The audit has led to charges that the process is not secure which has caught the attention of the Justice Department which sent a letter to Fann warning there may be civil rights and voting rights violations.
Jill Biden spent the first day of a two-day trip to the Navajo Nation on Thursday hearing from a group of female leaders about the needs and priorities of the country’s largest Native American reservation.
SB 1485, which passed the House on Tuesday and is expected to win final approval in the Senate, would remove people who fail to vote in two consecutive election cycles from the list of those who automatically get a ballot by mail.
Asking the U.S. District Court in Arizona to void the decisions to stop border wall construction and the “Remain in Mexico” policy until the federal government complies with its obligations under the National Environmental Policy Act.
Supporters criticized bills in the Arizona Senate and House pushing for further identification requirements, purges of the permanent early voting list and the possibility of criminal action against voters.
The Arizona House of Representatives said HCR 2023 is a direct response to Congress’ passage of H.R.1., which allows the federal government to share information with state election officials to develop a national strategy to improve security of election systems.
Maricopa County released last month the results of two new audits of their equipment that showed no malicious software or incorrect counting equipment and that none of the computers or equipment were connected to the internet.
The bill, SB1485, would remove people who don’t return their mail ballot for two consecutive election cycles from the permanent list, which allows voters to automatically receive a ballot before each election.
According to the Office of the Governor, these will ensure that Arizona continues its focus on public safety, while taking a responsible approach to sentencing reform and expanding opportunities for offenders after they’ve served their time.
The letter states although Arizona’s vaccine distribution grade went up to an “A” from a “C” this month, recent vaccine prioritization resulted in delaying one of the most vulnerable populations from receiving the vaccine.
The COVID-19 relief bill won’t only send out $1,400 checks to a majority of individuals who qualify for the stimulus. The $1.9 trillion amount will be allocated to support healthcare, small businesses, education, rural communities tribal nations and humanitarian crisis, among others.
On Friday, March 5, the Senate rejected the Raise the Wages Act on a 58 to 42 vote. Among those who voted against the amendment was Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, who is now facing backlash.
The claim is a required step before Michael Polloni Jr. can file a lawsuit. If the state doesn’t agree to settle, Polloni can go to court. The claim is against the state, and does not name Rogers. But Polloni’s attorney said he may take legal action against her later.
He continues to find innovative ways to improve operations and enhance efficiency, and he stepped up to a leadership role during a crucial time for our state,” Governor Ducey said. “I’m grateful for Rob’s commitment to serving Arizonans, and I look forward to his continued leadership at the Dept."
The GOP-dominated county board is asking Judge Timothy Thomason to quash the subpoena issued by the Senate. They argue that the ballots are sealed under laws the Legislature passed and the Senate does not have a right to access them.
SB700 would require government entities to seek reimbursement for all or a portion of search and rescue expenses for persons who require rescue, after leaving a hiking trail to enter a prohibited area or hiking on a trail closed to the public.
Sen. Paul Boyer's proposal would make all children attending schools with a high percentage of low-income families or who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches eligible for the state’s voucher program.