Arizona Supreme Court keeps voting rights measure off ballot

A voter initiative rolling back Republican-backed election law changes and expanding voting access will not appear on the November ballot, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Friday, issuing a final death knell after an on-again off-again series of court rulings.

Judge tosses Arizona suit over limits on COVID-19 relief funds

A judge has dismissed Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s lawsuit challenging the Biden administration’s demands that the state stop sending millions in federal COVID-19 relief money to schools that don’t have mask requirements or that close due to outbreaks.

Ducey OKs $18B budget upping school, infrastructure spending

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law his eighth and final state budget, an $18 billion spending plan that uses a record surplus to invest in education and infrastructure while lowering state debt and preparing for an economic downturn.