Ben Giles

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Senior Editor

Ben Giles is a senior editor at KJZZ. He was previously a senior field correspondent specializing in political coverage. Before that, Giles spent six years as a reporter at the Arizona Capitol Times, where he covered the Arizona state Senate, the Governor’s Office, and state and federal elections.

Giles came to Arizona by way of Washington, D.C., where he reported on the Maryland Legislature, crime and various news beats in the metro region for the Washington Examiner.

Giles lives in Phoenix with his wife and three dogs. In his free time, he’s probably chipping away at a never-ending list of home improvement projects.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
AZ Democratic Party sues to block No Labels from ballot Ben Giles March 30, 2023
A list of all the bills Gov. Hobbs has vetoed so far Ben Giles, Sky Schaudt, Greg Hahne, Jill Ryan
Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services
March 30, 2023
Hobbs vetoes bill to eliminate local grocery taxes Ben Giles March 28, 2023
Judge slams Phoenix for allowing 'The Zone' to proliferate Ben Giles March 27, 2023
AZ House Republicans give preliminary OK to $10K teacher pay raise Ben Giles March 27, 2023
AZ GOP lawmakers say they're racing to beat a budget deadline Ben Giles, Mark Brodie March 23, 2023
GOP lawmakers could refer up to 51 resolutions to voters Lauren Gilger, Ben Giles March 9, 2023
AG sues Cochise County over agreement with recorder Ben Giles March 7, 2023
Hobbs says Mayes can't simply end a Saudi water deal Ben Giles March 2, 2023
Hobbs condemns far-fledged drug cartel allegations Lauren Gilger, Ben Giles March 1, 2023
Arizona GOP lawmakers distance themselves from election-related bribery accusations Ben Giles Feb. 27, 2023
16 complaints about Brnovich have been filed with Bar Ben Giles Feb. 27, 2023
2 bar complaints filed against former AG Brnovich Ben Giles Feb. 23, 2023
Hobbs fires DCS director after less than 2 months Ben Giles Feb. 23, 2023
When his office debunked election fraud claims, AG Mark Brnovich concealed the reports Ben Giles Feb. 22, 2023
Arizona Gov. Hobbs vetoes partisan Republican budget bills, renews calls for negotiations Ben Giles Feb. 16, 2023
Arizona Gov. Hobbs' attorneys say Ducey issued more than $210M in ARPA grants illegally Ben Giles Feb. 15, 2023
Republicans on Senate committee reject ADHS nominee Ben Giles Feb. 9, 2023
Fontes, Richer criticize legislation that attempts to undo advances in voting Ben Giles Feb. 9, 2023
SB 1471 would create a man vs. machine test for Maricopa County vote tabulators Ben Giles, Lauren Gilger Feb. 2, 2023
AZ bill would ban future 'emergency' vaccines from school attendance requirements Ben Giles Jan. 30, 2023
GOP lawmakers know Hobbs will veto their budget. Here's why they're submitting it Lauren Gilger, Ben Giles Jan. 26, 2023
AZ could get faster election results, but at what cost? Ben Giles Jan. 20, 2023
AZ budget talks have barely begun – and there’s already talk of a shutdown Lauren Gilger, Ben Giles Jan. 19, 2023
Hobbs will be put to the test by a conservative Republican majority Ben Giles Jan. 5, 2023