A bill that would weaken Shannon’s Law, the landmark gun legislation passed in 2000, is effectively dead at the state Legislature this morning. Gerry Hills helped craft the original legislation, and I spoke with her earlier this morning to hear her reaction to today’s news.
Arizona Public Service and its parent company Pinnacle West were heavily involved in the 2016 campaign season — investing money on certain candidates in specific races. Now APS has come out publicly to say it will remain involved in political campaigns going forward, but it will also be more open about its contributions.
Some people who speak more than one language are great at navigating between them. But new research suggests there’s more to switching back and forth between languages. Nairan Ramirez-Esparza is an assistant professor of social psychology at the University of Connecticut, and she has done a series of studies on cultural frame switching.
A state Senate panel this afternoon is hearing a measure that would set up what critics are calling “predatory” loans. Cynthia Zwick is executive director of the Arizona Community Action Association and one of those critics calling this proposal a debt trap.
In one five-year period, college athletes suffered more than 10,000 concussions — one-third of them while playing football. But an unusual team-up has recently brought a new kind of concussion test one step closer.
Like many states, more than half of Nebraska’s electricity comes from coal-fired power plants. Now, a partnership between a Silicon Valley startup and Nebraska’s largest utility aims to replace at least some of that coal with a new fuel source that will cut emissions while creating new jobs.
Coconino National Forest officials say a drone interrupted firefighting efforts in northern Arizona. Spokesman Brady Smith says the drone kept a helicopter from mapping the spread of a grass fire for a short time Friday.
Arizona’s Medicaid program could shed nearly 400,00 people by 2023 under the Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act, according to a new state analysis. The GOP's American Health Care Act would essentially reverse much of what the ACA did for the state’s Medicaid program.
The confirmation hearing of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch began Monday with opening statements from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Arizona was represented on the committee by Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona who said he considers judge Gorsuch a “class act.”
Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week’s news: Invisi-bill, Scaredy Spice, Prime Purchase. Our panelists read three stories about someone with a real good reason to move out of their house, only one of which is true.