In January, it was a march. Researchers estimate more than 4 million people turned out for the Women’s March in cities across the U.S. And today, it’s a strike. The same organizers of the Women’s March are now encouraging women to participate in an event they’re calling A Day Without A Woman.
The National Hockey League’s line in the sand regarding the Arizona Coyotes just got brighter and deeper. To learn more about the Coyotes’ future and the perception related to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman’s letter, we spoke with John Shannon, broadcaster for SportsNet in Canada’s Hockey Central.
A bill that passed the Arizona House last month would prohibit people with disabilities from using van accessible parking spaces, even if they have a special license plate or placard. House Bill 2408 faced opposition in the Senate.
When it comes to food favorites in Phoenix, Mexican often comes to mind. But the Valley’s reputation as a pizza place is rising. In February, "Travel + Leisure" readers picked Phoenix as the top spot in the country for pizza. Our variety of choices is a big reason why.
The Arizona Department of Agriculture’s Plant Services Division held a listening meeting Tuesday for stakeholders to comment on outdated rules. It’s the first of three gatherings to help address plant-related rules that don’t work with current practices.
The Arizona Board of Regents announced Robert Clayton Robbins as their top pick to fill the University of Arizona presidency. Robbins is president and CEO of the Texas Medical Center. He is trained as a cardiac surgeon.
A former National Park Service employee was sentenced on Monday after pleading guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars. Forty-seven-year-old Sharon Baldwin worked for the Petrified Forest National Park and was responsible for accounting for park entrance fees from visitors.
State leaders have some areas in which they’d like to boost funding — education is chief among them. The Grand Canyon Institute has a suggestion: hire more tax collectors and auditors to bring in more of the tax money that’s owed.
The first trial related to the VA hospital scandal that began in Phoenix has ended with U.S. Magistrate Judge Michelle Burns awarding $2.5 million to veteran Steven Cooper. We’re joined for a few minutes by Brandon Coleman, a VA whistleblower who worked as an addiction therapist at the Phoenix VA.
Think tanks are sources for deeply-researched policy papers and studies. Some are partisan—on the right or left—and others make it clear they’re trying to be unbiased and simply present information. But who works at think tanks? Who’s compiling that information? And is there diversity?
A bill is moving through the state Legislature that’s aiming to protect immigrants living in Arizona from notario fraud. Notarios in the U.S. are notary publics who are authorized to do things like certify contracts and other documents. But in Spanish, notarios are trusted government-appointed attorneys who handle legal cases.
The Trump administration has announced plans to hire 5,000 additional Customs and Border Protection agents as part of a border security push. Michel Marizco of KJZZ’s Fronteras Desk is covering the story, and he joins me.