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Joe Duhownik

Joe Duhownik

Joe Duhownik is a reporter covering Phoenix politics and the Ninth Circuit for Courthouse News. He resides in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Latest Articles by Joe Duhownik

Arizona House committee moves along four more election bills

Republicans voted to ban machine ballot tabulators and return to precinct-based voting.

Anticipating surging cases, Maricopa County court expands mental health services

Partnered with Valleywise Behavioral Health, the county’s mental health court opened a new physical courtroom alongside a virtual program to hear mental health cases more efficiently.

Arizona legislative committee moves to ban ‘Critical Race Theory’ from the state's classrooms

Without evidence that the graduate-level legal framework is being taught in K-12 schools, the Arizona House Education committee voted to ban schools from teaching that one race is inherently superior to another, even though Critical Race Theory doesn’t espouse such ideals.