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A bowl of stickers for those taking advantage of early voting, Sunday, March 15, 2020, in Steubenville, Ohio.

Arizona earmarks $9 million in virus funds for election

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is allocating $9 million to protect voters and poll workers from the coronavirus in the upcoming election, …

Group files signatures to get recreational marijuana on Arizona ballot

Backers of a campaign to legalize recreational use of marijuana submitted about 420,000 signatures on petitions Wednesday to put the …
A bowl of stickers for those taking advantage of early voting, Sunday, March 15, 2020, in Steubenville, Ohio.

Arizona Secretary of State host initiative filing webinar

As part of the Arizona Secretary of State’s Trusted Info 2020 effort, the office is hosting an Initiative Filing webinar for the …
President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the Students for Trump conference at Dream City Church, Tuesday, June 23, 2020, in Phoenix.

With student gathering in Phoenix, Trump gets a more boisterous crowd

PHOENIX (AP) — It wasn't quite one of his signature big-stadium rallies. But President Donald Trump drew something closer to the …
A sign points to a local polling station for the Arizona Democratic presidential preference election Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Phoenix.

MEET THE CANDIDATES: A Q&A with mayoral, City Council candidates

Take a look at the candidates vying for the mayor and city council positions in Glendale.
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.

Goodyear legislator tests positive for COVID-19

Rep. Joanne Osborne, who represents Legislative District 13 in the Arizona House of Representatives, has announced she has tested positive for COVID-19. LD-13 includes LD13 covers Yuma, …

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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Henninger: Your Scottsdale vote is a paramount decision this August

In this heated political season that is upon us, just about any issue can be made into a platform for public discourse. Masks are …

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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Crawford: I stand with the heroes of public safety in Scottsdale

The images are heartbreaking. Less than two weeks after Scottsdale businesses emerged from the darkness of the COVID-19 shutdown, many …
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