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Trump Planning to Attend Funeral for Firefighter Killed by Gunman at His Rally in Butler
Corey Comperatore died after shielding his family from the gunfire at the rally, which injured Trump and two attendees Former President Trump is reportedly planning to attend the funeral for the firefighter killed by a gunman at his rally in Butler, Pa. on Saturday. Read More.
Unemployment dips again in Arizona
The unemployment rate in Arizona continues to stay below the national average. Read More.
Arizona border residents give picture of immigration crisis at RNC
Arizonans living near the nation's southern border gave the Republican National Convention some emotional testimony about the realities of life amid an immigration crisis. Read More.
DNC Sends $15 Million to Battleground States Pennsylvania, Arizona and Georgia After Trump Selects Vance for VP
The Democratic National Committee confirmed the transfer of $15 million to battleground states after former President Donald Trump selected Senator JD Vance (R-OH) to serve as his vice president on the Republican ticket for president in 2024. In a statement released on Tuesday, the party claimed the transfers to local parties would increase state coordination and give President Joe Biden a better shot at retaining the White House in November. Read More.
New semiconductor apprenticeship hopes to bolster local workforce
Intel is starting up a workforce development program with some help of the state of Arizona in order to bolster the state's growing semiconductor industry. Read More.
Court Shoots Down Border Ballot Measure Lawsuit
The 'Secure the Border Act' will make it onto the November ballot for Arizonans after the Maricopa County Superior Court shot down a lawsuit from activist groups challenging its legality. Read More.
Emotional Trump, running mate Vance welcomed to convention
Former President Donald Trump made his first appearance at the Republican National Convention on Monday evening, just two days after an assassination attempt. Read More.
‘As scheduled’: Trump says convention will continue despite shooting
Former President Donald Trump said Sunday that despite the assassination attempt against him on Saturday, he will continue with the Republican National Convention this week “as Read More.
Pima County Election Records Show Chain-of-Custody Problems for over 18,000 Absentee Ballots in 2022 Election: Study
A new report obtained by The Arizona Sun Times found that more than 18,000 absentee ballots counted in the 2022 election in Pima County alone had severely lacking or no chain-of-custody paperwork, meaning there is an inadequate record of the whereabouts or origins of the Tucson-area ballots. Coincidentally in the same election cycle, Katie Hobbs edged out Kari Lake for the Governor's office by just 17,117 votes. Read More.
Maricopa County tops economic development list
Rankings and data continue to show that Maricopa County is a boon for economic development in recent years. Read More.
Speculation high over Trump's potential running mate ahead of convention
Republicans who once criticized former President Donald Trump are on the presumptive Republican nominees' short-list for vice president ahead of the Republican National Convention next week. Read More.
Grant Applications Open for Veterans Organizations in Arizona
Arizona veterans organizations can now apply for grants through the state's Department of Veterans Services. The application for the Veterans' Donation Fund reopened on July 1 and is intended for 501(c) groups seeking $4,999 or less in state assistance. The state also sometimes doles out more significant veteran-related grants ranging from $5,000-75,000, but that application is currently closed. Read More.
Major Arizona tribal water rights legislation introduced
Newly introduced legislation aims to tackle the longstanding Northeastern Arizona Indian Water Rights Settlement Agreement at the federal level. Read More.
Municipalities Hiring Temps to Meet Elections Demands Raise Concerns About Security, Irregularities
Municipalities across the country trying to meet the demands of collecting and tabulating election ballots with their set workforce have resorted to hiring temporary workers, which has contributed to election irregularities and security concerns. Such issues surfaced last month in Arizona's Maricopa County and have been seen in other county or city governments including Detroit, Florida's Orange County and Georgia's Fulton County over the prior two election cycles. Read More.

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