Politics and Government

Brnovich runs for Senate

Jun 10, 2021 Political observers were waiting for the announcement.

Retired Gen. McGuire jumps into Arizona Senate race

Jun 8, 2021 Republican hopes to unseat freshman senator Mark Kelly

Flat tax proposal stalls in AZ House

Jun 7, 2021 A lone Republican is holding up the budget by refusing to vote for the flat tax.

Governors of Arizona and Sonora meet officially for final time

Jun 4, 2021 Lorraine Rivera spoke to both governors about how the two states have collaborated in recent years.

"Good Food Finder" wants to build roots between growers and consumers.

Jun 2, 2021 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit a place in the desert with more than a century of aviation history; current Tucson Museum of Art exhibition "4 x 4" celebrates Willie J. Bonner; more entries by 5th graders from The NPR Student Podcast Challenge.

Hobbs enters race for Arizona governor

Jun 2, 2021 She is the second Democrat and third woman to declare candidacy

Former TV anchor runs for AZ Governor

Jun 1, 2021 Kari Lake was a news anchor in Phoenix for more than twenty years

Report examines jail-based voting in Arizona

May 27, 2021 The report looks into what counties had the best jail-based voting procedures in the November 2020 election.

Arizona legalizes clean needle exchange sites

May 27, 2021 People who inject drugs can exchange their used needles for clean ones at the sites. Clean, sharp needles reduced the risk of illnesses like HIV.

Key firm drops out of Arizona GOP's 2020 election Audit

May 26, 2021 Wake Technology Solutions Inc. was leading the hand-recount part of the audit but decided not to renew its contract

It's not just Arizona: Push to review 2020 ballots spreads

May 25, 2021 People who believe debunked election conspiracy theories are pushing for audits of ballots in an increasing number of state

Arizona audit of 2020 election resumes after weeklong hiatus

May 24, 2021 The recount is taking far longer than expected, and counters had to vacate the facility for high school graduations

Daniel Hernandez running for Congress

May 20, 2021 The Tucson state lawmaker is the third Democratic legislator in the race.

Arizona election chief: GOP-audited machines must be dropped

May 20, 2021 Secretary of State Katie Hobbs says Maricopa County lost control of the machines after they were handed over and doesn’t know what was done to them.

Watchdog group sues for Arizona election audit records

May 19, 2021 Group seeks a variety of records including communications with the state Senate and the audit's budget and funders

Arizona auditors backtrack, say no election data destroyed

May 19, 2021 Announcement reverses earlier allegations that election officials eliminated evidence.

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