Stories tagged: "Kern"


The Copper Courier Voter Guide: Arizona’s 20th Legislative District

As part of our efforts to help voters feel informed as the November election approaches, we're creating an overview of local races throughout the state.

With Democrats eyeing November pickups they hope will give them control of the Arizona Legislature for the first time in decades, business interests are pumping cash into their primaries. But the biggest knock-down, drag-out primary fight pits two sitting lawmakers in a Republican north Phoenix district battling for the soul of the GOP base. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Republican’s Majority in the State House Could Hinge on These Three Districts

Here are three races that could end the Republican trifecta over Arizona’s state government.

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WATCH: Rep. Kern Mocks Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego for COVID-19 Public Health Rules

Kern recently defended his disregard for Phoenix's public health efforts, questioning the need to follow rules put in place by a "Democrat mayor."

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This Lawmaker Voted to Protect His Business From COVID Liabilities — Then His Employee Caught It

Rep. Jeff Weninger voted in favor of a bill that would have protected him from legal action if someone caught the coronavirus at one of his restaurants.