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Possible Proposed Bill Would Allow Names Of Officers Involved In Shootings To Be Withheld
Three measures about law enforcement transparency are being discussed at the Arizona capitol. Two have been introduced as bills. The other is expected to be formally proposed next week. It would allow departments to withhold the name of an officer involved in a shooting for up to 90 days.
Jan. 21, 2015
Superintendent Diane Douglas Says Arizona Needs More Quality Educators
Arizona’s new school superintendent called on lawmakers and the governor to "stop the madness and put our children first."
Jan. 21, 2015
What Effects Cutting Public University Budgets Would Have On Arizona
With the state staring at another significant shortfall, Governor Doug Ducey has decided that cutting millions from the state's public universities was one path to take.
Jan. 21, 2015
National Review Editor Rich Lowry On His New Book Lincoln Unbound
Abraham Lincoln is widely considered to be one of the best — if not the best — presidents in United States history.
Jan. 21, 2015
Howie Fischer Explains New Proposed Legislation From Republican Lawmakers
The legislative and judicial branches in Arizona don’t seem to have the most cordial of relations and a new proposal by a couple of Republican state lawmakers probably won’t help things.
Jan. 21, 2015
Columnist Jon Talton On Why Phoenix Should Separate Itself From GPEC
The Greater Phoenix Economic Council was formed a couple of decades ago, with at least the partial goal of diversifying the area's economy and bringing in attractive jobs from other places.
Jan. 21, 2015
ASU Womens Basketball Head Coach On The Teams Recent Success
On Monday afternoon in Palo Alto, Calif., Arizona State University's women's basketball program accomplished something it hadn't in more than 30 years.
Jan. 21, 2015
Helicopters To Measure Radiation In Parts Of The Valley
The U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration is planning to survey swaths of Phoenix, Glendale, Tempe and Scottsdale to measure naturally occurring radiation ahead of the Super Bowl.
Jan. 21, 2015
Phoenix City Council To Discuss Expanding Police Body-Camera Program
Phoenix city council members will discuss the future of a police officer body-camera program at a Public Safety and Veterans Subcommittee meeting tonight. The group will be reviewing the results of a recent study as part of the dialogue.
Jan. 21, 2015
University of Arizona Hospital To Get New Name
The state Board of Regents is expected to OK a merger agreement between Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Network next week.
Jan. 21, 2015
Congressman Ruben Gallego Reacts To State Of The Union
In last night’s State of the Union speech, President Obama presented several ambitious ideas designed to help middle- and working-class families.
Jan. 21, 2015
Border Drones: CBP Rejects Negative Audit As Congress Debates Funding Bill
Funding for the Department of Homeland Security, the parent agency of Customs and Border Protection, expires Feb. 27. The agency's independent watchdog says the $62 million cost of the border drone program is not justified.
Jan. 21, 2015
Do You Harp A Slib Of The Ling? One Small Town
Tiny Boonville, in Northern California, is known for a few things. Its wineries, its tight-knit community — and its very own language. Boontling was created long ago as a way to gossip covertly. Now, it’s still alive, but barely.
Jan. 21, 2015
Lawmaker Wants Lobbyists Compensation To Be Public Information
A Democratic lawmaker has introduced a bill that would require lobbyists in Arizona to disclose to the public how much their clients are paying them.
Jan. 20, 2015
Gov. Ducey Withdraws Proposal To Use Veteran Fund For Cemeteries
Governor Doug Ducey recently proposed using more than $900,000 meant to help veterans and their families to pay for three veterans cemeteries. Tuesday, he withdrew that proposal.
Jan. 20, 2015
UA-Run Camera On Mars Orbiter Spots Lander Lost For A Decade
A camera operated by the University of Arizona spotted a Mars lander lost over a decade ago on the red planet. Now that landing has been confirmed, can anything be salvaged of the failed mission?
Jan. 20, 2015
Arizona Law Would Ban All Cell Phone Use For New Drivers
Phoenix, Flagstaff and Tucson have texting while driving bans for motorists of all ages.
Jan. 20, 2015
Phoenix Bus Union, First Transit Reach Tentative Agreement
Officials with a Phoenix bus driver's union have agreed on a new contract with service provider First Transit. Negotiators worked through the night to settle on the tentative agreement.
Jan. 20, 2015
Duceys Budget Plan Would Shift Money From Vets To Cemeteries
Gov. Doug Ducey wants to take more money from a fund to help living vets to instead operate state-run cemeteries.
Jan. 20, 2015
Walnut Canyon Could Become National Conservation Area
The Flagstaff City Council could throw its support behind a new National Conservation Area for northern Arizona during its meeting Tuesday.
Jan. 20, 2015

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