A bill at the Arizona Capitol is aimed to protect the rapidly growing number of patients needing assisted-living care. Sen. Tyler Pace's Caregiver Training Bill would tighten the licensing process by requiring assisted-living caregivers receive no less than 62 hours of on-the-job medically supervised training before being certified to work solo at an Arizona facility.
Grand Canyon University opened Canyon Ventures, an innovation space where startups and students collaborate. The university offers free workspace for the startups in exchange for paid student internships. More than 30 startups have claimed space so far to teach students marketing, coding and other skills. Students also can work on their own startups at the center.
If you’re from a certain generation, the name Atari means early-age video games and memories of Asteroids, Space Invaders and Pac-Man. And now Atari is being attached to a string of hotels — one of which will be based in Phoenix on Roosevelt Row. With The Show to talk about it is Napoleon Smith, who informally calls himself chief creative dude for the Atari Hotels.
An Arizona state senator who became the face of the state’s #MeToo movement in 2018 is now facing accusations that she sexually harassed a female lobbyist. Sen. Michelle Ugenti-Rita was among legislators, lobbyists and others who accused former Rep. Don Shooter of misconduct that eventually led to his expulsion.
The group that represents more than 1,000 nonprofits says a bill that’s moving through the Arizona legislature that would fund the Arizona 211 information and referral system could have unintended consequences for other nonprofits in the future.
The Trump administration is pushing a plan to change the way Medicaid is funded. The system covers low-income Americans, generally including kids, the disabled, pregnant women and in some cases, so-called childless adults. It’s paid for based on per-income capita for each state, with the state putting in a certain amount of money, and the feds matching that.
Electric vehicles aren’t a new development. General Motors introduced the EV1 in 1996, but a lot of consumers have been drawn in by the style and limited availability of Tesla. Recently, a team of eight Wall Street Journal reporters decided to actually experience the cars and find out just how usable they really are. The results were a little mixed.
We are now solidly in the midst of the legislative session, when residents show up at committee hearings to testify in favor or against certain bills and lawmakers themselves try to convince their colleagues of their point of view through debate on the House or Senate floor. But how much convincing and mind-changing actually happens?
It’s been almost two weeks since someone in Arizona was diagnosed with the coronavirus. Jessica Rigler joined The Show to talk about what's happening. Rigler is assistant director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, the public health agency that’s monitoring the coronavirus in Arizona.
President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, taking time to make his case for another term in office, boasting of a strong economy and — perhaps — encouraging a bit of drama along the way.
More and more seniors, people 55 and older, are becoming homeless. And it’s not just an Arizona problem. It’s happening across the country. On Tuesday, a bipartisan bill that would fund a new emergency shelter for this growing population survived a big hurdle.
Last night, President Trump delivered his third State of the Union Address, focusing on what his office called, "the Great American Comeback." But the president conspicuously avoided one major topic: impeachment, even as the Senate vote served as the backdrop for his speech.
Many factors play into how we make sense of the world and our place in it. In this episode of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about how the accessibility of certain explanations frames our understanding.
The anti-abortion Center for Arizona Policy is back at the Capitol with the same bill it tried to pass last year, but failed. The agency is having a little more luck as the Senate Appropriations Committee voted Tuesday to set aside $1.5 million annually for what is being branded as "a family health pilot program."
President Donald Trump gave his State of the Union address Tuesday night. It began with his refusal to shake House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s hand and ended with her ripping up a copy of Trump’s speech. Arizona lawmakers are reacting to what they saw. Democrat Tom O’Halleran said he plans to help bridge the divide.
Two ethics complaints have been filed against Rep. David Cook, who reportedly wrote love letters to an agricultural lobbyists whose interests the Republican lawmaker has supported at the Capitol. The nature of the complaints against Cook is unknown, as is who filed the complaints.