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Arizona abortion clinics are sending women to other states
When an Arizona judge ruled last week that prosecutors can resume enforcing a near-total ban on abortion that dates to the Civil War, it fell to the staff at Camelback Family Planning to break the news to the women scheduled for appointments in the coming weeks.
Election command center will combat misinformation
Maricopa County is creating an election command center dedicated to protecting the integrity of elections. The team will protect nearly 2.5 million of voters from misinformation.
Sen. Sinema defends bipartisanship at McConnell Center
Most Americans prefer politicians who work across the aisle, Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said Monday in a forceful defense of her brand of bipartisanship, which has infuriated the left and is likely to draw her a primary challenge.
Arizona Sens. Sinema and Kelly call for Brittney Griners release
Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly have introduced a resolution to bring WNBA star Brittney Griner home.
July 21, 2022
Expenses grow as Republicans attempt to unseat Democrat Mark Kelly in the U.S. Senate
As Republicans aim to unseat Democrat Mark Kelly, the campaign for U.S. Senate in Arizona is among the most expensive in the country.
Arizona Voter Guide
July 22, 2022
Trump, Pence campaign for opposing GOP candidates in AZ on Friday
Former President Donald Trump and his estranged vice president, Mike Pence, held rival campaign events in Arizona on Friday, turning the governor's race into a broader referendum on the Republican Party's future.
KJZZ's Voters Guide
July 21, 2022
What the Jan. 6 committee will tell us about Trumps day-of intent
The latest Jan. 6 Committee hearing is taking place July 21 and members plan to focus on former President Donald Trump’s behavior and activities during a three-hour period on the day of the attempted insurrection.
July 21, 2022
More robust security planned on AZ primary, Election Day
Arizona voters can expect security to be more robust at polling places when they cast ballots Aug. 2.
July 20, 2022
Planned Parenthood Arizona files response asking courts to harmonize abortion laws
Planned Parenthood Arizona filed a response to Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s request that a court lift an injunction blocking the enforcement of a near total 1901 abortion ban.
July 20, 2022
Abortion ruling puts new focus on Arizonas AG race
The race for state attorney general is one of the most crowded fields on Arizona’s primary ballots. And recent Supreme Court decisions have put this down-ballot race in the spotlight.
Arizona Voter Guide
July 21, 2022
House Speaker Bowers censured by AZ Republican Party
The Republican Party of Arizona made the move, citing his lack of support for election reform, among other legislative decisions.
July 20, 2022
Conservative scholars explain how 2020 election was lost — not stolen
A group of eight career-long conservative Republicans recently released a report using the law to counter the Trump efforts. The report is called, "Lost, Not Stolen."
July 20, 2022
Bidens new executive order recognizes growing issue of political prisoners
President Joe Biden signed an executive order July 19 that would strengthen the State Department’s ability to "bring hostages and wrongfully detained United States Nationals home.”
July 20, 2022
Several measures affecting public health will be on November ballot
Several measures affecting public health will be on the November ballot. And there are a few that could have a significant impact on people's lives.
July 20, 2022
Grand Canyon uranium bill heads to Senate committee
Legislation that would ban uranium mining near the Grand Canyon will go before a Senate committee Thursday. But the bill’s fate is still up in the air.
July 19, 2022
Advocacy groups seek federal ban to Cyber Ninjas firm, CEO
Advocacy groups in Arizona are seeking a federal ban on the firm hired to audit 2020 election results in Maricopa County.
July 19, 2022
A battle of endorsements in the GOP gubernatorial primary
A flurry of endorsements for GOP-gubernatorial hopeful Karrin Taylor Robson have turned the Arizona primary into a proxy battle for the state of the Republican Party. Former allies of Donald Trump are backing the opponent of his preferred nominee, Kari Lake.
Arizona Voter Guide
July 20, 2022
One candidate for governor is spending a record amount of money. It might not be enough
This election cycle is proving to be one of the most costly in history. And Arizona is no different.
July 19, 2022
An ex-husbands lawsuit could make Arizona abortion access even more difficult
An Arizona woman's ex-husband is suing a clinic over an abortion she had four years ago. What this case could mean for providers and patients going forward.
July 19, 2022
How would the next secretary of state handle future elections? Look back to 2020
Arizona’s secretary of state has many election-related and administrative functions. But one task, once mundane, has been politicized by some of the candidates vying for the office: election certification.
July 19, 2022
Heres what kind of pen to use to fill out your ballot
When filling out your mail-in ballot, Maricopa County recorder Stephen Richer asks you to make sure you use the correct writing instrument.
July 18, 2022
Mike Pence endorses Karrin Taylor Robson for AZ governor
Karrin Taylor Robson's campaign has announced the endorsement of former Vice President Mike Pence, who will campaign with her on Friday — the same day Trump is scheduled to hold a rally for Lake, creating a split-screen moment underscoring the divide between the GOP establishment and Trump.
July 18, 2022
Professor says civil lawsuits could further abortion law enforcement
An Arizona civil lawsuit that was filed in 2020 is one of many cases that has shifted after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. In the case, an ex-husband filed for a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the estate of the deceased fetus.
July 18, 2022