Stories tagged: "legislature"


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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Lawmakers Weigh in on Extending Unemployment Benefits

We reached out to members of Arizona's House of Representatives to see if they support additional legislation to help unemployed Arizonans.

Photo by Gage Skidmore.
Women’s Health Advocates Respond to Rep. Blackman’s Attacks on Women’s Reproductive Rights

The state lawmaker made several unfounded claims regarding reproductive rights in a recent video posted on social media.

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COVID Cases Are Rising Across Arizona. Yet Rep. Bolick Still Opposes Mail-In Voting.

Bolick has joined a task force that aims to purge voter rolls and stop ballots from being automatically mailed to voters.

Brenda Barton, a candidate running for the Legislative District 6, has incorrectly stated on her website that she is endorsed by the Arizona Nurses Association.
GOP Candidates Are Losing the Support of Healthcare Workers

Republican opposition to the recommendations of medical experts during the coronavirus pandemic is costing them the support of healthcare workers.

Photo by Gage Skidmore
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.