Stories tagged: "governor"


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New Executive Order Prohibits Racial Discrimination Based on Hair in Arizona

Congressional Democrats attempted to pass a federal ban on hair discrimination last year, but the bill was blocked by Senate Republicans.

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Democrat Katie Hobbs Takes Office as Arizona Governor

Hobbs plans to tackle Arizona's growing cost of living, address affordable housing, and the state's water emergency, which has been exasperated by ongoing drought.

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5 Things to Know About Governor-Elect Katie Hobbs

Arizona's fifth female governor comes from a background in social work and public service—and the occasional triathlon.

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Meme Roundup: Kari Lake Gets Roasted for Loss to Katie Hobbs

Arizonans—including Meghan McCain—had fun roasting Kari Lake after her loss to Katie Hobbs. 

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Katie Hobbs to Be Arizona’s Next Governor

The former social worker said she’ll use the power of the veto to prevent state Republicans from enacting laws further restricting abortion and voting rights.

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - JULY 21:  An aerial view of people gathered near a homeless encampment in the afternoon heat on July 21, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Katie Hobbs’ Housing Plan Is Better Than Kari Lake’s, According to Housing Experts

Three housing experts reviewed Kari Lake's and Katie Hobbs' plans for addressing housing in Arizona and shared their reactions.

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs speaks at a roundtable event in Phoenix, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Opinion: Over 40 Black Leaders in Arizona on Why They Support Katie Hobbs for Governor

Black leaders in Arizona say that out of the two candidates running for governor, only one has a vision for Arizona that is based on truth and unmatched experience.