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U.S. House, District 2: Brandon Martin wants secure borders, in-person voting

Republican Brandon Martin plans to increase border security and push for local control of pandemic efforts if elected to the U.S. House of Representatives District 2.


Proposition 208 proposes income surtax on high earners to fund education

Proposition 208 proposes a 3.5% income tax raise to increase funding for teachers, support staff and education programs.


Proposition 207 would legalize recreational marijuana for those 21 or older

If passed on Nov. 3, the Marijuana Legalization Initiative, also known as the Smart and Safe Arizona Act, would legally allow people 21 or older to possess and use up to 1 ounce of marijuana in Arizona. There are strong voices on both sides of the issue.


U.S. Senate: Mark Kelly committed to bipartisanship, investing in Arizona’s future

Mark Kelly said Arizonans want an independent leader to address the issues they are facing. Therefore, he offers bipartisanship and looks to the state’s future to solve today’s problems.


‘Nothing we saw coming’: Arizona sports card market takes off during pandemic

PHOENIX – While many small businesses in Arizona have suffered, the sports trading card trading market has boomed during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Coyotes’ Gila River Arena will be used as voting center for General Election

PHOENIX - The Coyotes announced Gila River Arena will be used as a polling place from Oct. 28 to Nov. 3 for the upcoming election.


Months later, communities still await federal aid for the homeless

Congress rushed an aid package for the nation’s homeless residents, but four months after passage of the CARES Act, most of that $4 billion has not reached those in need.


COVID-19 is a ‘crisis within a crisis’ for homeless people

PHOENIX – Homeless people are extremely vulnerable to COVID-19, but its impact on them is largely a mystery as data collection is sparse and, minus any coordinated federal response, local governments must figure out how to protect their homeless during the pandemic.


Upstart head start: Some challengers better funded than incumbents

TEMPE - The coronavirus had already made 2020 an unusual election year when campaign finance reports added another twist, showing challengers in some congressional races raising far more than the incumbents they hope to unseat.


Universities implement travel restrictions, self-quarantines amid spread of COVID-19

PHOENIX – Universities in Arizona and around the U.S. are implementing new travel restrictions and possible student quarantines to minimize potential danger related to COVID-19. Some schools have halted all nonessential campus-related travel to countries with high watch level ratings as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Small-business owners outline big problems with online sales tax ruling

WASHINGTON - Prescott businessman Brad Scott told lawmakers Tuesday that a Supreme Court ruling that was supposed to help small businesses compete against online retailers is instead threatening to drive small firms like his out of business.


Four Corners drought in 2018 was worsened by human-caused climate change, researchers say

PHOENIX – New research says human-induced climate change played a big role in the Four Corners drought of 2017 and 2018, which caused $3 billion in losses and prompted an emergency drought declaration on the Navajo Nation Reservation.