Politics

State flush with cash, schools and prisons leading contenders for new spending

The state is on track to be flush with cash when lawmakers arrive at the Capitol in January, and the two leading contenders for that windfall are the education and incarceration systems.

Planned Parenthood planning to spend millions against McSally in 2020

Planned Parenthood’s super PAC this week announced it was launching a $45 million campaign in 2020 battleground states that will direct several million dollars to Arizona with the goal of defeating Republican U.S. Sen. Martha McSally.

Biggs, Gosar, Lesko want Trump to subsidize American uranium companies

Three of Arizona’s four Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives called on President Donald Trump to “revive and expand” the atrophied domestic uranium industry through government subsidies just days before his Nuclear Fuel Working Group released its recommendations.

If President Trump is innocent, why lock up the evidence?

If you’re innocent, why would you keep all the copious evidence of your innocence locked away from Congress and the world? Why would you tell eyewitnesses to your innocence that they can’t utter a word about it? Why would federal judges feel it necessary to order you not to destroy evidence of this innocence?

Arizona community colleges and universities urge Supreme Court to keep DACA

Four public and private Arizona higher education institutions are among the 165 colleges and universities nationwide that have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to keep in place an Obama-era program that temporarily protects some young immigrants from deportation and grants them a work permit.

Who has spent the most on Arizona Snapchat political ads?

Special-interest groups have spent more than $67,000 since 2018 to reach some 25 million Arizonans on the social media app Snapchat, according to new data released by the company.

How an Arizona Republican decided to impeach the president (in 1998)

Ahead of the U.S. House vote to impeach President Bill Clinton, Arizona Republican Rep. Jim Kolbe’s office was inundated with calls from constituents hoping to sway him.

McSally opposes US abandoning Kurds, who now are under attack

Hours before Turkey invaded northern Syria and began an assault on Kurds living in the region, Republican U.S. Sen. Martha McSally said President Donald Trump should not have suddenly pulled troops out of the region that were protecting America’s Kurdish allies.

Would $60,000 convince Arizona teachers to stay?

Even after a recent round of pay raises, elementary teacher pay still ranks 49th nationally, which is the same ranking prior to #REDforED.

Kelly continues to dominate McSally in U.S. Senate race fundraising

Presumptive Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Mark Kelly continues to be a fundraising juggernaut, raising more than incumbent Republican Sen. Martha McSally for the third straight quarter and bringing his total raised to almost $14 million.
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