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Officials say primary voting will go on, with COVID-19 precautions

TEMPE - The Democratic presidential primary will be held Tuesday as scheduled, despite the COVID-19 pandemic that has driven some other states to cancel in-person voting, Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said in a statement Monday.


Transgender group applauds transfer of detainees from criticized ICE facility in New Mexico

PHOENIX – Twenty-seven transgender migrants have been moved from a detention center in New Mexico to other facilities. The Cibola County Correctional Center in New Mexico has long been criticized for alleged mistreatment and improper care of transgender detainees.


Supreme Court refuses to hear Arizona challenge to California tax law

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Arizona's challenge to California's "extraordinarily aggressive" application of a tax against thousands of out-of-state companies, including as many as 13,000 in Arizona.


Court voids state ‘ballot harvesting’ ban, out-of-precinct voting rule

WASHINGTON - A divided federal appeals court Monday overturned Arizona's ban on ballot-harvesting and its policy of rejecting ballots accidentally cast in the wrong precinct, calling both reflections of the state's "long and unhappy history of official discrimination" in elections.


Arizonans join thousands – and, in a first, a president – at March for Life

WASHINGTON - Tempe resident Katie Forbes was at the 47th March for Life because she finds the national event's "magnitude and scale" encouraging for anti-abortion groups at the event, which this year drew a first-ever personal appearance by a sitting president.


‘A clean slate is needed’: Arizona lawmakers urged to reform criminal justice system

PHOENIX – Criminal reform advocates are asking Arizona legislators to change laws that keep hundreds of formerly incarcerated people from voting or getting jobs.


Dodgeball for adults? Yes, and Phoenix is home to four of best players in country

PHOENIX – Four Arizona players are among the best dodgeball players in the country and are traveling across the world to compete.


Report: 636 violent attacks on migrants under ‘remain in Mexico’ policy

WASHINGTON - A new report claims there have been 636 violent attacks on asylum seekers returned to Mexico under a Trump administration policy, with close to half of those incidents coming in just the last two months.


Family apprehensions at border fell below adults apprehended in October

WASHINGTON - For the first time in at least a year, more adult immigrants were apprehended at the southern border than families in October, according to numbers released Thursday by Customs and Border Protection.


It’s on: Democrats name Arizona a battleground, GOP says it’s ready

WASHINGTON - The Democratic National Committee confirmed this week that Arizona is one of eight battleground states it has targeted for the 2020 elections, already hiring organizers in the state and focusing on suburban and Latino voters.


Swing state 2020: With the election a year off, Arizona could become a key player

PHOENIX – With 52 weeks left before the presidential election, is Arizona a red state or a blue state?


CBP: Close to 1 million apprehended at southern border in fiscal 2019

WASHINGTON - Border officers apprehended nearly 1 million migrants at the southern border in fiscal 2019, an 88 percent increase over the previous year, according to Customs and Border Protection numbers released Tuesday.