'Bring it on, I'm not backing down': Arizona top election official Katie Hobbs holds fast against attempts to undermine the state's election

Arizona's top election official Katie Hobbs is preparing for Arizona counties to certify their election results by Monday's deadline, despite efforts from the state Republican Party to halt certification.  "We've been in communication with all the counties and the election officials have told us they don't anticipate any delays in certification," Hobbs, a Democrat elected […]

Trump Campaign Battles Arizona County Over 191 Disputed Ballots

President Donald Trump’s campaign failed to produce evidence to back its claims that thousands of ballots weren’t counted in Arizona’s biggest county because of widespread problems with machinery and poll workers, a lawyer for the Democratic National Committee told a judge. The Trump campaign and the Arizona Republican Party claimed in a lawsuit that poll […]

Copperstate Farms To Acquire Control Of Two Marijuana Dispensaries In Arizona

Arizona-based cannabis company Copperstate Farms Management LLC said it has agreed to acquire management rights and control of two marijuana licenses and dispensaries in North Scottsdale and Tempe in Arizona. The two ‘Level Up’ medical marijuana dispensaries, formerly known as MedMen Arizona, were earlier the property of MedMen Enterprises, a California-based multi-state marijuana operator. The […]

U.S. House Candidate In Arizona Ends Campaign After Heroin Relapse

A combat veteran running for U.S. Congress in Arizona announced on Monday that he’s suspending his campaign after overdosing on heroin last week. Chris Taylor, a city councilman in Safford, located about 165 miles east of Phoenix, said in a statement first told to The Arizona Republic that he “relapsed after having so many years […]

Trump on Defense in Red-State Bastion That’s Slowly Turning Blue

Donald Trump is on the defensive in Arizona, where he’s set to rally voters on Wednesday as an influx of new residents challenge the president’s hold on the Republican-dominated state. Arizona’s expanding state economy and low unemployment should help Trump in a state he won by more than 3 percentage points in 2016, but there […]