Stories tagged: "Arizona Republicans"


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Appeals Court Rejects Arizona Republican Party’s Attempt to End Early Voting

Early voting began in Arizona in 1991 and is used by more than 80% of voters. The Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled that the state’s early voting system is constitutional. In an 11-page ruling Tuesday, the three-judge panel rejected the Arizona Republican Party’s argument that mail-in voting violates the secrecy clause in the state...

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Where Are They Now? A Look Back on Arizona’s Insurrectionist Lawmakers

They spent the last two years defending a violent attack on the US Capitol that they played a hand in. Here's where they’ve ended up, and what role they’ll take in shaping Arizona in 2023.

A voting sign points voters in the right direction to drop off ballots in Phoenix, Monday, Nov. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Arizona Voters OK 2 Initiatives, Reject 1 Ballot Measure

The passed propositions require disclosures on dark money contributions to political campaigns and cap medical debt interest rates at 3%.

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Corporation Commission: Kevin Thompson Plans to End Electric Vehicle Subsidies and End Renewable Energy Requirements

The five-member Corporation Commission regulates electricity, water, and gas providers, and approves the rates that consumers pay. More than 300 water companies are under the commission’s jurisdiction.

Mary Ann Mendoza in 2017. (Photo by Megan Janetsky of Cronkite News)
East Valley Legislative Candidate Mary Ann Mendoza Appears to Be Wearing Blackface in Recently Surfaced Photos

Mary Ann Mendoza, who is running for Arizona House, appears to be wearing blackface in recently surfaced photos.

Books like “Gender Queer: A Memoir” by Maia Kobabe and “A Court of Mist and Fury” by Sarah J. Maas have been the subject of book bans in schools across the country.
Arizona Book Ban Targeting Authors Of Color and LGBTQ+ Topics Now in Effect

Republican lawmakers unanimously passed the restrictive education law while ignoring proposals that would properly fund Arizona schools.

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‘Big Lie’ Proponent Abe Hamadeh Accuses Democratic Party of Running Elections ‘Like Saddam Hussein’

The Republican candidate for Arizona attorney general also described policy that addresses climate change as "frightening" and repeatedly referenced the "deep state" conspiracy theory.