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More Than 10,000 Arizonans Left the GOP in January

January was a tumultuous month for the Arizona GOP between the Capitol insurrection censure of three prominent members, and the impeachment trial. More than 10,000 Arizona Republicans left the party in January — a historic month marked by the insurrection of the US Capitol, an impeachment trial, and the censure of three prominent Republicans.  According...

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The Antics of Arizona Republicans Gosar and Biggs Have Become Notorious, but They Aren’t New

Arizona Republican Reps. Paul Gosar and Andy Biggs have quickly become the new faces of the party in the weeks since the election.

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Thousands of Arizonans Left the Republican Party After the Capitol Riot

Nearly 5,000 registered Arizona voters left the Republican party in the week following the events at the Capitol.

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Maricopa County Drops Charges for Marijuana Offenses Covered by Prop 207

All pending cases in the county for possessing an ounce or less of marijuana, paraphernalia, or marijuana concentrates will be dismissed.

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What a Democratic Legislature Would Mean for COVID-19 Relief in Arizona

With Republicans at the helm, unemployed Arizonans are still struggling to get by on $240 per week.

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This Former Prisoner Believes Julie Gunnigle Can Create Real Change in Maricopa County

Criminal justice reform under Gunnigle includes an end to the cash bail system and ending the practice of prosecuting for low-level marijuana offenses.

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Arizona Supreme Court to Decide on Surprise Billing Ballot Measure by Friday

The measure would add protections for patients with pre-existing conditions, end surprise billing, raise hospital inspection standards, and increase wages for healthcare workers.