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Private Donations Helped Pay For 2020 Elections. Arizona Republicans Say No More

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, donated more than $400 million to nonprofits that in turn distributed grants last year to state and local election officials.


Arizona GOP Lawmakers Aim To Stop Private Funds For Elections

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Republicans in Arizona aim to block non-profits like the Zuckerberg-backed Center for Tech and Civic Life and the Schwarzenegger Institute from giving out money to help elections run smoothly.


Legislators In Some States Seek To Roll Back Governor's Powers Amid Pandemic

Sunday, February 07, 2021

Eleven months into the pandemic, lawmakers in more than half of states have filed bills to limit the executive powers of governors saying they are after a greater balance of power.


After Record 2020 Turnout, State Republicans Weigh Making It Harder To Vote

Sunday, February 07, 2021

After an election that saw record voter turnout, some GOP state lawmakers are proposing a wave of new voting laws that would effectively make it more difficult to vote in future elections.


Inside State Republicans' Fight To Make It More Difficult To Vote

Thursday, February 04, 2021

After record voter turnout and false claims by former President Donald Trump of voter fraud, some GOP state lawmakers are proposing new laws that would make it more difficult to cast a ballot.


Week In Politics: The Future Of The GOP In State Politics

Friday, January 29, 2021

For a look at the week in politics for state Republicans, NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Nathan Gonzales, editor and publisher of Inside Elections, and two reporters in Arizona and Ohio.


'There Are A Lot Of Questions': Arizona GOP Faces Concerns About Party Elections

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Some Arizona Republicans are demanding an audit of the state party's leadership election, in which Donald Trump ally Kelli Ward was reelected as party chair.


Former Astronaut Mark Kelly Is Sworn In As U.S. Senator

Thursday, December 03, 2020

Arizona's newest senator, Democrat Mark Kelly, was sworn in on Wednesday. He flipped the highly prized seat for Democrats last month. Kelly is filling out the remainder of John McCain's term.


Arizona COVID-19 Cases Fall For Two Consecutive Weeks

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Arizona's average daily coronavirus case count has dropped 21% in the last two weeks. Modelers and a prominent critic of state policy talk about whether the downturn is likely to last.


Governors Face Criticism For Reopening Or Not Reopening States

Friday, May 01, 2020

When will states reopen? We talk to reporters in Texas, which will start reopening Friday, California, which has a four-phase reopening plan, and Arizona, which extended its stay-at-home order.