Stories tagged: "Arizona Democrats"


Speaker of the House Ben Toma speaking on the floor of the Arizona House of Representatives at the Arizona State Capitol building. Toma is also the chair of the Study Committee on Empowerment Scholarship AccountsGovernance and Oversight. Photo by Gage Skidmore.
After a Rocky Start, Arizona’s School Voucher Oversight Committee Meets This Week

The committee was established in May, but vacant seats and rescheduled meetings have delayed its first hearing. It has until Dec. 31 to release a report on the state's voucher program.

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Here’s a Handy Tool for Understanding Arizona State Politics

Progress Arizona’s annual legislative Scorecard is one of the best resources for quickly understanding how lawmakers spent their time at the Capitol.

US President Joe Biden is greeted as he arrives at Grand Canyon National Park Airport in Grand Canyon Village, Arizona, on August 7, 2023. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)
Democrats Took on Special Interests—and Won—With Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act

OPINION: When it comes to tackling the climate crisis, the Inflation Reduction Act is the most consequential investment in US history.

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10 Controversial Bills Just Passed By Arizona Republicans

The bills include another attempt to ban abortion outright, as well as efforts to ban certain books in schools and a proposal to criminalize homelessness.

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9 Things to Know About Arizona’s New Budget for 2023-2024

The Copper Courier has compiled a list of the biggest budget items that could impact your day-to-day life.

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Arizona State Sen. Raquel Terán Exploring Run for US Congress

The former chair of the Arizona Democratic Party is stepping down from her role as state House Minority Whip to explore a run for Rep. Ruben Gallego’s seat in the US House.

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Meme Roundup: People Roast Kyrsten Sinema for Switching Parties

US Sen. Kyrsten Sinema announced Friday that she switched parties, going from a Democrat to an Arizona independent.