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Q&A: Arizona Supreme Court E-Qual ruling a threat to Arizona democracy?

The Arizona Supreme Court Tuesday, May 13 denied a request for accepting a special action and relief from the in-person state law …

Arizona Supreme Court denies relief from physical signature-gathering requirements

An online signature-gathering program for those seeking office in Arizona is OK, but for statewide initiatives, the same system cannot …
A voter drops off a ballot for the Arizona Democratic presidential preference election Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Phoenix.

Candidates vie for Maricopa County leadership roles

Voters will decide in the August primary who will compete in November to fill important elected positions representing the more than 4 …
Jan Brewer

Brewer: President Trump's immigration pause is patriotic

Whenever anyone questions the wisdom of allowing large-scale illegal immigration, the first thing we invariably hear from the …

Jerry Weiers, Joyce Clark face challengers in Glendale election

Mayor Jerry Weiers and Yucca District Councilwoman Joyce Clark will face challengers in the election this fall. Vice Mayor Ray Malnar …
ARIZONA POLITICS

Arizona Secretary of State not opposed to online signatures

PHOENIX — The state’s chief elections officer said she won’t oppose legal efforts to allow initiative drives to gather the remaining signatures they need online.

Phoenix metropolitan medical marijuana dispensaries brace for 2020 ballot initiative result

If there’s going to be an initiative to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, it may as well have 420,000 signatures to get it on the ballot.
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Opinion: Getting you and your student ready for August

Back to school is only weeks away. While we may not have a detailed roadmap on what that will look like, we do know that there will be …

Rhoden: A letter to my kids regarding #BlackLivesMatter

I last wrote a public letter to you six years ago in BKNation. During that time, in 2014, we had just moved to the Phoenix area and I …
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