Arizona Elections

On Monday afternoon, Gov. Ducey delivers his State of the State speech, outlining his priorities for the 2019 legislative session. The Show recently sat down with House Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez of Yuma.
When Representative Don Shooter was expelled by his colleagues during the 2018 legislative session — the first such expulsion in more than 25 years. It was seen as a sign that lawmakers had raised expectations for their colleagues’ behavior.
Jan. 15, 2019
In addition to Ducey's priorities, we wanted to find out what the Americans for Prosperity would like to see happen at the Capitol.
Jan. 15, 2019
The political power of evangelical Christians has been a long-time force in the U.S., beginning with the election of Ronald Reagan as president in 1980. But is their political influence as strong as it used to be?
Jan. 15, 2019
On the first day of the legislative session, water led Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s State of the State address. There are lots of reasons to get a drought deal done. But despite significant progress, there are obstacles.
Jan. 15, 2019
In his State of State address Monday, Gov. Ducey said despite a sunny economic outlook, the state won’t, in his words, “let the good times roll.” Instead, Ducey says he plans on significantly boosting the state’s rainy day fund.
Jan. 15, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey gave his State of the State address Monday, kicking off the new legislative session and his second term in office. In it, he praised Arizona’s booming economy and working in the spirit of bipartisanship.
Jan. 15, 2019
The Takeaway: What Recourse Do Federal Workers Have During A Shutdown? Learning From The 1981 Air Traffic Controllers
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration when many of their members received a paycheck for $0.00. We look at the role these controllers play in air travel safety and potential protests. But air traffic controllers have had a showdown with the federal government before.
Jan. 15, 2019
There are almost 1,000 TSA workers in the Phoenix areas alone that have now gone without a paycheck in the new year. St. Mary’s Food Bank said it served about 300 on Monday. The food bank will be back to serve more if the government shutdown continues to strain the budgets of its workers.
Jan. 14, 2019
Tuesday is a big day in the ongoing Brexit saga, as the United Kingdom moves ever closer to leaving the European Union. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rich Preston.
Jan. 14, 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.
Jan. 14, 2019
The Phoenix City Council has had to face big choices in the past year, but the debates in meetings have been about more than just the issues. Tension between council members has bubbled up to the surface.
Jan. 14, 2019
Into the fourth week of the longest government shutdown in U.S. History, Arizona’s Congressional delegation continues to fight along party lines.
Jan. 14, 2019
When Arizona Gov. Ducey gives his State of the State Address Monday afternoon, one of the lawmakers sitting behind him will be the new Senate president, Karen Fann, of Prescott. She talked about what she hopes to hear from the governor.
Jan. 14, 2019
The Takeaway: New Reports Underscore FBI
This weekend, The New York Times published a report detailing the FBI's shock following President Trump's firing of James Comey in 2017. The bureau opened up a counterintelligence inquiry into the President's connections with Russia, worried that he may have been working as an agent of a foreign state.
Jan. 14, 2019
On Monday afternoon, Gov. Doug Ducey will give the annual State of the State speech. For a preview on what he might talk about, The Show spoke with Carmen Foreman, who covers the governor’s office for the Arizona Capitol Times.
Jan. 14, 2019
A lawsuit filed before the new year looks to demand a special Arizona election to replace the late Sen. John McCain. Lawyers for Gov. Doug Ducey are challenging the suit, saying Ducey abided by the state constitution when he appointed Martha McSally to succeed Jon Kyl.
Jan. 14, 2019
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey delivers his State of the State on Monday afternoon as the first session of the 54th Arizona Legislature gets under way. Listen live.
Jan. 14, 2019
The first session of the 54th Arizona Legislature begins Monday with Gov. Doug Ducey giving his State of the State address. Education is again expected to take center stage at the Capitol.
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Jan. 14, 2019
In leaving office, Sen. Jon Kyl filed a financial disclosure form. It included hundreds of thousands of dollars he made as a registered lobbyist for the firm Covington and Burling. There’s also more than $120,000 reported as pay Kyl received from ASU for teaching classes.
Jan. 11, 2019
In his inauguration speech earlier this week, Gov. Doug Ducey put his priorities for education and reigning in government spending back to back. Meanwhile, education advocates are demanding more funding for Arizona schools.
Jan. 11, 2019

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