Politics and Government

Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to let Arizona doctors provide abortions in California

Apr 24, 2024 It would apply only to doctors licensed in good standing in Arizona and their patients, and last only through the end of November.

Arizona grand jury indicts 11 Republicans who falsely declared Trump won the state in 2020

Apr 24, 2024 Seven others were indicted, but their names were blacked out of records released by Attorney General Kris Mayes.

AZ House approves repeal of near-total abortion ban

Apr 24, 2024 The bill now heads to the Senate.

US Supreme Court rejects Lake-Finchem voting machine challenge

Apr 22, 2024 The decision ends the lawsuit brought by the two Republicans.

Kroger, Albertsons — still hoping to merge — agree to sell more stores to satisfy regulators

Apr 22, 2024 The companies now plan to sell 579 Kroger and Albertsons stores in markets where they overlap.

Republican says abortion ban repeal will advance in the state House by midweek

Apr 22, 2024 The 29 Democrats in the House of Representatives have twice tried to alter House rules to vote to repeal the ban.

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs sets veto record

Apr 22, 2024 Hobbs vetoed another 13 bills last week, giving her 185 total vetoes since she took office in January 2023.

Arizona students still unsure of financial aid for fall as Gov. Katie Hobbs announces FAFSA campaign

Apr 22, 2024 Students and parents are still unsure how much financial aid they will be offered for the 2024-25 school year.

Jim Weiers, former speaker of the Arizona House, dies at 70

Apr 20, 2024 Jim Weiers was born in South Dakota in 1953 and moved to Phoenix in 1965.

AZ abortion ban is not in effect yet, attorney general tells hospitals

Apr 19, 2024 She said she would notify medical providers if the enforcement date changes.

See - and hear - Chaplin's "City Lights", presented by The Fox Tucson Theatre and the Tucson Symphony Orchestra.

Apr 17, 2024 Also on Arizona Spotlight: NPR's Sarah McCammon on her autobiographical memoir "Ex-vangelicals"; and a story about lessons in Little league and life from Steve Braun.

Arizona House again refuses to repeal 1864 abortion law but Senate agrees

Apr 17, 2024 House Speaker Ben Toma kept the bill from being brought up.

US court rejects a request by tribes to block $10B SunZia energy transmission project in Arizona

Apr 16, 2024 The project — approved in 2015 following a lengthy review — has been touted as the biggest U.S. electricity infrastructure undertaking since the Hoover Dam was built in the 1930s.

New data shows families continue crossing the border in large numbers in the Tucson Sector

Apr 15, 2024 Tucson Sector continues to have the highest number of migrants crossing, and by far the highest number of families and children, even as the total number of migrant apprehensions at the southern border dropped slightly from the previous month.

Shaman sidelined: Chansley among more than 70 to miss signature threshold

Apr 14, 2024 Jacob Angeli-Chansley, better known as the “Qanon Shaman,” will not be going back to Washington – at least not in any official capacity.

Senate hopeful Kari Lake fears AZ abortion ban will motivate voters in November

Apr 12, 2024 Senate candidate Kari Lake continued to oppose the revival of Arizona’s 1864 near-total ban on abortion, during a campaign rally at the University of Arizona on Thursday night.

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