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‘Being at the table’ leads Arizona House staffer to Biden administration

Longtime Arizona House of Representatives staffer Cynthia Aragon has a new job with President Joe Biden’s administration. 

A GOP senator marshalled her supporters to back a gun store owner to lead...

A bombastic pro-Trump state senator from Flagstaff is supporting Robert Wilson to be the fifth and final member of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Committee, and residents of her legislative district have flooded the panel with comments urging his selection as chairman.

Biggs and Gosar sought pardons for Capitol riot, but didn’t get them

Arizona Republican Congressmen Andy Biggs and Paul Gosar have asked President Donald Trump to preemptively pardon them for their roles in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, but the president has no plans to do so, CNN reported Tuesday.
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Election company Dominion tells Kelli Ward to stop spreading lies in prelude to lawsuit

Arizona Republican Party chairwoman Kelli Ward has received a cease-and-desist letter from attorneys representing Dominion Voting Systems over claims she has made that the machines “rigged” the November election to ensure Donald Trump lost. 
Trump coup attempt

A congressman and his aides armed themselves with scissors in the face of a...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle slipped a pair of scissors into his pocket as rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol.

Bill aims to disallow Sharpies to be used on ballots

A bill at the Arizona legislature aims to prevent counties from requiring that specific markers or any other pen be used that may damage a ballot after a debunked claim that they spoiled ballots during the November election spread across social media during the election. 

Judge reschedules arguments due to new subpoena in election audit fight

The new legislative subpoena isn’t the same as the old subpoena, at least in terms of deciding whether the Arizona Senate can demand ballots, registration records, voting machines and other materials from the 2020 election, a Maricopa County judge said Wednesday.

Lawmakers will once again consider repealing English-only school mandate

For the third consecutive year, a legislative proposal seeks to repeal Arizona’s restrictive English-only mandate that education advocates have said for years holds back students who have a home language other than English.  

Supreme Court Justice Bolick contracted COVID-19 last month

Arizona Supreme Court Justice Clint Bolick contracted COVID-19 over the holidays, a court spokesman confirmed.

What COVID-19 restrictions are in place at the Capitol?

With COVID-19 precautions in place to restrict how the state legislature conducts business this session, the public will have limited ways in which it can weigh in on proposed legislation. 
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