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Researchers Investigate How Health Care Programs Affect Patient Behavior
Arizona’s had an interesting relationship with health care programs for low-income residents over the past several years. Now, researchers at the University of Arizona want to look into the impact of that on how patients use health care and how much money is spent on it.
Mar. 27, 2018
What The History Of The Second Amendment Means Today
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens wrote in an essay for The New York Times published today that the Second Amendment should be repealed. Historian and author Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz wrote about the history of the Second Amendment, and she was on The Show today to talk about it.
Mar. 27, 2018
South Phoenix Business Owners Raise Concerns About Light Rail Expansion
The light rail expansion that’s coming to South Phoenix along Central Avenue has been highly anticipated by some — and highly contentious for others. Now, some business owners along South Central Avenue are speaking out, raising concerns that the design of the light rail and its four-year construction plan will devastate their businesses and and their community.
Mar. 27, 2018
What
Proposition 123 was narrowly passed by voters as a way to inject millions more dollars into Arizona’s K-12 education system without Governor Doug Ducey having to violate his philosophy of not raising taxes. But the Governor’s plan involved taking money from the state land trust, and now a federal judge says that method is unconstitutional.
Mar. 27, 2018
Clean Energy Bill Has Strong Goals But Lacks Accountability
A controversial resolution mirrors the goals of a clean-energy initiative, but gives utilities an escape clause.
Mar. 27, 2018
99 Percent Of Forest Fires So Far This Year Were Man-Made
Since Jan. 1, 2018, there have been 152 forest fires in Arizona; 150 of them were man-made.
Mar. 27, 2018
Impact Of University Data Breach Unclear In Arizona
So far, no universities in Arizona have found connection to an international cyber-attack, but investigations are ongoing.
Mar. 27, 2018
The Pulse: Who’s In Control – Tech Or Us?
Technology helps us run our lives, do our jobs, get directions and keep track of our calendars. Right? Or, is technology taking control of our lives – stealing our time, and shattering our attention into a thousand pieces?
Mar. 27, 2018
How Climate Change Is Impacting Bald Eagles
Scientists from the Audubon Society and the National Park Service teamed up on a report that was issued late last week. From an Arizona standpoint, the most vital focus was on bald eagles at the Grand Canyon.
Mar. 27, 2018
How The H-2B Visa Program Works
The new omnibus spending bill has a provision that allows businesses to hire more foreign guest workers through the H-2B visa program.
Mar. 27, 2018
Arizona Conference Focuses On The Business Of Water
The business of water is a big part of the current and future plans for the state’s supply. That is the overarching topic of a conference being held Wednesday in Tucson.
Mar. 27, 2018
ABOR President Eileen Klein Stepping Down
On Monday, Eileen Klein announced she is stepping down as president of the Arizona Board of Regents later this year.
Mar. 27, 2018
What Does It Mean For Regulation After AZ Suspends Uber Testing?
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey suspended Uber’s testing of autonomous cars in Arizona yesterday with a letter citing the company’s “unquestionable failure” to comply with Arizona’s safety expectations for the industry.
Mar. 27, 2018
Mesa Schools Board To Vote On New Superintendent Contract
The Mesa Public Schools Governing Board is scheduled to vote on a new superintendent contract for current Park City Schools leader Ember Conley at its meeting Tuesday night.
Mar. 27, 2018
The Takeaway: One Answer to Gun Violence - Doctor-Advocates
Trauma surgeons and nurses who are on the front lines of gun violence are seeing no major changes in legislation or policy.
Mar. 27, 2018
Finding Common Ground Through Food: Phoenix Dinner Brings Together Diverse Community
If you ever want someone to open up, try asking this question: What’s a dish that’s close to your heart?
Mar. 27, 2018
Ducey Suspends Uber
Governor Doug Ducey has suspended Uber's ability to test self-driving cars on Arizona roads. The governor’s move follows a fatal crash last week that killed a pedestrian.
Mar. 27, 2018
The sea of "Red for Ed" supporters appears to have created a sea change for Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey.
Mar. 27, 2018
President Of Arizona Board Of Regents Steps Down
The president of the Arizona Board of Regents is stepping down after five years on the job. Eileen Klein announced Monday she’ll be leaving the board later this year.
Mar. 26, 2018
Area Law Enforcement: We Need More Intelligence Analysts
Leaders of area law enforcement agencies are saying they need more personnel trained in intelligence.
Mar. 26, 2018

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