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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Gov. Doug Ducey has a list from which he’ll pick the next Arizona Supreme Court justice. Among the seven names on that list is a familiar one: Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery.
July 29, 2019
Monday night is the deadline to register to vote in Phoenix’s August election, which could have a major effect on the future of the city. Two ballot measures will go to voters.
July 29, 2019
Arizona hasn’t put anyone to death since 2014 because it hasn’t had access to the drugs used to do it. The state halted executions after a botched execution led to a moratorium on the practice.
July 29, 2019
Supporters of a ballot initiative to determine if Tucson officially becomes a “sanctuary city” turned in more than 12,000 valid signatures earlier this month — far surpassing the required number of nearly 9,200.
July 26, 2019
As the Trump administration rolls out a new rule to deport some undocumented immigrants more quickly, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema and eight of her senate colleagues are proposing a plan they believe will clear a backlog of asylum claims through a faster screening process.
July 26, 2019
To talk about the Mueller hearings, Bill Montgomery’s hopes for the Arizona Supreme Court and more, The Show spoke to Chuck Coughlin, president and CEO of HighGround, and Roy Herrera, attorney and former congressional staffer.
July 26, 2019
It’s the second time that a migrant rights activist who has worked at the Arizona-Mexico border and with migrant caravans cleared charges in Mexico for human smuggling. But the Trump administration is still accusing him of harboring immigrants.
July 25, 2019
James Moeller, the author of a number of precedent-setting decisions of the Arizona Supreme Court, has died. Among his rulings is one that declared Arizona's 1988 voter-approved English-only amendment illegal because it violates federal constitutional rights.
July 25, 2019
The world’s most endangered marine mammal is a small porpoise that lives just south of the Arizona border in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez. Now, a new documentary about the animal’s plight from executive producer Leonardo DiCaprio is playing in Arizona.
July 26, 2019
APS is working on reassessing some of its own policies as the utility faces increased Corporation Commission scrutiny following the deaths of two customers who had their power .
July 25, 2019
Next month, Phoenix voters will decide on two ballot measures. One of them — Proposition 106 — is connected to one of the city’s more difficult challenges: pension costs. The pension-related debt is several billion dollars in total.
July 25, 2019
Hundreds of business leaders across the country are urging lawmakers in D.C. to sign the United States Mexico Canada Agreement, or USMCA, into law.
July 25, 2019
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery's supporters include Attorney General Mark Brnovich, but critics say he won’t treat LGBT people equally under the law.
July 25, 2019
A Mexican elected governor from a border state with ties to the U.S. Republican party is atypically had his term in office extended. This is raising suspicions that the country's president may also extend his role in office.
July 25, 2019
One of the main business organizations in Mexico is concerned with the rising violence and crime indexes in that nation. Their concern is not only with the local the local impact of crime, but also for its ties to the U.S.
July 24, 2019
Arizona was well-represented in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony to the House Judiciary Committee. Three members of the state’s congressional delegation were given time to speak and ask questions during hearings on Capitol Hill Wednesday.
July 24, 2019
Former special counsel Robert Mueller appeared in two separate hearings before the House judiciary and intelligence committees.
AZ Delegation Plays Big Role
July 24, 2019
Arizona Commerce Authority CEO Sandra Watson is responsible for awarding grants from the Arizona Competes Fund, and she unlike other agency leaders doesn’t take orders from the governor.
July 23, 2019
A new lineup has led to different approach by the Commission. In part, that included the implementation of a new energy shutoff policy following the news that more than one APS customer died after power had been turned off due to a lack of payment.
July 23, 2019
Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants state lawmakers to debate and enact a recreational marijuana program rather than risk an industry-crafted measure from becoming the law of the land at the ballot box.
July 23, 2019

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