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Goddard
Organizers of the "Outlaw Dirty Money" campaign, lead by former Attorney General Terry Goddard, submitted more than 285,000 signatures Thursday to put the issue to voters. That's only about 25,000 more than need to be found valid to have the constitutional amendment on the Nov. 6 ballot.
Jul. 6, 2018
The Takeaway: As Distrust Grows, Who
100 years after America entered onto the world stage in World War I, our global prominence, and our domestic leadership, is being increasingly questioned.
Jul. 6, 2018
Corp Comm Director Quits Over Conflict Of Interest Concerns
The executive director of the Arizona Corporation Commission is out after utility regulators found out that his wife is working, at least indirectly, for Arizona Public Service. Ted Vogt quit Thursday ahead of a meeting to discuss possible conflict of interest.
Jul. 6, 2018
An Obstacle Of Recycled Water: Ick Factor
Communities in some very dry states have had to get creative, sometimes purifying sewage into drinking water. More western cities are beginning to get on board, too. But there’s a problem.
Jul. 6, 2018
Phoenix OKs Study Into Officer-Involved Shootings
On Thursday, the Phoenix City Council approved entering into an agreement with the National Police Foundation to study officer-involved shootings. There have been 28 officer-involved shootings in Phoenix so far this year.
Jul. 6, 2018
Phoenix Approves Dockless Bike-Share Program
Starting July 30, Phoenix will launch a dockless bike share program, generally allowing users to leave bikes anywhere after they’re done riding them, but Phoenix has also set limits.
Jul. 6, 2018
Phase Two Of Mexican Tariffs Hits U.S. Exports
About a month ago, president Donald Trump placed tariffs on imported aluminum and steel coming from several countries. One of the affected nations was Mexico, which reacted by imposing tariffs to some American products.
Jul. 6, 2018
CDC Studies Heat Stress Limits For Outdoor Workers
A new study from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention suggests guidelines may need to be revised to protect outdoor workers from heat.
Jul. 6, 2018
 Invest In Ed Turns In Hundreds Of Thousands Of Signatures
A proposal to increase taxes on Arizona’s wealthiest residents to generate more funding for public education may be headed to the November ballot. Supporters of the Invest in Education Act needed 150,000 certified signatures. They turned in nearly twice that many.
What Will Arizona Voters See On Their November Ballots?
Jul. 5, 2018
Arizona National Guard Deploying Lone Infantry Battalion
The Arizona National Guard’s only infantry battalion is being deployed overseas for the first time in 10 years. Approximately 400 Arizona National Guard soldiers will be deployed overseas for “Operation Spartan Shield.” The operation is headquartered in Kuwait.
Jul. 5, 2018
Renewable Energy Advocates Deliver Petitions For Ballot Initiative
Renewable-energy advocates dropped off over 480,000 signatures Thursday in hopes of requiring Arizona’s electric utilities to acquire at least half of their power from solar, wind, biomass and other renewable sources by 2030.
Jul. 5, 2018
Sounds Of The City: How To Be A Mermaid
Listen to the sounds of Desiree Reed teaching kids how to be a mermaid at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort.
Jul. 5, 2018
Housing Costs May Be Increasing Homelessness
Apartment complexes seem to be going up on every corner in Phoenix. If you’ve tried to rent at any of those complexes, you’ve probably noticed that rental prices are going up, as well.
Jul. 5, 2018
Arizona Elections: Debbie Lesko - 8th Congressional District
Debbie Lesko is the current congresswoman in Arizona's 8th Congressional District. Lesko defeated Democrat Hiral Tipirneni in a race that was closer than most expected in a district where President Donald Trump had proven to be very popular.
Jul. 5, 2018
Summit Law School President: School Has Been Treated Unfairly
The American Bar Association has moved to pull the plug on the accreditation of Arizona Summit Law School. The future of the school and its students is deeply in question, and Arizona Summit’s President Don Lively believes the school has been treated unfairly.
Jul. 5, 2018
New Law Could Reduce DCS Child Removals
Except in emergency situations, Arizona child welfare workers will no longer be able to remove a child from his or her home without first getting a court’s permission.
Jul. 5, 2018
Phoenix Chief Pushing For Officer-Involved Shootings Study
As part of the Phoenix City Council’s Thursday meeting, council members will consider whether to approve an officer-involved shooting study. Police Chief Jeri Williams is leading the push to have the National Police Foundation do the study.
Jul. 5, 2018
This Thursday is the deadline for any groups proposing new voter initiatives to get their petitions turned in. If they have enough signatures, the proposals will make it on the November ballot. The Show looked at a couple of those proposals, including the "Stop Political Dirty Money Amendment" initiative.
Jul. 5, 2018
Tucson Discovers Chemicals In Wells
Two wells near the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson were closed after the EPA found high levels of dangerous chemicals in the water.
Jul. 5, 2018
Weather Service Warns Of Excessive Heat, Dry Lightning
The National Weather Service has placed most of Arizona under an excessive heat warning through Friday — and escaping it won't be easy.
Jul. 5, 2018

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