Arizona Politics News

Hobbs vetoes bill to force some areas to dismantle encampments
Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed a bill Monday designed to force communities to dismantle homeless encampments.
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Arizona House Speaker Candidates Try To Rally Support
Legislative primaries aren’t until late next month and some of the races won’t even be decided until November. That hasn’t stopped State House Speaker candidates from trying to line up support.
July 11, 2016
Arizonans Likely To Vote On $12 Minimum Wage
Backers of an initiative to raise Arizona’s minimum wage from $8.05 to $12 an hour turned in nearly 272,000 signatures, far more than the 150,000 that have to be verified as valid to get the measure on November’s ballot.
July 7, 2016
Libertarian Movement Grows Despite Few Election Successes
The Libertarian party at the national level is getting a growing amount of positive attention.
July 6, 2016
Republicans Outnumber Democrats In Corporation Commission Races
For a number of years, the Arizona Corporation Commission has been a comfortable panel for Republicans. What about this year's election?
July 5, 2016
Mormon, Hispanic Population Could Boost Hillary Clintons Chances In Arizona
The typical Electoral College map may get upended this November, as Donald Trump’s expected presence at the top of the Republican ticket has analysts wondering what’s to come.
June 30, 2016
Rep. Ruben Gallego: Americans Sick Of All This Gun Violence And No Action
Rep. Ruben Gallego, who represents Arizona’s 7th Congressional District, catches up with KJZZ's Here and Now on gun legislation and voting rights.
June 29, 2016
Commission For Election Accountability Formed To Smooth Out Arizonas Election Process
It will offer recommendations to county recorders and the Secretary of State’s Office about how to make the state’s elections run more smoothly.
June 29, 2016
 We Cannot Keep People From Voting: New Commission Works To Improve Arizona Elections
A group of Arizona non-profits that work on election issues has formed a commission to offer recommendations of ways to make state elections run more smoothly.
June 28, 2016
Joseph Russomanno: Trump A Risk To First Amendment Speech, Press Freedom
The behavior of presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump indicates what a President Trump might do. That would seem to include his dismantling of parts of our First Amendment - speech and press freedom. Joseph Russomanno explains.
June 27, 2016
How To Research The Judges On Your Ballot
When you get your ballot in the mail or consider it when you’re in the voting booth, the most confusing category for most people includes judges. The Show untangles the issue.
June 27, 2016
Dark Money Donation Growth Surges In Arizona
A new report shines a spotlight on the growth of dark and grey money spending in elections.
June 27, 2016
Arizona Lawmaker Accused Of Food Stamp Fraud Wont Seek Re-Election
The Arizona state representative indicted on food stamp fraud charges does not plan to seek re-election. Rep. Cecilia Velasquez filed papers with the Secretary of State’s Office on Friday to remove her name from the ballot.
June 24, 2016
Surprise City Council Approves Bond Vote, Shelves Property Tax Increase
The bond would give Surprise $63 million for more public safety and law enforcement buildings, road improvements on Greenway and Litchfield Roads and a future recreation complex.
June 22, 2016
Presidential Race Could Rattle Arizona Legislative Elections
Could Trump hurt the GOP in Arizona congressional races? And could that also go down ballot as far as the legislature?
June 22, 2016
Arizona Economy Heats Up Amid National Slowdown
The weather is heating up in the state, but what about the economy?
June 22, 2016
Utah Voters Hesitant To Get Behind Trump
Arizona isn’t the only Republican-leaning state with concerns about expected presidential nominee Donald Trump.
June 20, 2016
No Major Violence, Familiar Talking Points At Trumps Arizona Rally
Trump rallied a crowd of about 4,500 supporters at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum with promises to reform health care, create more jobs and attack ISIS.
June 18, 2016
Anti-Trump Protest Precedes Rally
Around 50 people came out to the anti-Trump protest held by Somos America in Encancto Park Saturday afternoon, before the Trump rally at the state fairgrounds.
June 18, 2016
Phoenix Democratic Forum Helps Set Party Goals
The Democratic National Convention Committee is holding its Southwest Democratic Platform Forum in Phoenix. Some years, depending upon the party leaders and presidential nominees, it can get a little contentious.
June 17, 2016
Police Ready For Heat, Protests At Phoenix Donald Trump Rally
Law enforcement says they’re prepared for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s 4 p.m. rally on Saturday at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
June 17, 2016