The U.S. Department of Justice and Coconino County have agreed to a settlement requiring the county to come into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act on voting access. Patty Hansen, Coconino County recorder, was on The Show to explain.
Alone: A Love Story is a podcast that confronts heartbreak and loneliness. It's a very personal story written and narrated by Michelle Parise. The first season focused on what Michelle calls "The Bomb" which was about discovering that her husband was cheating on her. In season 2, we follow Michelle as she explores dating in her late 30s while being a part-time parent.
Last month, AARP released a study about the use of antipsychotic drugs in older adults with dementia. It found these drugs are increasingly being used outside nursing homes, despite the increased risk of death.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions introduced new methods for immigration judges he says will help speed up the process and reduce the almost 700,000 backlogged cases the court currently has. These methods actually set annual case quotas, requiring judges to resolve cases quickly.
We’re all aware of the perception — and perhaps reality — that divisions within America are growing; that we’re becoming more factional and more tribal. Not a lot of that plays out on the political stage and is related to many social and cultural issues.
As the technology advances, the city is considering a change to its rules to prepare for a future of autonomous vehicles. The city reports it would be the first in the country to adopt such regulations.
Freeway construction is very much on the minds of many Arizonans. ADOT said the South Mountain Freeway should be finished late next year while advocates continue to push for the proposed Interstate 11, which would connect Phoenix to Las Vegas.
According to the most recent NAEP scores, both fourth and eighth grade reading scores are essentially flat from 2015. Some educators and observers also worry about the gap between low and high performing readers on the test, which is considered the nation’s report card.
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 in favor of the deal, which ends a lawsuit by the baseball team alleging the county owed them $187 million in stadium repairs. The new deal means no more public money will be provided toward the 20-year old ballpark.