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Tempe council members create program to bolster equal pay efforts for women

TEMPE – Tempe council members are trying to shrink the pay gap between men and women by encouraging business owners to tout their equal pay practices.

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Arizona polling locations: A photo map

PHOENIX - Cronkite News reporters traveled to polling locations across the state and talked to voters casting ballots in the special election.


How Maricopa County will prepare for upcoming elections

School teacher Luz Magallanes regularly votes in-person so she can share her experience with her students.


Thousands of Arizonans lose food stamps

Elizabeth Bagby-Emmons’ 8-year-old daughter was coming home after being placed in foster care for two years. But, as she prepared for her child’s return, she was unable to put food on the table. Bagby-Emmons had lost her food stamps, and with that, the ability to feed her child.


Reagan certifies primary results amid Department of Justice investigation

Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan certified the results of the presidential preference election Monday, but controversy over the March 22 election is far from over.


Second petition demanding action on elections tops 100,000 signatures

WASHINGTON - The furor over last week's elections in Arizona continued to churn this weekend, with a petition on the topic passing the 100,000-signature threshold Saturday that obligates a White House response.


Valley speller nails the word ‘recumbent,’ heads to capital to compete in national bee

Arizona's top spellers met for a showdown in downtown Phoenix on Saturday to determine who will represent the state at the national competition.

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Voters protest in the wake of clogged Maricopa County polling places

Elected officials and members of the public on Wednesday called for action after Maricopa County voters faced a night of long lines and overwhelmed polling stations during Tuesday’s presidential preference election.

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Arizona election day photo gallery

Arizona voters who went to polling places Tuesday to cast their ballot in Presidential Preference Election experienced long lines, fewer polling locations and confusion with voter eligibility. Check out the photos of the day.


Fewer polling places, independent voters causing long lines on Arizona election day

Long lines and traffic jams have plagued most of Maricopa County’s 60 presidential preference election polling places since they opened at 6 a.m., an election official said. Some voters have had to wait in line for up to two hours at some locations.


Arizona Secretary of State predicts large turnout for presidential preference election

The state is ready for Tuesday's presidential preference election, said Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan and Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell. But if Reagan had her way, this election wouldn’t be the state’s responsibility.


Animal euthanasia in Phoenix area down by 71%

The euthanasia of dogs and cats in Maricopa County has plummeted more than 70 percent since a coalition of animal-welfare groups launched an initiative three years ago, Phoenix and animal activists said.