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Beth Lewis, Executive Director of Save Our Schools Arizona, speaks out against income tax cuts and election law changes passed by the Arizona Legislature in Phoenix, Arizona on September 28, 2017.

In Red States, the Bill for School Voucher Bait-and-Switch Is Coming Due In Red States, the Bill for School Voucher Bait-and-Switch Is Coming Due

For GOP lawmakers who view public education as a quasi-socialist project, the gaping hole in state budgets left by subsidizing private school tuition is a feature, not a bug.

Feb 7, 2024 / Jennifer C. Berkshire and Jack Schneider

Representative Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) strikes a pose at a campaign rally attended by former president Donald Trump at Legacy Sports USA on October 9, 2022 in Mesa, Ariz.

Trump’s Western Posse Rallies to His Defense Trump’s Western Posse Rallies to His Defense

Representatives Kevin McCarthy and Andy Biggs, along with failed gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake, have joined the chorus of excuses for the former president’s alleged crimes.

Jun 16, 2023 / Left Coast / Sasha Abramsky

Dwindling Water Supply Forces Cities Like Phoenix To Make Hard Choices

Climate Change Could Devastate Life in the West Climate Change Could Devastate Life in the West

In a region with an expanding population, environmental calamity poses even greater challenges to housing and quality of life.

Jun 9, 2023 / Left Coast / Sasha Abramsky

Kyrsten Sinema

Arizona Democrats Want the National Party to Join Their Fight to Oust Kyrsten Sinema Arizona Democrats Want the National Party to Join Their Fight to Oust Kyrsten Sinema

Senate leaders are still trying to keep the independent happy. Arizona Dems are done with that.

Apr 25, 2023 / John Nichols

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Letters From the April 3/10, 2023, Issue Letters From the April 3/10, 2023, Issue

He was a mensch… Get out the message… The paleo approach…

Mar 21, 2023 / Letters / Our Readers

Women imprisoned at Perryville State Prison

Arizona Prisoners Find Hope in Their Fight Against Forced Inductions Arizona Prisoners Find Hope in Their Fight Against Forced Inductions

A bill seeking to end the practice has languished without a hearing. Bill sponsor Athena Salman is not giving up, and neither are pregnant people in custody.

Mar 8, 2023 / Victoria Law

Arizona GOP gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake

Kari Lake May Have Committed a Felony Kari Lake May Have Committed a Felony

In an election-denying tweet, Lake posted the signatures of 16 Arizona voters. It’s a violation not only of their privacy but also of state law.

Feb 3, 2023 / Sasha Abramsky

Is Kari Lake’s Defeat the End of MAGA?

Is Kari Lake’s Defeat the End of MAGA? Is Kari Lake’s Defeat the End of MAGA?

This week, a judge ruled against Lake’s Hail Mary effort to overturn the Arizona result. The election deniers may finally be hitting a wall.

Dec 30, 2022 / Sasha Abramsky

How Democrats Beat Arizona’s Extremist Republicans

How Democrats Beat Arizona’s Extremist Republicans How Democrats Beat Arizona’s Extremist Republicans

Had the likes of Kari Lake taken office, it would have presented one of the greatest challenges to American democracy in modern times.

Jan 3, 2023 / Feature / Sasha Abramsky

Mark Kelly, Katie Hobbs, and Barack Obama on stage

How Did Arizona Turn Purple—and What’s Next? How Did Arizona Turn Purple—and What’s Next?

Big Democratic wins in 2022 in Arizona represent a promising trend, and progressives need to learn its lessons.

Dec 1, 2022 / Steve Phillips

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