Arizona Elections

Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers on Tuesday said he would not advance his repeal of Arizona’s water forfeiture law. The bill has led the Gila River Indian Community to threaten to pull out of the state’s drought plan for the Colorado River.
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The Drought Contingency Plan, approved by lawmakers and signed by Gov. Doug Ducey in January, could be in trouble.
Feb. 15, 2019
Arizona’s Supreme Court expanded its roster by two justices in 2016 after action by the legislature. Gov. Doug Ducey has become the beneficiary of that growth, and he’ll have another opportunity, with Justice John Pelander retiring from the court later this year.
Feb. 15, 2019
The Show was joined by Arizona Republic investigative reporter Dennis Wagner. He and his colleagues spent nine months reporting on the border wall back in 2017— that really gives a stark reminder of how long this debate has been going on.
Feb. 15, 2019
The Takeaway: The Power Of The Executive
Ahead of the Presidents Day holiday, Amy Walter talks to Dr. Barbara Perry about the role of of the executive and how it has changed over time.
Feb. 15, 2019
Republican lawmakers are once again trying to make it more difficult for citizen groups to propose their own laws. A bill that’s moving through the Arizona legislature would impose new requirements that could keep a measure from ever getting to voters.
Feb. 15, 2019
President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Feb. 15, 2019
A council representing 900 Arizona prosecutors has asked the state Supreme Court to uphold a lower court ruling that criminalizes a popular form of medical marijuana.
Feb. 14, 2019
The Show spoke with Ross Knox and his wife, Lynne, about their lives right by the border with Mexico. They say — contrary to much of the rhetoric surrounding the border — they feel very safe.
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Feb. 14, 2019
Wednesday, the LIBRE Initiative — an organization founded by the conservative Koch brothers that works for immigration reform — sent a group of 40 DREAMers to Washington, D.C. to push for a permanent solution for young people like them.
Feb. 14, 2019
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has a new member.
Feb. 14, 2019
A House panel voted Wednesday to prohibit city council members from firing lay judges who oversee lower court cases.
Feb. 14, 2019
State lawmakers want smart phones and other electronic devices with access to built-in microphones and cameras to clearly disclose when they're watching you.
Feb. 14, 2019
On Wednesday, Arizona lawmakers debated a proposal from Republican Sen. David Livingston to sweep oversight of the state’s Empowerment Scholarship Account program — more commonly known as vouchers — from the Department of Education and hire a private company to oversee it.
Feb. 13, 2019
KJZZ’s hour-long forum with Phoenix’s mayoral candidates Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela was last night at Burton Barr Central Library in Phoenix. We had a packed room and almost 70 submitted questions! We couldn’t get to all of them during the event, so here’s are some of the major topics.
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Feb. 13, 2019
Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela joined KJZZ's Christina Estes and Mark Brodie at Burton Barr Central Library. There, the candidates answered questions from the hosts as well as some submitted by the audience. Estes joined The Show to talk about the evening.
Feb. 13, 2019
Arizona hasn’t had a permanent U.S. attorney since President Trump took office more than two years ago. Now we’ve learned that the state finally has a nominee to hold the position with the official title.
Feb. 13, 2019
Last month, President Trump stood in the House of Representatives and gave his second State of the Union address. But many of you might not know about another national address that takes place every year — the State of the Indian Nations.
Feb. 13, 2019
A panel of Arizona lawmakers voted this week to let anyone file suit if they believe public tax dollars are being used to influence elections.
Feb. 13, 2019
Tuesday night was KJZZ's Phoenix Mayoral Forum, featuring candidates Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela. A runoff election between Gallego and Valenzuela, is being held to fill the city’s vacant mayoral seat on March 12.
Feb. 12, 2019
Arizona could be the first state in the country to allow people with out-of-state occupational licenses to practice here without taking an exam. The objective of the bill is to encourage more people to come to the state and find work easily.
Feb. 12, 2019

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