Stories tagged: "Arizona"


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‘Truly a Sad Day’: Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Voter Suppression Laws

The conservative-controlled US Supreme Court upheld Arizona’s laws restricting third-party ballot collection and out-of-precinct voting.

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‘Hip Historian’ Makes Impact on Arizona’s Transgender History

The end of Nicolai De Raylan’s life offers insight into the extremely tragic way transgender people were treated back in the early 1900s.

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Ducey’s Out in 2022. Here’s Who Wants to Replace Him as Governor.

A slew of candidates have announced their intent to run in recent weeks, with others expected to follow suit. The race for Arizona’s governor is heating up. Incumbent Republican Governor Doug Ducey is not eligible to run again in 2022 due to term limits.  A slew of candidates have announced their intent to run in...

LIVE BLOG: Tracking Wildfires in Arizona

Bookmark this page for the latest updates on conditions, closures, and evacuations. Arizona had one of the driest monsoon seasons in history last year alongside a number of record-breaking wildfires—and 2021 isn’t expected to be much different. Much of the state is currently in a state of drought, resulting in dry conditions ripe for fires....

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Corporation Commission Votes to Stop Power Disconnection During Summer Heat

The Arizona Corporation Commission voted to ban disconnections for customers who owe less than $300 for electricity. With summerlike heat already here and triple-digit temperatures around the corner, Arizonans are cranking up the air-conditioning in April. As electricity use increases, some Arizona residents who struggle to pay their power bill risk being disconnected. Last week,...

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How High Is Too High to Drive? Proposed Bill Would Set Limits for Weed DUI.

States like Nevada, Colorado, and Washington already have similar limits in place. A bill introduced in the Arizona Legislature would define exactly how much weed someone has to have in their system to be considered too high to drive. Currently, drivers can be convicted of driving under the influence if they have any level of...

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Arizonans on Biden Inauguration: ‘Thank God’

Arizonans far and wide celebrated President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ inauguration Wednesday.