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‘As scheduled’: Trump says convention will continue despite shooting
Former President Donald Trump said Sunday that despite the assassination attempt against him on Saturday, he will continue with the Republican National Convention this week “as Read More.
Pima County Election Records Show Chain-of-Custody Problems for over 18,000 Absentee Ballots in 2022 Election: Study
A new report obtained by The Arizona Sun Times found that more than 18,000 absentee ballots counted in the 2022 election in Pima County alone had severely lacking or no chain-of-custody paperwork, meaning there is an inadequate record of the whereabouts or origins of the Tucson-area ballots. Coincidentally in the same election cycle, Katie Hobbs edged out Kari Lake for the Governor's office by just 17,117 votes. Read More.
Maricopa County tops economic development list
Rankings and data continue to show that Maricopa County is a boon for economic development in recent years. Read More.
Speculation high over Trump's potential running mate ahead of convention
Republicans who once criticized former President Donald Trump are on the presumptive Republican nominees' short-list for vice president ahead of the Republican National Convention next week. Read More.
Grant Applications Open for Veterans Organizations in Arizona
Arizona veterans organizations can now apply for grants through the state's Department of Veterans Services. The application for the Veterans' Donation Fund reopened on July 1 and is intended for 501(c) groups seeking $4,999 or less in state assistance. The state also sometimes doles out more significant veteran-related grants ranging from $5,000-75,000, but that application is currently closed. Read More.
Major Arizona tribal water rights legislation introduced
Newly introduced legislation aims to tackle the longstanding Northeastern Arizona Indian Water Rights Settlement Agreement at the federal level. Read More.
Municipalities Hiring Temps to Meet Elections Demands Raise Concerns About Security, Irregularities
Municipalities across the country trying to meet the demands of collecting and tabulating election ballots with their set workforce have resorted to hiring temporary workers, which has contributed to election irregularities and security concerns. Such issues surfaced last month in Arizona's Maricopa County and have been seen in other county or city governments including Detroit, Florida's Orange County and Georgia's Fulton County over the prior two election cycles. Read More.
Arizona Legislative Council approves ballot proposition analyses
Ballot referrals in Arizona now have their proposition numbers, which means there's a change in what the proposals were referred to then when it's a bill Read More.
Republicans lament water basin bill that didn't find Hobbs' desk
Some Republican lawmakers have expressed disappointment with the fact that a water basin management bill did not make its way to Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs' desk Read More.
Arizona Senate President on budget, abortion and education issues this session
It was a momentous session at the Arizona legislature, whose session concluded last month with the passage of the state’s budget. Senate President Warren Petersen, a Read More.
Biden supporters in battleground states say it's time for POTUS to go
President Biden has so far resisted mounting pressure to drop out of the 2024 race, announcing a $50 million media blitz that will target battleground state voters ahead of a make or break interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos on Friday. Read More.
At the Arizona-Mexico border, residents are fed up: ‘The politicians are creating the mayhem’
People of various political backgrounds in the US state say they are increasingly feeling like pawns in a political game Read More.
Criminals released in Arizona by Border Patrol later arrested in New England
Border Patrol agents continue to release violent criminals into the U.S. who are later arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers thousands of miles away. While Read More.
Three dead after crossing border in Arizona, CBP warns of heat risk
Three people crossing the border from Mexico into the United States died as a result of the high summer temperatures. Read More.

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