Politics

U.S. Supreme Court takes on high-stakes abortion case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a high-profile case that could have major implications for abortion rights in states across the country, including Arizona.

GOP senator: AZ foster kids are being sold into sexual slavery

A conservative Republican senator who is convinced that the Arizona Department of Child Safety is facilitating the global sex trafficking of children removed from negligent parents called the police on one of his GOP colleagues, alleging that she threatened his life.

‘Trumpstock’ loses event permit, will move to pizza restaurant

The “Trumpstock” event that aims to bring together elected officials, candidates and QAnon musicians, has lost its permits to take place at the Mohave County Fairgrounds and now will be taking place at a pizza restaurant in Golden Valley, an unincorporated community just west of Kingman.

Trump’s relentless assault on immigrants threatens their futures, and even their lives

Trump has flipped U.S. immigration policy on its head and the fate of millions of people is at stake. In some cases, the consequences of Trump’s new and proposed policies are a matter of life or death.

Allister Adel named first female Maricopa County Attorney

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors picked Allister Adel to replace Bill Montgomery, making her Maricopa County’s first female county attorney.

Pence: America needs foreign governments to investigate Trump’s rivals

Vice President Mike Pence said it was in America’s best interest for foreign governments to launch investigations into his and President Donald Trump’s political rivals.

Retired AZ Bureau of Land Management leaders: Trump’s reorganization will gut the agency we built

Despite being in his mid-80s, Dean Bibles’s memory is sharp. That is why he said he is deeply upset by the Trump administration’s decision to decentralize the BLM, scattering career BLM staff in D.C. all over the Western states.

Guv’s child sex abuse task force to begin crafting recommendations

A task force created by Gov. Doug Ducey that aims to help guide lawmakers on possible changes to state laws involving child victims of sexual abuse in Arizona will begin formulating and drafting recomendations in the coming weeks to present to lawmakers by the start of the next legislative session.

Five finalists named for Maricopa County attorney post

A citizen panel created to help select who will replace Bill Montgomery as Maricopa County attorney has submitted a list of its five top candidates for the job.

Congressional hearing on voting rights in AZ focuses on obstacles faced by voters of color

Obstacles to voting in Indian Country were the dominant point of discussion Tuesday at a subcommittee hearing, which ended with a heated exchange between a Republican state lawmaker and several Democratic members of Congress.
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