State Rep. Don Shooter has been stripped of all of his committee assignments and faces a censure vote after a report investigating allegations of sexual harassment against the Yuma lawmaker was released Tuesday. With me to talk about the report and what comes next at the Capitol is Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Several years before the #MeToo and #IHave hashtags began a movement rallying support against sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace, another movement was already underway here in the Valley. One local nonprofit has been teaching teens how respect, empathy and trust are at the root of any good relationship.
And for another perspective on the president’s State of the Union speech, I’m joined by Republican David Schweikert, who represents Arizona’s 6th Congressional District, and Democratic Congressman Ruben Gallego of Arizona’s 7th District.
“We kind of work in a rapid success,” said Blas Minor, battalion chief. “I think this makes us spend a little bit more time with the patient navigating or peeling back the layers of why we were actually called.”
Jeff Flake is pushing back hard against the Trump administration’s plans to limit legal immigration. President Trump has vowed to protect an estimated 800,000 so-called “Dreamers” from deportation before provisions from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program expire in March. But he’s also calling for changes to legal immigration that are controversial with both parties.
A group of activists along the Mexican border met Tuesday to blast the president’s proposed border wall construction, currently ensnared in an immigration proposal that would also provide legal status for nearly 2 million people.
For the first time in 152 years, a super moon, blue moon and total lunar eclipse will coincide on Wednesday. Joining us to discuss this celestial trifecta is Brendan Mullan, astrophysicist and assistant professor of physics at Point Park University.