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Despite Trump’s Attacks, Mexican Auto Production And Exports Increased
Last year, president Donald Trump attacked Mexico's auto industry. After his accusations, some analysts expected a drop in the production and sales in Mexico - but the numbers proved them wrong.
Jan. 15, 2018
Education Advocates React To Gov. Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has unveiled a $10.1 billion budget plan for the next fiscal year. K-12 education advocates aren’t satisfied with the proposal.
Jan. 15, 2018
High Demand For New Mexico Green Chiles Leaves Restaurants Scrambling To Find Local Supplies
Red and green chiles have been part of New Mexico’s culture for more than a century. But today, demand is starting to outpace supply, meaning many restaurants are now struggling to make it through the year on their locally grown stashes.
Jan. 15, 2018
Real Estate Appreciation Attracts Specialty Investors
Real estate is getting more expensive as values steadily increase nationwide. And that makes investment in real-estate more appealing to some.
Jan. 14, 2018
Hospice Of The Valley To Build New Dementia Care and Education Campus
Dementia is one of the leading causes of death in Arizona, and Hospice of the Valley is planning a new Dementia Care and Education Campus. It will be built on the former site of the Scottsdale Unified School District near 44th Street and Indian School Road.
Jan. 14, 2018
"Fencing response" may help non-medical professionals diagnose concussions.
Jan. 13, 2018
New Federal Tax Law Means More State Taxes From Arizonans
A new report by the Department of Revenue, obtained by Capitol Media Services, shows both individuals and corporations will owe more state taxes under the new federal tax plan.
Jan. 13, 2018
Civil Rights Commission: American Public Schools Profoundly Unequal
A report from the nation’s top civil rights authority outlines how states are failing to provide equal opportunities to poor and minority students and calls on congress to make public education a federal right.
Jan. 12, 2018
 Lawmaker
A veteran state lawmaker is carving out what one lawyer calls a large and "blatant'' exemption to the state's public records law.
Jan. 12, 2018
Supreme Court Declines Appeal From Arizona Over Air Pollution Plan Details
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with Sierra Club's Sandy Bahr and said Arizona's air pollution contingency measures can't be approved if they've already been put in place.
Jan. 12, 2018
Ward Removes Campaign Language Featuring Bannon
U.S. Senate candidate Kelli Ward says she will no longer utilize the endorsement of former Trump adviser Stephen K. Bannon.
Jan. 12, 2018
KJZZ
It’s time for our Friday Newscap segment. Joining us are Matthew Benson, former gubernatorial communications director and now a director at Veridus; former legislative leader Chad Campbell, currently a senior vice president at Strategies 360; and Elvia Diaz, a columnist for The Arizona Republic and a member of its Editorial Board.
Jan. 12, 2018
 Are Business And Politics Really Compatible?
We’ve all heard people from corporate life who are running for office use the phrase, “I’m going to run government like a business.” What that means and whether it’s successful is subject to debate.
Jan. 12, 2018
Phoenix Residents Working To Implement Tree And Shade Master Plan
A group of Phoenix residents has been meeting to craft a city ordinance related to trees and shade cover.
Jan. 12, 2018
Even If Cities Can Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions, How Much Difference Can It Make?
President Trump announced the U.S. will pull out of the Paris Climate Accord last year. But, that withdrawal seems to have only emboldened many cities to ramp up their efforts to fight climate change at a local level.
Jan. 12, 2018
Ahwatukee Homeowners Win Legal Battle Over Golf Course
Neighbors of the Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Course won a court victory this week, when a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled against a developer who wanted to build a new project on the land. Jim Walsh is a reporter for the Ahwatukee Foothills News. He covered the trial.
Jan. 12, 2018
State Department Advising Americans Not To Visit Large Swaths Of Mexico
The State Department is advising American travelers to not visit or to reconsider travel to exercise increased caution or to reconsider travel to large swaths of Mexico.
Jan. 12, 2018
Feds Appear Likely To Approve At Least Part Of Arizona
The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said it will allow states to implement work requirements for Medicaid recipients.
Jan. 12, 2018
Politico Reporter Weighs In On DACA Deal
A bipartisan group of senators, including Arizona’s Jeff Flake, announced they had reached an agreement that would shield so-called "DREAMers" from deportation.
Jan. 12, 2018
Congresswoman Martha McSally Running For Senate
With the vintage fighter plane she would later climb into and fly into Phoenix as her backdrop, Southern Arizona Congresswoman Martha McSally announced Friday morning she is running for Sen. Jeff Flake’s seat.
Jan. 12, 2018

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