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The Buzz: Changes to Arizona's elections

Election moves come as the state prepares for more mandatory recounts.

Hobbs on Senate's failure to pass Bipartisan Border Security Package: "It is incredibly unfortunate and frustrating."

The Q & A was hosted by the Sky Islands Regional Partnership — formerly known as the Sierra Vista Area Chamber of Commerce

The Buzz: How the state went from a surplus to a deficit

Two economists walk through how the state is facing a projected $1.7 billion deficit by the end of FY 25 after starting last year with a $2.5 billion surplus.

Election Task Force calls for changes to AZ law on voting rights, registration and training

The task force came up with 16 proposals to adress staff, security and voting rights

Governor orders more funding for elections, paid leave for state workers serving at polls

Hobbs said around $2.3 million from the American Rescue Plan Act will be earmarked to “support free, fair and secure elections."

State Superintendent of Public Instruction files lawsuit against Governor and Attorney General

Suit seeks to inforce English-language immerision teaching in Arizona public schools.

AG Mayes to be acting Governor

She will be in charge while Governor Hobbs is out of state.

Governor makes contraceptive medications available over the counter at pharmacies

Gov. Katie Hobbs says the rule will go into effect immediately

Arizona governor asked to rescind executive order limiting prosecution of abortion-related cases

“The governor’s office should not interfere with the discretion of prosecutors in fulfilling their duties as elected officials,” said the attorneys’ letter sent to Hobbs late Monday.

Arizona executive order safeguards abortion seekers and providers from prosecution

Only Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes, a Democrat, will be able to oversee abortion-related prosecutions.

Lawsuit protesting Arizona governor’s refusal to execute prisoner dismissed

Hobbs has vowed to not carry out any death sentences until there is confidence the state can do so without violating the law.

Hobbs vetoes GOP-backed bill to extend transportation sales tax in Arizona’s biggest county

The legislation approved in party-line votes would have prohibited the sales tax dollars from being used in Maricopa County to expand a light-rail line to the state Capitol.

Governor signs law ending Arizona water dispute involving upscale Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale

The bill obliges Scottsdale to provide Rio Verde Foothills with access to its water.

Arizona governor urging Biden to designate tribally proposed monument at Grand Canyon

Hobbs told Biden that she is committed to preserving cultural and natural treasures throughout Arizona and said the Grand Canyon is a “culturally sacred place stewarded by Indigenous Peoples for centuries.”

Arizona's governor and attorney general announce crackdown on Medicaid fraud

An investigation that involved the FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s Office has resulted in at least 45 indictments by the office of Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes.

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