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Engel, Ciscomani win Arizona's CD6 congressional primary, set to face off in Nov.

Democrat Kirsten Engel and Republican Juan Ciscomani won easily in their CD 6 congressional primaries Tuesday night, as vote counts trickled in. With a number of votes left to tally, especially in Maricopa County, many other races across the state could shift.... Read more»

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Primary election results: Contested races in Southern Arizona

Election results in Tuesday's Arizona primary vote, with key contested races in Southern Arizona.... Read more»

Katie Hobbs wins Az Dem gov primary, Kari Lake surges to lead in GOP nomination

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs secured the Democratic nomination for governor and former Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes appears to have secured the nomination to be the Democratic nominee to replace her. ... Read more»

Giffords goes from advocate to White House honoree to documentary focus

A new documentary, “Gabby Giffords Won’t Back Down,” opens with the mass shooting at a Tucson grocery in 2011 that left Giffords near death and follows her painful recovery from the attack that has left her partially paralyzed and with aphasia.... Read more»

CD6 Democratic candidates Anderson, Engel to debate Saturday in Sahuarita

Two of the three Democrats running in the CD6 congressional primary election will debate Saturday afternoon in Sahuarita. The discussion between Kirsten Engel and Avery Anderson will be moderated by Sentinel Editor Dylan Smith.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Red alert: Tucson voters will have a big say in how 2022 election plays out across U.S.

Tucson voters will again have big say in the outcome of the 2022 elections. Unfortunately, they don't have much of a choice if they want to vote to protect rights, the planet or our democratic traditions.... Read more»

Arizona advocates spotlight tampon shortage in fight against 'period poverty'

The latest supply chain problem – a shortage of feminine care items – has prompted Arizona advocates to renew calls for “period equity” to ensure that menstrual products are accessible and affordable for all. ... Read more»

CD6 Democratic candidates Anderson, Engel & Hernandez to debate Saturday

The three Democrats running in the CD6 congressional primary election will debate Saturday afternoon at the University of Arizona. The discussion between Daniel Hernandez, Kirsten Engel and Avery Anderson will be moderated by Sentinel Editor Dylan Smith.... Read more»

Virtual debate series for Arizona Legislature candidates starts next week

Candidates for the Arizona Legislature will make their cases during a series of primary debates hosted by the Clean Elections Commission. The online events, organized by district, will run from June through early July.... Read more»

Az Republicans want to bar state from making COVID-19 vaccines a requirement in schools

A Republican bill that would bar the state from making the COVID-19 vaccine a requirement for school enrollment passed out of committee Tuesday and will next head to the full House for a vote.... Read more»

Bill would bring NRA gun safety classes into all Arizona schools

A Republican bill that would require a National Rifle Association gun safety course - deemed largely ineffective in real-world scenarios by the American Academy of Pediatrics - for Arizona middle- and high school students passed out of committee Monday evening. ... Read more»

Arizona House Republicans pass bill to prohibit sexually explicit materials in schools

The Republican-controlled House passed a measure Thursday that would ban sexually explicit materials in K-12 classrooms across the state.... Read more»

New Arizona legislation would limit mayoral power to shut down businesses in emergencies

Mayors would no longer be able to order businesses to close during a state of emergency under a GOP-backed proposal fueled by anger stemming from the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, when Arizona cities ordered many businesses to temporarily close.... Read more»

GOP bill would force Arizona teachers to out LGBTQ students to parents

Arizona Republicans this week lined up behind a measure that would discipline teachers and open them up to lawsuits if they don’t tell parents everything a student tells them — even if the student confides that he or she is gay or transgender.... Read more»

Republicans advance bill banning descriptions of sex, homosexuality in Arizona schools

Republicans backed a bill that would ban books like “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” “1984” and “The Great Gatsby” from Arizona schools because they contain frank descriptions of sex and sexuality - that critics say would effectively make it illegal to teach about homosexuality.... Read more»1

Friese out: Tucson doc who ended Congress run now resigning from Az Legislature

State Rep. Randy Friese, who ended a run for Congress in September, submitted his resignation from the Arizona Legislature on Thursday. His last day in office will be Nov. 15; he's leaving to focus more time on his work as a medical doctor.... Read more»

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