A push for criminal justice reform is happening across the country as strange bedfellows like the Koch Brothers and the ACLU find themselves on the same side for some proposed changes. In Arizona, the push comes in the form of House Bill 2270.
Last fall, the Arizona Board of Education voted to make major changes to the teaching standards that guide our state educators in subjects like history, social studies and science. According to teacher Renee Howell, it will allow for less memorization and more creativity in her classroom.
A little more than a year ago — on February 14th, 2018 — a gunman shot and killed 17 students and staffers at Marjory Stoneman-Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 17 others were also injured in the attack.
Earlier this month, seven women on Grand Canyon University’s soccer team came forward with allegations of verbal, mental and physical abuse from the team’s coaches. The players sent a letter to the university demanding the removal of head coach Derek Leader and associate head coach Malorie Rutledge. They also want an independent investigation.
Todd Herzog has been singing as long as he can remember, but it wasn’t until he attempted to major in International Relations that he realized music should be his career. Today, he is the cantorial soloist at the Temple Solel and his music melts the barriers between traditional Jewish music and modern pop.
In 2016, voters approved a new, higher minimum wage by a 2-to-1 margin, but state House Republicans are now arguing voters only approved wage hikes for families and not for youth. They’re proposing a new law that would exempt those younger than 22 years old from the wage hike.
A belt of ice and rock beyond Neptune could retain traces of our solar system’s formative years, but most of its objects are too distant, and too small, to observe from Earth. Now, a novel approach uses data from the New Horizons spacecraft to fill in the blanks.
We love to talk about the weather. Whether it's the heat in the summer or the several feet of snow that came down last week in northern Arizona. From Podcast Playlist, Lindsay Michael and Matt Galloway have a slight twist on this passion for weather.
Michael Cohen testified for nearly eight hours before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday. Today, he goes behind closed doors with the House Intelligence Committee. A lot of ground was covered on Wednesday, everything from Trump’s operations of his business while in office, to the WikiLeaks dump.
Arizona lawmakers voted Wednesday to adopt strict labeling requirements for alternative foods — like soy-based meat substitutes or almond milk. Republican Rep. David Cook, who is a rancher, said calling almond milk "milk" is confusing because almonds don’t lactate.
Friday is the last day for registered voters in Phoenix to request an early ballot by mail for the city’s special election. On March 12, voters will choose between Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela for mayor.
Mesa voters approved the hike last November. The quarter-cent increase is to be used only for public safety. The money is expected to cover new police and fire positions as well as rising pension costs.