Stories tagged: "legislature"


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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.

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Gov. Hobbs Calls on Elected Officials to End Conspiracy Theories in Inaugural Address

In her speech, Hobbs outlined an agenda focused on water, border security, healthcare access, affordability, workforce development, and education.

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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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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.

6 Influential Women Who Helped Shaped Arizona History

From breaking glass ceilings to championing for the rights of marginalized communities, these women’s stories are worth sharing.

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%.

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.