Arizona Elections

Phoenix voters soundly defeated Proposition 105, which sought to end the expansion of light rail in Phoenix in the Aug. 27 special election, largely thanks to neighborhoods where light rail already exists.
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Most of us try to avoid getting audited by the IRS when we file our taxes every year. But, this year, Luke Douglas is hoping to attract tax officials’ attention.
Aug. 14, 2019
Rep. Jay Lawrence (R-Scottsdale) is proposing a summer sales tax holiday to give Arizona parents a little relief on school supplies.
Aug. 14, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey said there’s no reason for a special session of the state Legislature to address gun legislation in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.
Aug. 13, 2019
“People can feel free to definitely ask for a new ballot if they need one,” said Phoenix City Clerk Denise Archibald. “There’s no problem at all. If they made a mistake or damaged it or misplaced it they just need to give us a call.”
Aug. 14, 2019
Groups for and against light rail and Phoenix are pushing their messages extra hard. Early voting is already underway for an Aug. 27 election that could mark the end of the line or signal a green light to build more.
Supporters, Opponents Weigh In | Light Rail Gets $100M In Federal Funds
Aug. 13, 2019
The Trump administration has unveiled a policy that will penalize immigrants awaiting permanent legal status if they use government benefit programs, like food stamps and Medicaid. The policy — which won’t take effect until October — would apply to people in the country legally.
Aug. 13, 2019
The recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, have intensified calls for action toward federal lawmakers when it comes to guns. Some options on the table include universal background checks of gun purchasers and semi-automatic weapon bans.
Aug. 13, 2019
The state brought in more money in the recently-ended fiscal year than it’s ever collected in any previous fiscal year — more than $11 billion. Both individual and corporate income tax collections went up by double digits, while sales tax revenues were also higher than expected.
Aug. 13, 2019
U.S. copper prices have fallen to two-year lows, generating concerns about the short-term future when it comes to some technology and manufacturing-related projects.
Aug. 13, 2019
The Trump administration is finalizing major changes to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, a move it says will reduce regulatory burden but critics charge will drive more creatures to extinction.
Aug. 12, 2019
The owners of off-track betting satellite signals from several out-of-state tracks is asking a federal judge to void a new law which would require them to sell their services to all Arizona tracks, whether they want to or not.
Aug. 13, 2019
The National Congress of American Indians and Four Directions will host a first-ever presidential candidate forum to address issues facing Native Americans on Aug. 19 in Iowa.
Aug. 15, 2019
The “Smart and Safe Arizona” campaign filed an initiative with the Arizona Secretary of State’s office on Friday and will soon begin collecting signatures to qualify for the 2020 ballot. A similar legalization effort failed at the ballot in 2016.
Aug. 12, 2019
The Secretary of State’s Office released the first Elections Procedure Manual in years on Friday. Now the office is soliciting feedback from the public.
Aug. 12, 2019
A teenage climate activist is coming to the U.S., and tensions are expected to rise this week between India and Pakistan.
Aug. 12, 2019
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Aug. 12, 2019
Charles Ryan, the director of the Arizona Department of Corrections, announced his retirement Friday. Ryan will step down after months of calls for his resignation.
Aug. 9, 2019
On Thursday, The Show heard from State Sen. Paul Boyer, who’s miffed that firefighters are having their workers’ compensation claims denied, despite a state law that presumes certain forms of cancer are a result of their workplace conditions.
Aug. 9, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with public policy consultant Chris Herstam and Paul Bentz of HighGround.
Aug. 9, 2019
A racial discrimination verdict has prompted criticism of state Democrats at a time when the nation is scrutinizing the party's relationship with people of color. Rep. Reginald Bolding (D-Phoenix) and Lawrence Robinson, president of the Roosevelt School District Governing Board, join The Show to talk about it.
Aug. 8, 2019

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