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Christine Marsh: Waiting on Ballots Is Like the Last Mile of a Marathon

The Arizona Teacher of the Year said they focused on positive, hopeful messaging and didn’t get caught up in the negativity.

The dome of the Arizona Capitol building is illuminated in blue as buildings and structures around the state are lit in blue as a symbol of support for Arizona's frontline medical workers and emergency responders battling the coronavirus Wednesday, April 15, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
LIVE BLOG: As-It-Happens Updates on Arizona’s Tightest Legislative Races

The outcome of races in LD6, LD17, LD20, LD21, and LD28 could end the Republican trifecta over Arizona’s state government.

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WATCH: Rep. Kern Mocks Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego for COVID-19 Public Health Rules

Kern recently defended his disregard for Phoenix's public health efforts, questioning the need to follow rules put in place by a "Democrat mayor."

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Lawmakers Weigh in on Extending Unemployment Benefits

We reached out to members of Arizona's House of Representatives to see if they support additional legislation to help unemployed Arizonans.

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Women’s Health Advocates Respond to Rep. Blackman’s Attacks on Women’s Reproductive Rights

The state lawmaker made several unfounded claims regarding reproductive rights in a recent video posted on social media.

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As Arizona Hits Record COVID-19 Numbers, McSally Introduces Bill Encouraging Vacations

The goal of the bill isn’t to give Americans a relaxing time away from home — it’s to boost sales for tourism industries.

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This Lawmaker Voted to Protect His Business From COVID Liabilities — Then His Employee Caught It

Rep. Jeff Weninger voted in favor of a bill that would have protected him from legal action if someone caught the coronavirus at one of his restaurants.