Politics and Government

Arizona Legislature Challenges Off-Year Local Elections

Apr 10, 2018 The House and Senate passed a bill to force election consolidation with a turnout threshold.

Bill Requiring Abortion Reporting Passes Arizona House

Apr 10, 2018 Doctors would be required to tell why an abortion is performed

Airport Authority's Economic Impact Estimated at $7.4 Billion a Year

Apr 6, 2018 Most recent estimate shows nearly 50 percent increase in economic impact in the past five years.

Study to Look at Options for Summerhaven's Main Road

Apr 5, 2018 Pima transportation official says traffic congestion can be an issue during snow storms, summer weekends.

Bill Aims to Reduce Rate of Suicide Among Farmers

Apr 5, 2018 The proposal would create outlets like counseling for agricultural workers under financial and emotional stress.

AZ Legislature Tells Congress to Stop Forcing Nogales to Pay for Sewer Line

Apr 5, 2018 State lawmakers are getting involved in a dispute over the cross-border sewer pipe.

Report: Pima County Has Highest Property Tax Rate in Arizona

Apr 5, 2018 While the rate is highest in the state, it is below the national average.

Gov. Ducey 'Welcomes Deployment' of National Guard to Border

Apr 4, 2018 President Trump is following his two successors in sending troops to the border.

Supervisors OK Report Urging Tax Swap for Road Repairs

Apr 3, 2018 Report calls for a sales tax that would slowly shift from covering road repairs to abating property taxes.

Cochise County to Join Lawsuit Against Opioid Makers

Apr 2, 2018 County claims it spends hundred of thousands of dollars each year combatting problems stemming from opioid addiction.

One Woman's Journey Through Border Patrol Detention

Mar 29, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Campaign finance curiosities in the 2018 Governor's race; and the co-founder of Cyclovia talks about building better communities for all.

Money and Politics: Closing the Gap With Social Media

Mar 29, 2018 Social media builds fundraising networks and might replace some dollars for a campaign.

Bill Shielding Nonprofit Donor Info Headed to Ducey for Approval

Mar 29, 2018 The measure prohibits certain "dark money" information from going public.

Money and Politics: What Do the Donations Buy?

Mar 29, 2018 A small screenprinting business keeps afloat with orders from candidates and other political causes.

Money and Politics: How do Candidates Get the Fundraising Ball Rolling?

Mar 28, 2018 Two political insiders talk about how they start to build a candidate's coffers.

Money and Politics: Which Occupations Donate Most to Arizona Governor Candidates?

Mar 26, 2018 In campaign finance, CEOs and retirees are putting the most money into the gubernatorial race.

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