The Maricopa County Elections Department has launched a new website to help voters prepare for the 2020 election season. Spokesperson Erika Flores says the county elections department is expecting a historic voter turnout for the March 17 presidential preference election.
The Trump administration made final its definition for Waters of the United States. And it has big implications for Arizona. “EPA and the Army [Corps of Engineers] are providing much needed regulatory certainty and predictability for American farmers, landowners and businesses to support the economy and accelerate critical infrastructure projects."
At least 10 Arizona firefighters traveled to Australia this week to help battle devastating bushfires that have burned millions of acres. The United States hasn’t sent firefighters to Australia since 2010, but recent devastation amid record-breaking heat has prompted Arizona and other states to assist in the relief effort.
The major infrastructure project is all but finished, with most remaining work between Nogales and Ímuris. Mexico’s current President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and his predecessor Enrique Peña Nieto both have promised to finish that highway, but the expected completion dates have repeatedly come and gone.
A bill that would make it illegal to perform pelvic exams on unconscious patients without medical need or consent has unanimously passed the Health Committee of the Arizona House. For years, OB/GYN training for some medical students has included performing pelvic exams on women under anesthesia for unrelated medical procedures.
The founder of Chandler-based Insys Therapeutics was sentenced Thursday for orchestrating a bribery and kickback scheme that prosecutors said helped fuel the opioid crisis. The embattled opioid maker and its principals have faced several million in fines and were the first company to be convicted on criminal charges related to the drug epidemic.
It sounds like the punchline of a joke: Teenagers, it turns out, are a lot more like animals than we might have thought. Well, according to Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, it’s actually true. From peer pressure and impulse decisions to cliques and irrational risk-taking, Natterson-Horowitz found the experience of adolescence is truly universal.
The Navajo Nation and the Hopi Tribe were, until recently, subject to a ban on development under what was known as the “Bennett Freeze.” To find out more out that piece of history and how it’s impacted communities, The Show spoke with Mark Trahant, editor of Indian Country Today.
A new report looks at the boundaries that create steep economic divides between neighboring school districts. No. 11 on the list is right here in Arizona — the line between Nogales Unified School District on the border in southern Arizona and Sahuarita Unified.
Uranium mining waste continues to cause upheaval in the village of Red Water Pond Road in the southeast corner of the Navajo Nation. The pollution has caused the relocation of some residents. Eric Jantz, interim executive director of the New Mexico Environmental Law Center, talked about what could be next for the village and the people who live there.
Parts of the Phoenix area have essentially been used as training areas for autonomous vehicles, and that has led to some interesting developments. One that happened in the spring of 2019 involving a Waymo vehicle caught the attention of Phoenix New Times reporter Meg O’Connor.
APS has announced an ambitious plan to deliver 100% clean, carbon-free energy by 2050. But there is a difference between "clean" and "renewable," and soon after the big announcement some environmental activists called for more — and sooner.
A high-ranking former Arizona prison health care official has testified about what he calls cruel, dated, insensitive and inhumane conditions in state prisons. Dr. Urdaneta said he quit his job with Corizon in Arizona in May 2019. “I did not want to continue really working within a system that I think was failing in many ways,” he said. “I found the Arizona system very onerous, difficult to work with, misguided and jaded.”
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Starting in October, federal employees will have access to 12 weeks of paid parental leave after the birth, adoption or fostering of a child. It’s a historic move that puts the United States on par with other industrialized nations for the first time. To find out more about the impact of this federal change in Arizona, The Show talked with David Lujan, director for the Arizona Center for Economic Progress.
Lindsay Ellis is a video essayist. She makes videos commenting on films, TV shows, and other media. These videos go over topics such as the death of the Hollywood movie musical, product placement, and a nine-part series on the basics of film studies and film theory using only Michael Bay’s “Transformers”movies.
A Tempe lawmaker has followed up on a local Girl Scout troop's request asking for a ban on balloon releases into the atmosphere in Arizona. Democratic state Rep. Mitzi Epstein equated it to throwing trash out of a car window, and called it just as damaging to the environment.
Pima County just rejected nearly $2 million in federal immigration funds, saying it allows local law enforcement to target immigrant communities. Why the county sheriff says that decision will hurt public safety.