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Theres extra time to apply for school vouchers
Families who want school vouchers for their students will have an extra 15 days to apply for them. This comes after Secretary of State Katie Hobbs confirmed the effort to block voucher expansion had failed.
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Coalition calls for investigation into busing migrants
An immigrant rights coalition is calling for an investigation into Gov. Doug Ducey for busing undocumented asylum seekers outside of the state.
The deadline to register to vote in the November election is Oct. 11
With the general election coming up, now is an important reminder for eligible Arizona residents to make sure they can vote. Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer says voters must be registered before October 11th to ensure they can take part in the General Election.
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Educators, Voters Weigh Proposed Dysart Unified School District Override
Reading interventionist Tammy Bach tutors small groups of kindergarten through third grade students who struggle to read. For a decade, she worked at one school in the West Valley’s largest school district.
Oct. 30, 2015
Arizona Clean Elections Commission Set To Vote On Dark Money Rule
The Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission is expected to vote tomorrow on a new rule that aims to shine some light on so-called “dark money.”
Oct. 29, 2015
Arizona Rep. David Schweikert On The Next Speaker Of The House
House Republicans nominated Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be the next Speaker of the House in a closed GOP Conference earlier today. Arizona Congressman David Schweikert Says It Came Down To Reforming The Process, Not The Person.
Oct. 28, 2015
Shawn Redd Discusses Candidacy For Arizona’s First Congressional District Seat
Several candidates have jumped into Arizona’s First Congressional District race in both the Republican and Democratic primaries. One of those is Shawn Redd.
Oct. 23, 2015
Ducey Wont Move Date Of Arizonas 2016 Presidential Primary
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey won't use his power to move the date of next year's presidential primary.
Oct. 22, 2015
Voters In Arizonas 1st Congressional District Will Weigh Importance Of Candidate Residency
As the Republican primary for Arizona's 1st congressional district grows closer, voters will have to weigh how important it is for candidates to live in the district.
Oct. 6, 2015
Glendales 2016 Mayoral Race May Highlight Handling Of Arizona Coyotes
Glendale’s relationship with the Arizona Coyotes will likely play a role in the city’s 2016 mayoral race, and one candidate is already criticizing a city council decision that could lead to replacement of the team as manager of Gila River Arena.
Oct. 2, 2015
Ted Cruz Brings Message Of Grassroots Conservatism To Phoenix
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz is the latest GOP presidential candidate to pitch his brand of conservativism and small government in the Valley of the Sun.
Sept. 14, 2015
Carly Fiorina Speaks At Republican Womens Convention In Phoenix
Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina opened her speech Friday evening by making light of what Donald Trump said about her appearance.
Sept. 11, 2015
Longtime Arizona GOP Politician Discusses Why Hes Now A Democrat
Politician Chris Herstam discusses why he has left the Republican party and has registered as a Democrat.
Sept. 2, 2015
Coalition To Recall Arizona Superintendent Diane Douglas Begins Efforts For Recall
This morning, the Coalition to Recall Diane Douglas began their efforts to recall the Superintendent Of Public Instruction.
Sept. 1, 2015
Group Files Application To Recall Arizona Superintendent Diane Douglas
Activists are trying to recall the Arizona's schools chief. The Coalition to Recall Diane Douglas filed an application with the secretary of state’s office Tuesday.
Sept. 1, 2015
Arizona Corporation Commissioners Bid To Keep Utilities Out Of Elections Could Test Power Limits
It's no secret that Save Our State Now and the Free Enterprise Club spent more than $3 million last year to elect Doug Little and Tom Forese to the Arizona Corporation Commission.
Aug. 31, 2015
Mayor Greg Stanton, Political Strategists Talk About Phoenix Election Results
Phoenix voters last night re-elected Mayor Greg Stanton. Unofficial results show he won about 65 percent of the vote
Aug. 26, 2015
John McCain: Donald Trump Cant Win Election Without Hispanic Vote
McCain said Trump’s immigration policy, which calls for deporting all illegal immigrants currently in the country, is a big problem.
Aug. 26, 2015
Preliminary Phoenix Election Results: Mayor Stanton Reelected, Prop 104 Passes
In a three-way race, incumbent Mayor Greg Stanton needed a 51 percent margin of victory to claim a new term — he won with 65 percent of the vote.
Aug. 26, 2015
Tempe Seeks Feedback On City Campaign Finance System Proposal
Tempe residents are being asked to weigh in on an idea to create a city campaign finance system — funded through a newly created fee.
Aug. 24, 2015
High Turnout Expected As Phoenix Votes On $31.5B Transit Initiative, Mayor And City Council
Voters in Phoenix have three final days to cast their ballots in elections for city council, mayor and on several propositions, including a multi-billion dollar transportation referendum.
Aug. 22, 2015
Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission Didnt Vote On Dark Money Rule
The Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission this morning took up the issue once again of regulating so-called "dark money" groups.
Aug. 27, 2015
The State Of Arizonas Democratic Party
The Arizona Democratic Party would seem to have an uphill climb to be as competitive in statewide races as it would like.
Aug. 12, 2015