Katie Hobbs is going to be Arizona’s next secretary of state – and a heartbeat away from governor – absent a sudden and unlikely last-minute burst of votes from Maricopa County favoring Steve Gaynor, her Republican opponent.Read More »
New election returns Sunday put Democrat Katie Hobbs in striking distance in the race for secretary of state.Read More »
More Arizonans voted in the 2018 primary election than in any other primary in the state’s history, a surge that was in part fueled by strong gains from Democrats at the polls.Read More »
As a primary field becomes more crowded, the portion of votes needed to win the nomination becomes smaller and smaller. With as many as seven or eight Republican gubernatorial candidates on the ballot this year, any advantage can help lead to a win.
For some, the advantage may be geography.
All of Arizona's 15 counties are now designated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as natural disaster areas for drought, making farmers and ranchers eligible for federal low-interest emergency loans.Read More »
A National Park Service recommendation could bring federal designation to the building near downtown where farm labor leader César Chávez is said to have first uttered “Sí se puede.”Read More »
What would a Western movie be without the familiar saloon fight, the hard drinking customers, the cardsharp trying to cheat patrons out of their hard-earned cash, or the dancing girl hanging on the arm of a lonely miner? Who can forget the steely-eyed Virgil Earp playing an all-night card game with Johnny Behan, Ike Clanton and Tom McLaury in Tombstone’s Occidental Saloon the evening before the shootout at the OK Corral?Read More »
A panel of lawmakers today unanimously approved legislation to ensure that congressional candidates can gather signatures using the boundaries of their old districts, as well as in new ones.Read More »
Social-service advocates are pointing to higher unemployment rates in Arizona's rural counties as they urge legislators to keep extended unemployment benefits flowing.Read More »