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House Ethics Committee To Meet On Rep. David Cook
State lawmakers come back to the Arizona Capitol this week with a bevy of issues on their agendas, ranging from rideshare fees to citizen initiatives to university speech.
Feb. 17, 2020
Poet John Kenney Takes On Parenthood
Most parents who’ve had to count to three to try to get their kid to do something have probably wondered: What do I do if I get to three, and I don’t get cooperation?
Feb. 17, 2020
BBC Look-Ahead: Indias Citizenship Law, Zuckerberg In Brussels
India's government faces a deadline on its new controversial citizenship law, and Mark Zuckerberg is meeting European Union commissioners. Those are among the key international stories in the coming days, and The Show took a look at some of them with BBC’s Rob Mahfuz Sadique.
Feb. 17, 2020
Grover Norquist Talks Criminal Justice Reform, Tariffs, Deficits
The push for criminal justice reform in Arizona has some unexpected allies. Grover Norquist, best known for his stand against taxes, is in the Valley tonight to talk about criminal justice reform.
Feb. 17, 2020
Boas: Is Bloomberg Trying To Buy The Democratic Nomination?
A column in this weekend's Arizona Republic brought up an issue that both Democrats and non-Democrats have been talking about: former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s personal wealth.
Feb. 17, 2020
How Barack Obama Reinvigorated The Presidential Portrait
Since unveiling its presidential portrait of Barack Obama, the National Portrait Gallery has experienced a record number of visitors. Now the portrait is set to tour the nation so more people can see it.
Feb. 17, 2020
Pima County Rejects $1.8M In Federal Immigration Funds
The Pima County Board of Supervisors in Southern Arizona voted last week to reject $1.8 million in federal immigration funding last week under a program called Operation Stonegarden.
Feb. 17, 2020
UA Law Project Lets Non-Lawyers Help Domestic Violence Survivors
A pilot project at the University of Arizona law school will allow survivors of domestic violence to get legal advice from non-lawyers.
Feb. 17, 2020
Why Valleywise Health Is Putting A Courtroom Inside A Hospital
Valleywise Health — the Valley’s public, safety-net hospital system — is opening a new Maricopa County Superior Court room inside its new Maryvale Hospital in West Phoenix to help alleviate backlogs and shorten wait times.
Feb. 17, 2020
Democratic Debate Cements Arizonas Battleground Status
Phoenix will host a Democratic presidential debate on March 15. The announcement speaks to Arizona’s new status as a battleground state and some candidates' high-dollar spending here to woo voters.
Feb. 17, 2020
Monday Hearing Set For Rideshare Bill
A bill that would put a stop to rideshare fees at Arizona’s airports will have its first hearing Monday. This comes after Phoenix planned new fees at Sky Harbor.
Feb. 17, 2020
The Takeaway: Trump Administration Escalates Crackdown On Sanctuary Cities
It will deploy dozens of border patrol agents in cities that have pushed back against its immigration enforcement policies, including Los Angeles and Houston.
Feb. 17, 2020
Phoenix Releases Plans For President Trump’s Visit
Safety and security plans are underway for President Donald Trump’s campaign event in Phoenix on Wednesday. President Trump is scheduled to appear at the Arizona Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum at 7 p.m.
Feb. 17, 2020
Transgender Athlete Bill Passes State House Committee
In a party-line vote, an Arizona House panel voted to ban transgender girls and women from participating in sports that don't match their biological sex.
Feb. 17, 2020
East Valley Solar Co-Op Reaches Installation Phase
Solar United Neighbors is a national nonprofit that helps buyers “go solar.” The co-op model brings together several individual solar customers at one time to contract with one installer at a discounted price.
Feb. 17, 2020
Untold Arizona: Meet The People Living Off Grid In Cochise County
How can you live a frontier lifestyle long after the frontier has closed? In 2020, it involves solar panels, composting toilets, and rainwater harvesting. Those are hallmarks of the “off-grid” lifestyle, which allows a homeowner to separate from the electric, water, and even food grid and provide for him or herself.
Hear More Untold Arizona Stories
Feb. 17, 2020
Ransomware Cost AZ Health Care Millions Since 2016
Ransomware attacks involve hackers locking people out of their own data and demanding a payoff to regain access. But when patient data is held for ransom for hours or months, lives are on the line.
Feb. 17, 2020
Armed Activists Rally For Second Amendment At Capitol
Thousands of Second Amendment supporters gathered at the state Capitol to support pro-gun candidates and oppose measures they say violate their gun rights.
Feb. 16, 2020
One Of The Last 3 Remaining USS Arizona Survivors Dies At 97
Donald Stratton manned an anti-aircraft gun during the attack. After escaping the Arizona and recovering from burns, he returned to the fleet for the duration of the war. In civilian life, Stratton worked as a diver in the oil industry.
Feb. 16, 2020
History Buffs Celebrate Womens Right To Vote Centennial At AZ Capitol Museum
On Arizona Statehood Day Friday, Feb. 14, government officials and historical enthusiasts gathered at the Arizona Capitol Museum and wore period clothing for an exhibit celebrating women’s suffrage.
Feb. 16, 2020

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