With Tax Cuts And Wage Hikes, Cautious Optimism On Border
Mexico’s incoming president has promised dramatic policy changes for the country’s border region. The goal is to promote economic development with lower taxes and higher wages.
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Nov. 30, 2018
Ducey To Ask For $30M In Budget Plan For Drought
Negotiations on a drought plan for Arizona took a step forward on Thursday. The head of the state water department said Gov. Doug Ducey will ask for significant state dollars — $30 million — in his upcoming budget proposal to help make the Drought Contingency Plan a reality.
Nov. 29, 2018
DOJ Offers Grant To Address Crimes In Indian Country
The U.S. Department of Justice is offering funding to help public safety agencies deal with violent crime in Indian country.
Nov. 29, 2018
Ex-Valley Metro Executive Gets Job With NC Light Rail
A North Carolina light-rail transit project is using a consultant who pleaded guilty in September to a fraud charge linked to his work as chief executive at Valley Metro.
Nov. 29, 2018
Study: Southeastern Arizona Needs Two Ports Of Entry
Southeastern Arizona took a small but crucial step this week toward a new port of entry after a review from the federal government.
Nov. 29, 2018
Increase In Syphilis Cases Among Women, Babies
The number of syphilis cases among women and babies in the state is on the rise. The Arizona Department of Health has been monitoring the growing number of cases.
Nov. 29, 2018
NASA Announces Partners On Moon-To-Mars Campaign
NASA has picked nine U.S. companies to bid for as-yet unannounced contracts related to a return to the moon. The selection is part of the agency’s new direction under President Donald Trump’s Space Policy Directive-1.
Nov. 29, 2018
What Does The FDAs First In The World Policy Entail?
In 2011, the head of the Food and Drug Administration was adamant that the United States should not cut corners to fast-track the approval of medical devices.
Nov. 29, 2018
Number Of Undocumented Immigrants Reaches 12-Year Low
The Trump administration has increased efforts over two years to tighten border security and adopt policies to deter more undocumented immigrants from crossing into the U.S. But there had already been a slowing of undocumented immigration prior to that.
Nov. 29, 2018
New Book Tells The Story Of A Young Benjamin Franklin
When we think about this country’s Founding Fathers, we often picture them as old men. But, a new book looks at the younger days of one of this country’s most accomplished inventors, diplomats and scientists. Historian Nick Bunker talked to The Show about his new book.
Nov. 29, 2018
Gay Wedding Invitation Card Lawsuit Heads To Arizona Supreme Court
Arizona’s highest court is set to decide whether a Phoenix law aimed at prohibiting businesses from discriminating against LGBTQ people violates the state’s constitution.
Nov. 29, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Bells Jingle Across Valley During Holidays
Listen to the sounds of Garrett Helminski and Renee Gerke ringing in the donations for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign.
Nov. 29, 2018
What Sci-Fi Can Teach Us About Todays Issues
For decades, science fiction has been one of the most impactful genres in film, tv and books — whether it’s because the topics include challenges to our humanity, concerns about a dystopian future or great action accompanied by moral questions.
Nov. 29, 2018
Climate Changes May Have Impact On Economy
The National Climate Assessment, released last week, has some fairly dire warnings about the potential impacts of climate change.
Nov. 29, 2018
Family Separations At The Border Continue
On June 20, the Trump administration officially ended its ‘zero tolerance’ policy that resulted in thousands of families being separated as they crossed the border into the U.S. But a new investigation from ProPublica finds that the Trump administration has quietly resumed the practice.
Nov. 29, 2018
What Can Be Done To Prevent Arizona Wildfires?
The Camp Fire in Northern California is being called the nation’s deadliest wildfire in a century. What is Arizona doing and what could be done to make sure its forests are not so susceptible to catastrophic fires?
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Nov. 29, 2018
Podcast Playlist: The Kitchen Sisters
Stories from the b-side of history. Lost recordings, hidden worlds, people possessed by a sound, a vision, a mission. The episodes tell deeply layered stories, lush with interviews, field recordings and music.
Nov. 29, 2018
Glendale School District Changes Immigrant Student Policy
Earlier this year, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a complaint against the Glendale Union High School District, accusing school officials of refusing to enroll a 19-year-old Salvadoran refugee.
Nov. 29, 2018
Republican Governors Association Hold AZ Conference
The Republican Governors Association — or RGA — annual conference is underway. This year, it landed in Scottsdale. It’s an organization with, in their words, “one primary objective: electing and supporting Republican governors.”
Nov. 29, 2018
McSallys Campaign Attempts To Explain Loss In Race
Martha McSally’s campaign has released a four-page report seeking to explain McSally’s loss to Kyrsten Sinema in the race for U.S. Senate.
Nov. 29, 2018