On Wednesday, the Phoenix City Council is set to vote on a special election focused on light rail. The vote comes after opponents of the light rail extension into south Phoenix gathered enough signatures to get the item on the ballot.
Phoenix is looking for someone to turn a former firehouse into a restaurant. Near the Central Avenue bridge and Burton Barr Library, the firehouse will be key to the Hance Park revitalization project’s first phase — so will fundraising.
The ripples from the month long partial federal government shut down are still being felt at national parks across the country. In Arizona, some rafting trips through the Grand Canyon are being delayed.
Gov. Doug Ducey has vetoed changes to the state tax code that the legislature just approved Thursday. In vetoing the plan, Ducey said the legislation is an “irresponsible measure that hastily changes Arizona's tax laws without any reliable data to back it up.''
Wastewater containing raw sewage has been spilling over the border into the Nogales Wash. The wastewater is from the Los Alisos Wastewater Treatment Plant in Nogales, Sonora, and four out of the five water pumps at the plant are not functioning.
Self-driving cars in Phoenix have seen their share of harassment over the last few years. But that’s nothing compared to the road rage they’ll inspire if one transportation planner’s prediction comes to pass.
With The Show to talk about the present and possible future of Representative David Stringer, along with Kelli Ward taking over as chair of the Arizona GOP and more were attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera and consultant Chris Baker of Trailhead Strategic Communications.
The January jobs numbers are out from the U.S. Labor Department, and while many were bracing for a possible thud in the market due to the partial government shutdown, the news turned out to be not so bad.
A report issued last year finds that in 10 states, including Arizona, a tiny fraction of overall community foundation funding goes to Native American causes and organizations. But, there are efforts to try to bring that number up.
A few days ago, the Arizona Republican and Democratic parties chose their chairs. On Thursday, The Show spoke with Democrat Felecia Rotellini. She was re-elected chair following a successful 2018. Today, The Show was joined by Kelli Ward.