Arizona Elections

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich must decide whether it’s legal for voters to impose "dark money" bans in local campaigns. But, the effort to combat dirty money continues.
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Benjamin Kreutzberg said the plan language of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act permits patients to have "usable marijuana.'' That, he told the justices, means the flowers and leaves of the plant. Anything else, including preparations made by extracting the resin— and the psychoactive THC — remains strictly illegal.
Mar. 20, 2019
The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan is finished. The seven states that rely on the river have finally agreed on a plan that has been years in the making, involving many tough conversations about how much water each state would give up to preserve the river’s future.
Mar. 20, 2019
On Tuesday, the Pentagon released a list of potential cuts, including $148 million worth of upgrades and construction at four Arizona bases, affecting the Navy, Air Force, Army and Army National Guard.
Mar. 20, 2019
Wednesday afternoon, the Arizona House Ethics Committee will seek legal guidance on whether to give embattled State Rep. David Stringer a chance to present documents members originally subpoenaed out of public view.
Mar. 20, 2019
The recently appointed ambassador of Mexico to the U.S. made her first official trip to Arizona Tuesday. Ambassador Martha Bárcena not only has personal ties with the state, but also expects the economic and social bonds with Mexico to grow.
Mar. 19, 2019
“This is a very pivotal time in Tempe history,” Corey Woods said. “When it comes to economic development and affordable housing and our parks and arts and culture, I felt like this would be a good time for me to come back in.”
Mar. 19, 2019
A record number of ballots were cast in last week’s runoff election for Phoenix mayor. On Wednesday, the City Council will officially declare Kate Gallego the winner over Daniel Valenzuela.
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Mar. 19, 2019
The Arizona Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that could have broad implications for the state’s medical marijuana program. Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services will be in the courtroom, and The Show caught up with him to talk about what's at stake.
Mar. 19, 2019
The Arizona House voted Monday to make it a crime for people who conduct voter registration drives to be paid based on the number of voters they sign up.
Mar. 19, 2019
Arizona's Republican lawmakers plan to shut the door on cities and towns wanting to protect home renters from landlord evictions.
Mar. 19, 2019
In South Dakota v. Wayfair, the U.S. Supreme Court essentially allowed states to require online retailers to collect and remit sales taxes. Arizona is among a handful of states that has not adjusted its tax laws to reflect the last summer's ruling. A new bill could change that.
Mar. 18, 2019
Several vigils were held over the weekend in Arizona to remember the 50 lives lost at Christchurch in New Zealand, including one vigil at the Islamic Center of North East Valley, where hundreds gathered Sunday night.
Mar. 18, 2019
Last week, the state Senate gave its OK to a bill that its sponsor calls the most significant reform to the governance of charter schools since they were established. Critics, however, see it differently, and argue the measure is essentially toothless. The bill is now moving to the Arizona House.
Mar. 18, 2019
President Donald Trump continues to criticize the late Sen. John McCain. The latest insults are over reports that McCain shared a dossier with information linking Trump to Russia.
Mar. 17, 2019
The debate over the border wall has been about everything from funding, to immigration, to the environment. Now a new report from the Washington Post reveals it’s also about a remote military bombing range in the very southeast of our state.
Mar. 15, 2019
President Trump has become the American face for those who disagree that man-made climate change is real, and that it's one of the greatest challenges the planet is up against.
Mar. 15, 2019
Arizona students will take part in a global effort to take on climate change. The Arizona Youth Climate Strike on Friday afternoon is one of more than a hundred across the country; the version here will run from 4-6 p.m. at the Arizona Capitol.
Mar. 15, 2019
The issue of dark money is in the news, thanks to legislation from State Sen. Vince Leach, as state attorney general Mark Brnovich must decide whether it’s legal for voters to impose dark money bans in local campaigns. With The Show for a look at the issue of dark money in local elections was Josh Bendor.
Mar. 15, 2019
A bill that would let employers pay some young workers less that the minimum wage hit a snag on Thursday amid questions of whether it will discourage people from going to school. That possibility worries Republican Sen. Tyler Pace.
Mar. 15, 2019
A measure that’s moving through the Arizona Legislature is being billed as a way for parents to defend themselves from school shooters while dropping their kids off, but it would also allow students who are at least 18 years old to keep a loaded weapon in their vehicle.
Mar. 15, 2019

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