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Meet the candidates running for Congressional District …

The stage is now set for the 2024 Congressional District 8 election, and it will be highly competitive on the Republican side of the bill.

Here’s what you need to know about Peoria state of …

This year’s state of the city address gave a hint as to what may be in store for Peoria’s future.

Hobbs doesn’t approve of lawmakers taking Israel …

PHOENIX — Gov. Katie Hobbs took a slap Monday at state lawmakers from both parties who are taking a week off in the middle of the annual legislative session to go to Israel.

State senators block request to adjourn House for …

PHOENIX — State senators voted Thursday to deny a request to allow the state House to adjourn for more than a week to allow 17 of its members to take a trip to Israel.

Top Arizona lawmakers sue Biden over national monument …

PHOENIX — Calling it an unlawful “land grab,” the top legislative Republicans filed suit Monday against President Biden over his decision last year to designate nearly 1 million acres of federal land near the Grand Canyon as a national monument.

Hobbs signs deal to resolve election deadline issues

MESA — Gov. Katie Hobbs acknowledged Friday she really didn’t get anything out of the deal she cut with Republican lawmakers to resolve election deadline issues.

Top Arizona GOP lawmakers challenge Election …

PHOENIX — A new lawsuit against Secretary of State Adrian Fontes could end up affecting whether Arizonans will actually get a voice in the November presidential election.

Arizona lawmaker, prosecutor want to see stiffer …

PHOENIX — Saying thieves pay attention, a state lawmaker and a prosecutor are moving to enhance the penalty against those who engage in multiple incidents of organized retail theft.

Arizona House speaker introduces bill to have …

PHOENIX — The way Ben Toma sees it, perhaps communism is a good idea — but only on paper.

Fighting for a seat: Arizona’s 8th Congressional …

Rep. Debbie Lesko’s decision not to seek reelection has given birth to a long list of Republicans who have their sights set on replacing her as the Congressional District 8 representative.

Hobbs wants to impose new restrictions on private, …

PHOENIX — Unable to get the Republican-controlled Legislature to roll back a universal voucher program, Gov. Katie Hobbs now wants the lawmakers who approved the expansion to now impose some new restrictions on the private and parochial schools that accept them.

Judge rejects bid by Republican lawmakers to block …

PHOENIX — Arizona voters have an absolute right to enact laws requiring disclosure of “dark money” political donations — even if Republican lawmakers don’t like it, a judge ruled Friday.