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The Takeaway: Treasury Secretary Refuses Congressional Request To Hand Over Trump
On Monday, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defied a request from House Democrats to deliver President Trump’s tax returns. In his letter to the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Mnuchin said the request lacked a “legitimate legislative purpose” and that he could not authorize the release as a result.
May. 8, 2019
Officer Stabbed At Embattled Buckeye Prison
A correctional officer was attacked Wednesday at a state prison. It’s the latest incident at a facility that’s been plagued with security issues.
May. 8, 2019
Arizona Gov. Ducey Signs Adult Changing Table Bill Into Law
After an uphill battle, moms from the advocacy group Dignified Changes are celebrating. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill into law that requires some new or renovated public buildings to install at least one adult changing table.
May. 8, 2019
The AZ Legislature Is Considering 2 Vape Restriction Bills
On Tuesday, state senators approved restrictions on vaping — different restrictions than the ones being backed by key House members. That body is considering an industry-backed bill.
May. 8, 2019
Lisa Ling Discusses Her Career Among Countercultures
You might know Lisa Ling best for her work on CNN’s "This is Life" where she has embedded in communities and countercultures around the country for five seasons. Or maybe you remember her from ABC’s The View. Or maybe, you grew up watching her on Channel One News in high school every morning.
May. 8, 2019
Phoenix City Council Elections: Carlos Garcia
The Phoenix City Council is in the midst of a shakeup more than a month after Kate Gallegowas sworn in as the city’s new mayor.
May. 8, 2019
Migration Policy Institute Highlights Key Border Issues
The Trump Administration has made border enforcement the centerpiece of its approach to immigration policy. Rhetoric related to a new or reinforced wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and harsher policies on Central American migrants has been a huge part of the focus.
May. 8, 2019
Cool, Rainy Arizona Weather Keeps Heat At Bay
Raindrops continue to fall here in Phoenix despite the season.
May. 8, 2019
We May Be Seeing The Next Evolution Of U.S. Politics
The U.S. electoral system — whether intentionally or not — has ended up being dominated by two political parties: Democrats and Republicans. But we’re seeing signs that the makeup of those parties and what they stand for could be changing.
May. 8, 2019
Arizona Democrats Are Ready To Pass Governor Budget
Democratic lawmakers said they are ready to pass the Governor’s budget, with certain revisions.
May. 8, 2019
UA Adds Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
The University of Arizona has introduced a graduate program to answer questions about the link between DNA and health.
May. 8, 2019
Rep. Longdon: Phoenix Can Do More On Mental Health Issues
State Rep. Jennifer Longdon, a longtime disability and mental health advocate, says Phoenix can do much more to address mental health and reduce police shootings.
May. 8, 2019
Waymo Gives Lyft Riders Access To Self-Driving Cars
Ten Waymo driverless cars are being deployed in the Metro Phoenix area, and Lyft users have a chance to test them out.
May. 8, 2019
Lawmakers Kill Bill That Would Allow Some Sex Offenders To Bypass Registry
A group of Arizona lawmakers have called it morally wrong to push ahead with legal relief for individuals convicted of certain sex crimes while refusing to do the same for victims.
May. 8, 2019
AG Has Powerful Support In Fight Against California Business Tax
Arizona's Attorney General Mark Brnovich has some powerful allies on his side as he filed new legal briefs this week against the state of California for what he sees as illegal taxation.
May. 8, 2019
Lawyers Ask Federal Court To Invalidate Joe Arpaio
Arizona U.S. Reps. Raul Grijalva and Ruben Gallego are among a large group of Congressional members supporting a legal brief that asks a federal appeals court to invalidate former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's pardon.
May. 8, 2019
Mexico Wants To Reinvent U.S. Merida Aid Program
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says he doesn't want aid under the United States' so-called Merida Initiative — at least in its present form.
May. 8, 2019
Arizona Department Of Corrections Moving Lewis Prison Inmates Over Safety Concerns
Arizona Department of Corrections spokesman Andrew Wilder said while the agency is still working on door and lock issues, close-custody, or high security, inmates will be moved to another state-run prison.
May. 8, 2019
Pima County Supervisors Approve Federal Grant Renewal
The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to continue receiving a federal border law enforcement grant offered by the Homeland Security Department.
May. 8, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: Eyewitness Accounts
Even though we know how unreliable our visual memory is, we still put a huge amount of stock into what someone says they saw. Why is an eyewitness account so important in legal proceedings and beyond, and why should we question the value of an eyewitness testimony?
May. 8, 2019

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