Raquel Terán and Yassamin Ansari, the highest polling Democrats in the race for an open seat in Arizona’s Congressional District 3, attacked one another and flexed past experience in a debate Wednesday.
In Arizona, water used to be a bipartisan area of politics, albeit a contentious one. But partisanship and tension have increased as water has drained away.
The Gilbert Town Council adopted two new ordinances on Tuesday and both are aimed at reducing teen violence that has rocked East Valley communities.
Over the objections of Arizona cities and towns, Gov. Katie Hobbs signed a bill Tuesday that aims to increase the state’s affordable housing supply through accessory dwelling units.
The case of whether Gov. Katie Hobbs illegally placed leaders at state agencies without Senate approval was in county Superior Court on Monday.
State lawmakers and the governor have yet to approve a budget for the new fiscal year that starts on July first. And, looking at the calendar, they have less than six weeks to get that done. But there’s another deadline that may be even more pressing.
The tab for the legal and compliance costs in overhauling the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is expected to reach $314 million by mid-summer 2025, including $41 million approved Monday by county officials.