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Despite state law, marijuana still banned in subsidized housing in Arizona

Both medical and recreational marijuana are legal in Arizona. But because of federal law, HUD still bans marijuana use in any type of government-subsidized housing, such as Section 8 and public housing. Marijuana and housing advocates call the policy discriminatory and counterproductive.


Court challenges come swiftly to voting law requiring proof of citizenship

WASHINGTON - It took less than a day for opponents to file multiple court challenges to a new Arizona law requiring proof of citizenship to vote, a measure almost identical to one rejected by the Supreme Court in 2013.


Legisladores de Arizona consideran expandir cobertura Medicaid para la atención posparto

PHOENIX – Los defensores están presionando a los legisladores de Arizona para que amplíen la cobertura de Medicaid para las mujeres después de dar a luz para ayudar a mejorar los resultados de salud materna y combatir el aumento de las muertes relacionadas con el embarazo.


Arizona lawmakers consider Medicaid expansion for postpartum care

PHOENIX – Advocates are pushing Arizona lawmakers to expand Medicaid coverage for women after they give birth to help improve maternal health outcomes and combat rising pregnancy-related deaths.


‘Weathered that storm’: Despite adversity, GCU women one win away from NCAA Tournament berth

LAS VEGAS – Despite losing some key players from last season, the Grand Canyon women's basketball team has put together 22 victories and now find themselves one victory away from an NCAA Tournament berth.


Eventos virtuales enseñan Arizona votantes los cambios en la ley para mantenerse registrados

PHOENIX – La Secretaria de Estado y dos becarios que trabajan en campañas de registro de votantes dan una idea de cómo registran a las personas para votar en las elecciones. Además, errores comunes en la votación y cosas que debe saber para la temporada electoral.


Hickman: A year after 2020 elections, threats, abuse still coming in

WASHINGTON - It's been a year since the 2020 elections, but Maricopa County Supervisor Clint Hickman said during a virtual forum Tuesday that he continues to get threats for his part in certifying the election.


Hobbs pushes for federal voting legislation to protect workers, voters

WASHINGTON - Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs joined other election officials with tales of harassment, death threats and attacks on election integrity since the 2020 election, and urged passage of federal legislation to protect future elections.


Crowns and cowgirls: Horsemanship, pageantry part of Miss Rodeo Arizona event

QUEEN CREEK – From horsemanship tests to traditional pageant activities, the recent Miss Rodeo Arizona pageant in Queen Creek highlighted a long-standing tradition in the American West.


Maricopa election probe is complete, but fight may just be starting

WASHINGTON - After months of work and millions of dollars, the contractors investigating Maricopa County's elections were able to answer one question Friday - President Joe Biden did win. Otherwise, they spent hours raising questions and calling for more investigation.


Democrats blast ‘cancer’ of Arizona election probe on eve of release

WASHINGTON - Democrats went on the offensive Thursday, saying the Arizona election audit scheduled to be released Friday is a "cancer spreading through the country" as it is mimicked by other states.


Expanded Child Tax Credit program did a ‘world of good,’ politicians say

PHOENIX – Since its rollout in July, the expanded Child Tax Credit program has received praise from government officials and advocates who call it a solution to “combating economic hardship and poverty in Arizona.”