solar panels
Arizona’s top utility regulator wants to up the state’s renewable energy target to 30 percent by 2030, but not everyone agrees on how to get there, let alone whether a new goal is necessary.
Dec. 2, 2016
Domestic-violence victim
When Arizonans passed Proposition 206 on Election Day, they voted to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020. But, a lesser-known provision of the ballot initiative will also allow domestic-violence victims to take paid sick leave to deal with the violence.
Dec. 2, 2016

KJZZ News

A Department of Homeland Security advisory panel is recommending Immigration and Customs Enforcement continue using private detention facilities to house immigrants facing deportation. The news comes after a recent death at a privately owned ICE facility in Eloy.
Dec. 3, 2016
Jacob Brooks
Protesters have been camped out on federal land at the Dakota Access construction site in North Dakota for months, and now winter has arrived, dumping almost two feet of snow on the encampment the last week of November.
Dec. 2, 2016
In the world of online shopping, labels can make a big impact on what you buy for yourself and what you buy for others. Research from an Arizona State University marketing professor shows people are more likely to buy an item labeled “best-seller” for someone else.
Dec. 2, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commissioner Bob Burns has rejected a proposed settlement from APS — the deal would have ended Burns’ dispute against the utility over its refusal to disclose spending in the 2014 election.
Dec. 2, 2016
Fury over spiking water bills in Buckeye has drawn the attention of the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. A Nov. 22 letter to the city from the state's Consumer Information and Complaints unit included a homeowner’s written complaint about Buckeye’s billing practices.
Dec. 2, 2016

NPR News

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts hear from a woman who doesn't like making more money than her husband does.
Dec. 3, 2016
Trump struck a deal this week to keep jobs in Indiana, but an IndyStar investigation found that under Gov. Mike Pence, Indiana awarded millions of dollars to 10 companies that sent jobs overseas.
Dec. 3, 2016
The state, home to fewer than 1,000 Jews, will have its only full-time Rabbi soon. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Mendel Alperowitz, who will be moving there with his wife Mussie and two children.
Dec. 3, 2016
This past election season featured hacks, leaks, and cyberattacks. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Susan Hennessey, a Brookings Institution fellow of National Security Law, about what cybersecurity policy could look like under a Trump presidency.
Dec. 3, 2016
Weekend Edition is featuring the holiday recipes of NPR staff. NPR's Scott Simon talks to NPR's Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg about her very own cranberry sauce recipe.
Dec. 3, 2016