Latest Arizona State Legislature News

Longtime Arizona GOP Rep. Jim Kolbe dies at 80

Dec. 03, 2022 19:02 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Jim Kolbe, a Republican congressman who represented a heavily Democratic region of Arizona for more than two decades and was a proponent of gay rights, has died. He was 80. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said in a statement that Kolbe died Saturday. Ducey ordered flags...

Masters concedes Senate race, Hobbs celebrates governor win

Nov. 15, 2022 17:54 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Blake Masters called Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly Tuesday to concede in the Arizona Senate race, joining other vanquished Republicans around the country who cast doubt on the 2020 election but still acknowledged their own defeat. Kari Lake, the Republican...

Arizona measure gives non-citizens in-state college tuition

Nov. 14, 2022 23:35 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona voters have approved an initiative to extend cheaper in-state college tuition to some non-citizen students, cheering supporters who hope the measure’s passage Monday will help spark momentum for wider immigration reform in Congress. The Associated Press...

Republican Juan Ciscomani wins Arizona U.S. House seat

Nov. 14, 2022 22:04 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Democrats lost a second U.S. House seat in Arizona on Monday after a former aide to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey won a seat in the state's southeast that is being vacated by retiring Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick. Republican Juan Ciscomani beat Democrat Kirsten Engel in the...

Republican Juan Ciscomani wins election to U.S. House in Arizona's 6th Congressional District

Nov. 14, 2022 21:35 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Juan Ciscomani wins election to U.S. House in Arizona's 6th Congressional District.

Republican David Schweikert wins reelection to U.S. House in Arizona's 1st Congressional District

Nov. 14, 2022 21:27 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican David Schweikert wins reelection to U.S. House in Arizona's 1st Congressional District.

Why the AP called the Arizona Senate race for Mark Kelly

Nov. 11, 2022 23:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Blake Masters wasn't posting the numbers of votes he needed in Election Day ballots as they were counted and released by officials in Arizona's biggest county. The Republican challenger was significantly outpacing Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly only in a small number...

Defeated Arizona Rep. Tom O'Halleran reflects on election

Nov. 11, 2022 22:49 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — His Democratic-leaning district remapped into one that leaned heavily Republican, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran could have just retired and ceded the sprawling Arizona district he was virtually certain to lose to the Republican who ended up victorious in Tuesday's election. He...

Democrat Greg Stanton wins reelection to U.S. House in Arizona's 4th Congressional District

Nov. 11, 2022 22:34 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Greg Stanton wins reelection to U.S. House in Arizona's 4th Congressional District.

Dems maintain narrow leads in Arizona Senate, governor races

Nov. 11, 2022 10:15 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Democrats maintained their narrow leads in key Arizona contests on Thursday, but the races for U.S. Senate and governor were still too early to call with about a fifth of the total ballots left to be counted. Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly led Republican Blake Masters by...