Stories tagged: "Senate"


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New Poll: Voters Support Jan. 6 Hearings, but Worry Trump Republicans Will Promote Violence

Sixty-five percent of voters support the House investigation into the deadly siege on the US Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump.

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‘Escalating Extreme Rhetoric:’ Arizona Senate Hopeful Wants to Send Immigrants to Pacific Islands for Hard Labor

Multiple studies show that both undocumented and documented immigrants make their communities safer and commit significantly less crime than native-born Americans.

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Sen. Mark Kelly’s Plan to Save Arizonans Money on Gas

The Democratic senator's bill would temporarily eliminate the 18-cents-per-gallon tax on fuel through the end of the year.

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Court Rejects Arizona Senate’s Attempt to Keep Audit Documents Private

The Arizona Senate was ordered to release the 1,000 documents it had been withholding from public records requests.

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Arizona Democrats Vote to Censure Sen. Kyrsten Sinema

The censuring of Simena is mostly symbolic. It acts as a way for Democrats in Arizona to publicly reprimand the senator for obstructing President Biden’s agenda. 

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Expanded Child Tax Credit Benefited Almost 1.4 Million Arizona Children

Arizona families this week may have seen their last payment —for now—under the expanded child tax credit program.

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Filibuster FAQs: What Is This Senate Procedure and Why Does It Matter for You?

While it’s easy to tune out all the political noise, the future of this Senate procedure does directly affect you and your family.