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Website You Comment On Proposed AZ Bills In Legislature
Navigating the hundreds of measures proposed by the state legislature will be easier now thanks to a new website that will feature a full rundown of proposed legislation. A website maintained by the Arizona Legislature has a full rundown of proposed new laws, amendments to proposals, and even the roll-call votes in committees and on the floor.
Jan. 11, 2020
AZ Lawmakers Face Tough Questions About Water
Just a year after approval of the much-heralded Drought Contingency Plan, Arizona lawmakers once again face tough questions of how to deal with the increased demand for water in the face of drier weather — and getting water to where it is needed.
Jan. 11, 2020
Brnovich, Other AGs Urge Supreme Court To Not Take Obamacare Case Yet
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and his fellow Republican counterparts in other states are urging the Supreme Court to not hurry on a case on the Affordable Care Act. Democrats in Congress are asking the Court to hear their appeal soon.
Jan. 10, 2020
School Shooting In Northern Mexico Leaves 2 Dead
Two people died in a school shooting in northern Mexico. The country is in shock, as these kind of incidents are uncommon in the neighboring nation.
Jan. 10, 2020
Ducey: Current AZ Sex Ed Law Seems To Be Working
Gov. Doug Ducey says the current law on sex education "seems to be working" — which presents a hurdle to State Sen. Sylvia Allen's proposed sex education bill.
Jan. 10, 2020
ASU Breaks Ground On Downtown Mesa Project
Arizona State University broke ground on its newest academic facility Friday. It’s called ASU @ Mesa City Center, and it will bring 800 students to downtown Mesa.
Jan. 10, 2020
New Legal Motion To Stop Military Funding On Border Fences
A flurry of legal cases this month has slowed plans for border fence projects in Arizona and across the rest of the southwest border.
Jan. 10, 2020
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Jan. 10, 2020
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. Attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera and Paul Bentz of HighGround joined The Show to talk about the U.S. and Iran, the resignation of Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen and more.
Jan. 10, 2020
Barrett-Jackson Auction In Scottsdale Isnt Just For Car Enthusiasts
This weekend is the start of the Barrett-Jackson collector car auction in Scottsdale. It attracts hundreds of thousands of people. They come from every state and more than a dozen countries. Rick DeBruhl is the the voice of Barrett-Jackson on the Motor Trend Network. He joined The Show talk about why this car auction is such a big draw.
Jan. 10, 2020
How Automation And Artificial Intelligence Could Impact The Workplace
A 2018 report predicted more than 150,000 jobs in the Pima County region would be lost to automation in the next decade — that’s more than 42% of that area’s workforce. That report was prepared by George Hammond, director of the University of Arizona’s Economic and Business Research Center in the Eller College of Management.
Jan. 10, 2020
Opponents Of Scottsdales Southbridge Two Development File Petition Sheets
Last month, the Scottsdale City Council narrowly approved a mixed-use development along the canal in Old Town known as Southbridge Two. But opposition to it was fierce, as concerns were expressed about the height of the project — two towers exceeding 125 feet — and its impact on the flavor and atmosphere of Scottsdale.
Jan. 10, 2020
Fine-Dining Restaurant Run Entirely By High Schoolers
No, Avenue 27 is not the latest creation by a longtime Valley trendsetter or Chicago chef expanding their culinary empire. This restaurant is run entirely by Barry Goldwater High School students and culinary instructor Ryan Mattheis.
Jan. 10, 2020
Why Is Water-Related Violence Increasing Around The World?
A number of major battles — some involving soldiers and others not — have been fought over oil, particularly in the Middle East since the mid-20th century.
Jan. 10, 2020
Trump Administration Proposes Changes To Federal Environmental Law
The Trump administration is proposing changes to federal environmental rules to remove the requirement that climate change be considered before big infrastructure projects are approved.
Jan. 10, 2020
AZ Launches Effort to Count As Many Residents As Possible In Census
The Governor’s Office this week announced the launch of an effort to make sure as many Arizonans as possible are counted during the upcoming 2020 census.
Jan. 10, 2020
Like Groundhog Day — House Minority Leader on Education, Other Priorities for 2020
The 2020 legislative session gets underway on Monday, as Gov. Ducey gives his State of the State address. Today, The Show moved across the Capitol mall, to the state House, and sat down with Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez of Yuma.
Jan. 10, 2020
Team Attempts To Row Grand Canyon For The Record
A group of eight rowers attempted to break the speed record on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. They launched Jan. 9 at midnight from Lees Ferry. The crew didn't quite make their goal. They finished in 37 hours and 55 minutes.
Jan. 10, 2020
Phoenix Priest Accused Of Sexually Abusing 2 Boys
The indictment alleges that 74-year-old John “Jack” Spaulding sexually abused two boys, under the age of 15, between the years of 2003 and 2007. Spaulding was a Catholic Priest at St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church in Phoenix and St. Timothy’s Catholic Church in Mesa when the alleged acts took place.
Jan. 10, 2020
Rocky Point Welcomes First Cruise Without Home Port
The first cruise out of Rocky Point sailed off into the sunset Thursday evening. It’s a long-anticipated step forward for the beach town just south of Arizona. But the future of cruising from Rocky Point still hinges on the city’s ability to complete a cruise port. Construction on the partially completed port has been stalled for years.
Jan. 10, 2020
ICE: Former Salvadoran Official Acccused Of Bribery, Murder Has Been Deported
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Phoenix says it has deported a Salvadoran man who once served as a backup in the country’s Legislature and played professional soccer.
Jan. 9, 2020

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