Recently, one research study was completed that focused on whether marijuana could help veterans with PTSD. The Valley’s Dr. Sue Sisley led the study, and The Show spoke with her about some of the conclusions.
Phoenix is way behind when it comes to meeting its tree and shade goals. Now the city is offering an online system for residents and businesses to donate money to plant more trees. → More Arizona Business News
The University of Arizona fired head men’s basketball coach Sean Miller April 7. Reports surfaced in late 2017 that Miller and his program were under investigation by the NCAA for multiple violations involving inappropriate recruiting practices. The FBI was also involved in those investigations.
The state-run vaccination site at Phoenix Municipal Stadium will relocate on April 12 to Desert Financial Arena on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus.
Since the the Phoenix Municipal Stadium site opened in February, it has administered 171,202 doses.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday signed legislation banning the use of private funding for elections but said the money the state received last year from organizations with funding from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s foundation was helpful and used with "integrity.”
Beneath the surface, the amount of moisture held in the ground can play a big role in how much water makes it down to rivers and reservoirs — and eventually into the pipes that feed homes and businesses.
Republican lawmakers in Arizona failed Wednesday to approve a sweeping abortion bill in the Senate that would have made it a felony for a doctor to terminate a pregnancy in which the fetus has a genetic abnormality after a single Republican joined Democrats in voting no.
Thirteen months after closing public libraries to in-building visits, Phoenix will begin a phased reopening. On Wednesday, the City Council unanimously approved a limited reopening plan for 17 library locations.
The Northern Jaguar Reserve in neighboring Sonora, Mexico announced some good news this week: photos and video of a jaguar cub and its mother were captured in the protected area about 130 miles south of the Arizona-Mexico border.
On April 6, The Show spoke with State Rep. Michelle Udall, who chairs the House Education Committee and had written a letter to Superintendent Kathy Hoffman calling on Hoffman to release an estimated $70 million to $85 million in federal funding to help certain districts fend off impending teacher layoffs. Superintendent Hoffman spoke with The Show.
There are fewer butterflies in the western U.S. now than in the past. Katy Prudic is an assistant professor in citizen and data science in the School of Natural Resources at University of Arizona. The Show spoke with her about how significant of a decline is happening.
A bill under consideration at the Arizona Capitol would require parents to opt in before their children could take sex education classes. Parents can currently opt their kids out of those classes, but SB 1456 would reverse that.
Phoenix officials have struck a new deal with the union that represents about 2,600 police officers and detectives. All this contract needs is approval from the City Council, which is scheduled to vote April 7, after the public gets to sound off.
Greater Phoenix Leadership and other business leaders signed an editorial titled "Disenfranchising Voters Is Not ‘Election Reform’" in response to voting-related proposals advancing at the Capitol. The Show spoke with Neil Giuliano, president and CEO of Greater Phoenix Leadership.