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Ben Giles is a senior editor at KJZZ. He was previously a senior field correspondent specializing in political coverage. Before that, Giles spent six years as a reporter at the Arizona Capitol Times, where he covered the Arizona state Senate, the Governor’s Office, and state and federal elections.

Giles came to Arizona by way of Washington, D.C., where he reported on the Maryland Legislature, crime and various news beats in the metro region for the Washington Examiner.

Giles lives in Phoenix with his wife and three dogs. In his free time, he’s probably chipping away at a never-ending list of home improvement projects.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Maricopa County supervisors approve $4.35B budget Ben Giles, Greg Hahne June 26, 2023
County Recorder Richer suing Lake for defamation Ben Giles, Tom Maxedon
The Associated Press
June 22, 2023
Kaiser to resign from the Arizona state Senate Ben Giles June 14, 2023
Arizona Republicans try and fail to expel Democratic lawmaker over Bible prank Ben Giles June 13, 2023
Ethics committee concludes Rep. Stahl Hamilton violated Arizona House rules by hiding Bible Ben Giles June 9, 2023
Maricopa County supervisors appoint new LD26 state representative Ben Giles June 5, 2023
Bill Gates won't seek reelection to Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Ben Giles June 1, 2023
GOP casts doubt on Stahl Hamilton's apology for Bible-hiding prank Ben Giles May 25, 2023
Borrelli ordered AZ counties to stop using voting machines. Here's why he can't Ben Giles May 22, 2023
Arizona group settles lawsuit over armed ballot drop box monitors in tactical gear Ben Giles May 22, 2023
Maricopa County needs its transportation tax on the ballot. The Legislature is in the way Lauren Gilger, Ben Giles May 18, 2023
$5M in the budget for security at small, mid-sized houses of worship Ben Giles May 15, 2023
Hobbs defends budget negotiations amid criticism from some Democrats Ben Giles May 15, 2023
Biblegate: How a prank in the Arizona House turned into a formal ethics investigation Ben Giles May 9, 2023
Democrat who hid Bibles in House members' lounge hit with ethics complaint Ben Giles, Mark Brodie
Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services
May 2, 2023
Why Republicans and Democrats alike are concerned about a No Labels presidential nominee Ben Giles April 26, 2023
Arizona Capitol Times to challenge restraining order Ben Giles April 24, 2023
Rogers obtains injunction against Arizona Capitol Times reporter Ben Giles April 20, 2023
No Labels has qualified for the ballot, but says its not a political party Ben Giles, Lauren Gilger April 20, 2023
AZ Senate to pay $153,000 to settle public records battle Ben Giles April 19, 2023
Terán leaves AZ Senate to focus on run for Congress Ben Giles April 13, 2023
State House of Representatives votes to expel Liz Harris Ben Giles
Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services
April 11, 2023
Investigation reveals cause of Election Day printer issues Ben Giles April 10, 2023
Democrats begin campaigning in 3rd Congressional District Ben Giles April 5, 2023
AZ Democratic Party sues to block No Labels from ballot Ben Giles March 30, 2023