The drama related to the current administration has been consistent since the day President Donald Trump moved into the White House. And Maureen Dowd has written about a lot of it in her role as an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times.
The group that oversees high school sports in Arizona recently decided to allow year-round training — meaning sports aren’t just for one season anymore. We talk to Dr. Javier Cardenas is director of the Barrow Concussion and Brain Injury Center at Barrow Neurological Institute and chair of the Sport Medical Advisory Committee to the Arizona Interscholastic Association.
One of the issues that could be holding up the budget is a proposal from Gov. Ducey that would allow universities to keep some of the money they’d ordinarily pay in taxes. We talk to Hank Stephenson of the Arizona Capitol Times about this.
It’s back to work at the Capitol today for state lawmakers, and, while there aren’t a whole lot of high-profile bills on the agenda, at least so far, there’s still plenty for legislators to do. With me to talk about some of it is Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
The U.S. government has just handed Mexican authorities almost a million dollars in protective equipment for agents dismantling clandestine drug labs. The donation is part of the drug-fighting partnership known as the Merida Initiative.
The Tent City Jail was built in 1993 by Sheriff Joe Arpaio to address overcrowding in Maricopa County Jails. The Army-green canvass tents and extreme conditions at the jail were a symbol of Sheriff Arpaio’s tough approach to law enforcement. Now a committee appointed by newly elected Sheriff Paul Penzone is re-evaluating the merits of the jail.
The Homeland Security Department pushed back its official day for when it will start taking proposals for the border wall by a week.But it’s added some language that hint at the specifics it wants to build in.