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Indigenous Groups Protest Border Wall Construction
Construction pushes forward on President Donald Trump's border wall in southern Arizona, despite a cascade of lawsuits over the environmental impacts and considerations, and after a brutal battle in Washington over how to fund it. But a small group of indigenous protesters, some from tribes not even recognized by the federal government, are not giving up.
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The Takeaway: What Recourse Do Federal Workers Have During A Shutdown? Learning From The 1981 Air Traffic Controllers
The National Air Traffic Controllers Association filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration when many of their members received a paycheck for $0.00. We look at the role these controllers play in air travel safety and potential protests. But air traffic controllers have had a showdown with the federal government before.
Jan. 15, 2019
St. Marys Brings Food To TSA Workers
There are almost 1,000 TSA workers in the Phoenix areas alone that have now gone without a paycheck in the new year. St. Mary’s Food Bank said it served about 300 on Monday. The food bank will be back to serve more if the government shutdown continues to strain the budgets of its workers.
Jan. 14, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Big Week Upcoming For Brexit
Tuesday is a big day in the ongoing Brexit saga, as the United Kingdom moves ever closer to leaving the European Union. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rich Preston.
Jan. 14, 2019
AZ Minority Leader: Dems Ready To Play More Prominent Role
On Monday afternoon, Gov. Ducey delivers his State of the State speech, outlining his priorities for the 2019 legislative session. The Show recently sat down with House Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez of Yuma.
Jan. 14, 2019
Boas: Lawmakers Battle Over AZs Budget Surplus
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Jan. 14, 2019
Tensions In The Phoenix City Council Continue To Bubble
The Phoenix City Council has had to face big choices in the past year, but the debates in meetings have been about more than just the issues. Tension between council members has bubbled up to the surface.
Jan. 14, 2019
Arizona Representatives Show Split Over Shutdown
Into the fourth week of the longest government shutdown in U.S. History, Arizona’s Congressional delegation continues to fight along party lines.
Jan. 14, 2019
Sen. Fann: Lawmakers To Consider Raises For Officers
When Arizona Gov. Ducey gives his State of the State Address Monday afternoon, one of the lawmakers sitting behind him will be the new Senate president, Karen Fann, of Prescott. She talked about what she hopes to hear from the governor.
Jan. 14, 2019
The Takeaway: New Reports Underscore FBI
This weekend, The New York Times published a report detailing the FBI's shock following President Trump's firing of James Comey in 2017. The bureau opened up a counterintelligence inquiry into the President's connections with Russia, worried that he may have been working as an agent of a foreign state.
Jan. 14, 2019
Water, Ed Expected To Be Main Points In State Of The State
On Monday afternoon, Gov. Doug Ducey will give the annual State of the State speech. For a preview on what he might talk about, The Show spoke with Carmen Foreman, who covers the governor’s office for the Arizona Capitol Times.
Jan. 14, 2019
Ducey Lawyers Challenge Suit Calling For Special Election
A lawsuit filed before the new year looks to demand a special Arizona election to replace the late Sen. John McCain. Lawyers for Gov. Doug Ducey are challenging the suit, saying Ducey abided by the state constitution when he appointed Martha McSally to succeed Jon Kyl.
Jan. 14, 2019
LISTEN: Duceys State Of The State Address
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey delivers his State of the State on Monday afternoon as the first session of the 54th Arizona Legislature gets under way. Listen live.
Jan. 14, 2019
Education Will Be Key Issue At Arizona Capitol — Again
The first session of the 54th Arizona Legislature begins Monday with Gov. Doug Ducey giving his State of the State address. Education is again expected to take center stage at the Capitol.
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Jan. 14, 2019
Before Leaving Office, Jon Kyl Discloses Finances
In leaving office, Sen. Jon Kyl filed a financial disclosure form. It included hundreds of thousands of dollars he made as a registered lobbyist for the firm Covington and Burling. There’s also more than $120,000 reported as pay Kyl received from ASU for teaching classes.
Jan. 11, 2019
Expect More AZ Releases Roadmap For Education
In his inauguration speech earlier this week, Gov. Doug Ducey put his priorities for education and reigning in government spending back to back. Meanwhile, education advocates are demanding more funding for Arizona schools.
Jan. 11, 2019
Former Sen. Flake May Join TV Networks
It appears former U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake may soon be working for the TV networks. Since announcing he would not run again for office in October 2018, several reports have emerged of Flake meeting with television and cable news executives.
Jan. 11, 2019
AZs Data Guru Breaks Down Voter Statistics
The final numbers are in. All 15 counties have filed final voter information, and we can now see just who voted in Arizona in 2018.
Jan. 10, 2019
McCain Maverick Mural On Hold In Scottsdale
A privately-funded public mural honoring John McCain in Scottsdale has been put on hold. The city is reconsidering the project after complaints from local business owners.
Jan. 9, 2019
League Of Arizona Cities And Towns Focused On Defense At Capitol
The Arizona Legislature starts its 2019 session on Monday, and lawmakers will be debating and voting on any number of bills and issues. In advance of the new session, The Show talked to different organizations about their priorities for this year.
Jan. 9, 2019
Legislation Planned To Regulate Arizona Vaping Epidemic
Teen use of e-cigarettes — or vaping — is on the rise. As of 2016, 11 percent of high-schoolers reported using e-cigarettes in the past 30 days. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has declared youth vaping use an epidemic.
Jan. 9, 2019