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Pelosi Criticizes Tax Bill During Stop In Phoenix
Nancy Pelosi criticized the Republican-led tax cuts during a town hall in Phoenix Tuesday, as part of a 100-city tour by Democrats to highlight their opposition to the tax bill.
Feb. 20, 2018
Ban On Gun Bump Stocks Fails To Be Heard In Arizona House
An Arizona lawmaker failed to get his bill on banning bump stocks, like those used in last fall’s Las Vegas massacre, heard on the House floor Tuesday as a majority of representatives voted against his motion.
Feb. 20, 2018
Clean Energy Initiative Files Language, Draws Opposition From APS Parent Company
A campaign to raise Arizona’s share of renewable energy has filed the proposed constitutional amendment with state election officials.
Feb. 20, 2018
 Arizona-Based Organization Helps Sonoran Region
A few years ago, a region in the neighboring Mexican state of Sonora suffered serious damages to its economy after an environmental catastrophe. But now that area has a plan to move forward, with the support of an Arizona-based organization.
Feb. 20, 2018
ADOT Launches 2018 Safety Message Contest
For the second year, the Arizona Department of Transportation is calling for some clever minds to enter their Safety Message Contest. Two winners will have messages flashed statewide on freeway monitor signs.
Feb. 20, 2018
What Makes A Piece Of Music Great?
We all have songs we like, and most of us have songs we consider classics — no matter what’s going on around us, if we hear it, we turn up the volume and just stop and listen.
Feb. 20, 2018
The Controversy Behind Deaccessioning Art At Museums
From time to time, museums will be challenged by what to do with certain parts of their collection that may no longer be seen as impactful or as attractive to potential patrons.
Feb. 20, 2018
What Do The Arizona Biomedical, Tech Industries Look Like Now?
Phoenix Startup Week kicked off on Monday. Across the Valley, technology experts and entrepreneurs are meeting and sharing ideas on all things tech.
Feb. 20, 2018
 Diamondbacks Sign Outfielder Jarrod Dyson
Well you’ll have to start calling J.D. Martinez a former Diamondbacks slugger. The team learned last night Martinez signed with the Boston Red Sox on a $110 million, five-year deal. With us now for all the ins and outs on this is USA Today’s baseball editor, Gabe Lacques.
Feb. 20, 2018
Are Phoenix-Area Apartment Rents Too High?
A new report from the firm Smart Asset looks at the number of hours it takes to afford rent in a number of cities.
Feb. 20, 2018
What Is A High Sensation-Seeking Personality?
If you’re anything like me, you might find yourself watching the winter Olympics and squirming at every death-defying turn.
Feb. 20, 2018
Former Sen. Jon Kyl Is No Fan Of President Trump
Former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl is no fan of President Donald Trump, and he’s concerned that severe partisanship is rendering Washington, D.C., ineffective.
Feb. 20, 2018
Secretaries Of State Gather To Discuss Election Security
Election information in 21 states was targeted by Russian hackers during the 2016 cycle. Experts say there’s no reason to think threat won’t be just as dramatic - if not more so - this fall.
Feb. 20, 2018
What Is The Advantage Of A County Gas Tax?
Monday, the Arizona Senate agreed to permit the state’s 13 rural counties to ask their voters to impose a one-cent sales tax on themselves for road construction and repair.
Feb. 20, 2018
The Takeaway: Bots And The Battle for American Democracy
U.S. intelligence leaders testified before Congress last week, saying non-state actors are utilizing bots to spread fake news and subvert American democracy. But how big is the threat?
Feb. 20, 2018
Mesa Considers Sign Code Changes After Supreme Court Ruling
Mesa’s sign code update is the most substantial proposed since it was first adopted in 1986. Peoria, Chandler and Surprise are among the other Valley cities that have reviewed their laws.
Feb. 20, 2018
Arizona Lawmaker Wants To Lower Age For Public Service
The measure would require voter support this fall to modify Arizona’s Constitution to remove the minimum age required to serve elected office which is currently set at 25.
Feb. 20, 2018
Police Say Officer Had No Choice But To Shoot Fashion Square Shoplifter
Scottsdale police said their officer had no choice but to kill a man at the Scottsdale Fashion Square shopping mall over the holiday.
Feb. 20, 2018
Arizona Lawmakers Pass Gas Tax Decision To Counties
Despite being $200 million behind in road repair and construction funding, state lawmakers forego raising state gas tax for the 27th year in a row.
Feb. 20, 2018
AZ
The upcoming special primary election in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District has several well-known Republican candidates, and it’s a heavily Republican seat. While there are 12 GOP candidates running in that party's primary, two Democrats are competing for a spot in the general election in April.
Feb. 20, 2018

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