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Kevin Stone

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signs bill investing more than $1B in water supply

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Wednesday that allocates $1.2 billion over three years for projects to boost and secure the state’s water supply.
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Danny Shapiro

Arizona GOP Gov. Doug Ducey says abortion law in state will come down to courts

Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey expects the prevailing law on abortion in the state to be determined through the courts.
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey mum on endorsing his successor

With less than a month to go until Arizona's primary election, Republican Gov. Doug Ducey remains mum on his preferred successor.
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Kevin Stone

Poll: Salmon exit helps Taylor Robson, but Lake still leads Arizona GOP governor race

Karrin Taylor Robson picked up ground in Arizona’s GOP gubernatorial race after Matt Salmon withdrew, but Kari Lake is still leading, according to new polling.
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Danny Shapiro

Gunnigle says Mitchell stance on abortion law creates more confusion in Maricopa County

Democratic candidate Julie Gunnigle believes acting Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell's stance on how to enforce abortion law in light of Roe v. Wade being overturned has only caused more confusion.
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Danny Shapiro

US Rep. Andy Biggs of Arizona denies asking for pardon following Jan. 6 attack

U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs of Arizona on Wednesday denied asking for a pardon following the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol in 2021.
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Matt Salmon, left, endorsed Karrin Taylor Robson on June 29, 2022, a day after he withdrew for Ariz...
Kevin Stone

After ending Arizona governor bid, Matt Salmon endorses Karrin Taylor Robson

A day after he ended his campaign to become the Republican nominee for governor in Arizona, Matt Salmon endorsed Karrin Taylor Robson in the race on Wednesday.
8 days ago
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Danny Shapiro

Former GOP congressman Matt Salmon drops out of race for Arizona governor

With about a week until early voting for Arizona's primary election, Matt Salmon pulled out of Republican race for governor on Tuesday.
9 days ago
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Kevin Stone

Arizona party leaders laud state budget as bipartisan achievement

The Republican and Democratic leaders of the Arizona House both came out of budget negotiations with good things to say about the agreement.
10 days ago
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KTAR.com

Arizona state Sen. Nancy Barto provides updates to state abortion law

Arizona state Sen. Nancy Barto provided clarity on Arizona abortion law following the US Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
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Anti-abortion activists react to the 6-3 ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization whi...
Kevin Stone

What does Roe v. Wade reversal mean for Arizona abortion law?

Now that the Supreme Court has put abortion law authority in the hands of the states, what does it mean for Arizona?
13 days ago
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Danny Shapiro

Phoenix gas station owner unsure how long he can keep price at $4.99 a gallon

A Phoenix gas station owner who has been thrust into the spotlight for his decision to keep gas prices at $4.99 a gallon isn't sure how much longer that will last.
14 days ago
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KTAR.com

Arizona Sen. Ugenti-Rita would scrap ballot drop boxes as secretary of state

State Sen. Michelle Ugenti-Rita said that Arizona voting procedures could do with some work, starting with pulling ballot drop boxes.
14 days ago
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Danny Shapiro

US Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona says Fed waited too long to take action on inflation

U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona said Thursday the Federal Reserve waited too long to take substantial action to slow high inflation.
20 days ago
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., followed by Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., prepare for more bipartisan t...
KTAR.com

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema says gun agreement succeeds for Arizona

A bipartisan agreement on gun safety legislation meets U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema's two main objectives, saving lives and protecting Second Amendment rights, the Arizona Democrat said.
21 days ago
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KTAR.com

Wounded Phoenix officer ‘doing very well’; shooting suspects identified

Police on Wednesday identified the two men arrested in the shooting of a Phoenix police officer, who was “doing very well” a day after the incident.
22 days ago
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Torrence Dunham

Here’s how Arizona gubernatorial candidate Karrin Taylor Robson wants to keep kids safe in school

Arizona gubernatorial candidate Karrin Taylor Robson offered various ideas Tuesday to keep children safe in school following last month's shooting in Texas.
22 days ago
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Wills Rice

Arizona native overcame nerves during Scripps National Spelling Bee

"I tried to remember that I don't need to think about the people around me, it's just me and the word," Arizona native Aliyah Alpert said.
25 days ago
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KTAR.com

Maricopa County will have ‘zero tolerance’ for voting day disrupters, Penzone says

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said there would be "zero tolerance" of voting disrupters locally in either in the August primary or November general election.
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Kevin Stone

Sheriff Paul Penzone calls gun control bill a ‘kick-the-can-down-the-road moment’

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone doesn’t expect anything to come of the House gun control bill, but he sees value in pieces of it.
28 days ago
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KTAR.com

Arizona Republicans Kari Lake, Mark Finchem sue over ballot tabulation machines

Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake and state Rep. Mark Finchem filed a motion Wednesday for a preliminary injunction to stop the use of ballot tabulation machines in Arizona.
29 days ago
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Kevin Stone

Maricopa County boosts number of voting centers for August primary election

Maricopa County will have 212 voting centers for this year’s primary election, about 120 more than were available in 2020.
29 days ago
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Kevin Stone

Should Kari Lake worry about polls in GOP race for Arizona governor?

A local political expert explains why Kari Lake should be worried about the rise of Karrin Taylor Robson in Arizona's GOP gubernatorial race.
30 days ago
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Kevin Stone

Here’s why GOP Arizona state Sen. Paul Boyer sinks some election bills

Arizona state Sen. Paul Boyer explained Tuesday why he doesn’t always vote with his fellow Republicans on election-related bills.
30 days ago