Arizona Elections

Arizona Public Service — the state’s largest utility — has announced a significant move toward massive batteries and, likely, away from coal power. With that, it will also capture solar energy and add that alternative power to the grid.
Two bills intended to provide transparency in vaccinations, could overwhelm parents and pediatricians and further reduce child vaccinations.
Jan. 28, 2019
The census was one of the issues addressed at the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Winter Meeting last week in Washington, D.C. Mesa Mayor John Giles attended that meeting and was part of a panel on the 2020 Census, and he joined The Show to talk about it.
Jan. 28, 2019
Arizona Republic Editorial Director Phil Boas joined The Show for his weekly appearance to talk about the Drought Contingency Plan and the fast approaching federal deadline to finalize it.
Jan. 28, 2019
The Arizona Republican Party has elected a new chair. Kelli Ward, Arizona senator and U.S. Senate candidate, ousted incumbent Jonathan Lines in a vote on Saturday.
Jan. 28, 2019
The Takeaway: Growing Protests And Cries Of
In Venezuela, an element of political chaos left an uncertain future, as opposition leader Juan Guaido claimed the presidency. Although the U.S. and other countries were quick to sever ties with Maduro's government, there was an international backlash from Venezuela's allies.
Jan. 28, 2019
Former state senator and U.S. Senate candidate Kelli Ward is the new chairperson for the Arizona Republican Party. The conservative firebrand won the party's vote Saturday at the state GOP meeting in Phoenix, ousting businessman Jonathan Lines.
Jan. 28, 2019
After five weeks of not working or working without pay, federal workers are going back to their usual Monday morning routine. The government is back open, though it’s unclear when those workers will be paid. The White House has only said it will be “in the coming days.”
Jan. 28, 2019
Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) estimated that, if the shutdown lasted until Feb. 1, the immigration court backlog would’ve grown by another 100,000 cases nationwide. But as we know, it ended just shy of that. The total for Arizona’s backlog in that time? Over 2,000 cases.
Jan. 28, 2019
Arizona has until Thursday to sign off on a Drought Contingency Plan. The deadline was put in place by the federal government, which states that if Arizona doesn’t finish up work on the plan by the end of the month, the feds might implement their own water restrictions.
Jan. 28, 2019
Arizona’s Congressional delegation was largely in favor of reopening the federal government and continuing negotiations over building a wall on the U.S. Southern border.
Jan. 25, 2019
President Donald Trump and Congress have reached a deal to reopen the federal government, but the deal is only good until Feb. 15. Citing a need for a long term answer, Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans issued a stern series of statements Friday saying the three-week deal is “not the solution our community or our country needs.”
Jan. 25, 2019
Arizona Senate Bill 1046 has been successfully voted out of committee by the Senate. The bill, which passed on party lines, said those who receive ballots by mail may only return them by mail and not drop them off at polling places.
Jan. 25, 2019
President Donald Trump announced the end of the five-week-long government shutdown Friday, but warned if Congress doesn’t fund a border wall project in three weeks, he will work around it to fund the wall.
Jan. 25, 2019
President Donald Trump is giving remarks about the 35-day partial government shutdown from the White House Rose Garden.
Jan. 25, 2019
A state Senate committee has approved a pair of election-related bills on a party-line vote.
Jan. 25, 2019
Arizona voters who get an early ballot in the mail would be required to mail them back, under a bill given approval on a party-line vote in a state Senate committee yesterday. SB1046 would take away the option early voters currently have to also drop their ballots off at polling places.
Jan. 25, 2019
The Takeaway: The Art Of The Political Apology
Day by day the democratic field grows, with more and more presidential hopefuls throwing their hats into the ring. But there’s something else noticeably different this time around, the candidates are apologizing for past policy positions.
Jan. 25, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey has given up his fight to bar deferred Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival recipients from getting Arizona drivers’ licenses. After years of fighting the issue, Ducey announced this week: anyone who has an Employment Authorization Card is entitled to a state driver's license.
Jan. 24, 2019
Three Republican lawmakers want to alter the state’s tax law to ensure Arizonans don't pay more in state income taxes because of changes in federal law. The move would defy Gov. Doug Ducey’s effort to “conform” with federal law.
Jan. 24, 2019
In November, voters shot down — by a 2-1 margin — Proposition 305, blocking a law that would’ve expanded the Empowerment Scholarship Account program, also referred to as vouchers. But the issue isn’t quite dead, as The Show's guest, Rob O’dell, tells us.
Jan. 23, 2019

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