A bill sponsored by Rep. Walt Blackman would prevent public officials from being reimbursed for traveling by air for anything more than the cost of flying coach. The Snowflake Republican’s bill follows reports that NAU paid President Rita Cheng more than $30,000 for business- and firsts-class airfare to Russia in 2019.
Multiple bills in the Arizona Legislature are tackling well metering due to the lack of groundwater regulation outside of central Arizona. They come in the wake of an investigation by the Arizona Republic.
Six Democratic presidential candidates are debating in Iowa on Tuesday, less than three weeks from the caucuses there. NPR reporters are providing background and analysis of the candidates' remarks in real-time. Coverage is scheduled to begin around 7 p.m. Arizona time.
Two weeks ago, U.S. Customs and Border Protection started sending asylum seekers to Nogales, Sonora, to wait while their cases proceed through the U.S. asylum system. It’s part of the so-called “Remain in Mexico” program. There’s concern that migrants being sent to Nogales, Sonora, will have an even harder time accessing the asylum system.
Republican Rep. T.J. Shope (R-Coolidge) weighs in on Gov. Doug Ducey's State of the State address, including new requirements for mental health coverage and the announcement that a state prison in Florence will close.
The Tonto National Forest is installing nearly four miles of fencing along the banks of the lower Salt River. It’s intended to prevent horses from crossing Bush Highway and keep nearby livestock from joining the horse herd. But advocates for the wild horses say the new fence could be dangerous for their health.
Just before the holidays, Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema introduced a bill that would ban new uranium mining around Grand Canyon National Park. It echoes similar legislation introduced by Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva that passed the House of Representatives last year.
Late last year, the Task Force on Countering Disinformation held its first meeting. It’s run through Arizona’s Judicial Branch, and is believed to be the first state judicial branch in the country to do something like this.
Education was, of course, a major theme during Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's State of the State address on Monday. But his comments were missing some key items, according to Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman.
The Trump administration recently celebrated the 100th mile of the southern border wall construction and promised even more to come. For more on this, The Show got a hold of Ian Kullgren, the immigration and labor reporter for Politico.
Thirty-five years in the planning stage, the Loop 202 South Mountain freeway is the latest to be built in the Valley. It creates a significant route for trucks to bypass gridlocked Interstate 10 and allows quicker access for residents to get from the East Valley to the West Valley. Now, transportation planners are busy looking at what the next three decades could look like.
Twenty-five local musicians get together in the morning. Names are drawn out of a hat to divide the musicians into bands. The bands then write and rehearse new songs that they perform at the evening's concert.
Weldon Johnson grew up in a large family in Detroit. When he went to college, he was close enough to family that he never felt homesick or went hungry. But in his senior year, Weldon's mom passed away. Weldon did his best to be more independent, but there were still times he reached out to his dad for help.
It’s been more than 50 years since Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists in a Black Power salute at the 1968 Summer Olympics. It’s exactly this form of protest the International Olympic Committee wants to ban at this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo.