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Report: Phoenix Homicides, Aggravated Assaults Have Jumped 25%
Homicides and aggravated assaults have each increased by more than 25% from January to June of this year when compared to 2019’s numbers. Phoenix Police Department won’t definitively conclude those figures are directly related to the pandemic. The Show spoke with Jenna Panas, CEO of the Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, for her observations.
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Trump Was The Fifth Contender In Mexico’s Presidential Debate
Mexico’s four presidential candidates threw barbs at each other, gave few detailed proposals of for governance and frequently riffed on their country’s frayed relations with the United States.
May 21, 2018
Suit Aims To Stop Voters From Deciding On Clean Elections Commission Power
The author of Arizona’s Clean Elections Act has sued in an effort to stop voters from deciding whether to take some of the commission’s power away.
May 16, 2018
Campaign Money Can Now Be Used For Child Care
Candidates running for federal office will be allowed to use campaign money for child care. That’s after a unanimous ruling by the Federal Election Commission.
May 15, 2018
Will #RedForEd Movement Continue To Influence Legislature?
The #RedforEd movement made a major statement at the Arizona capitol this year, both before and during their six-day strike.
May 14, 2018
Mayor Stanton: Diamondbacks Belong in Downtown Phoenix
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton announced last year he’d run for Congress in the 9th District, and has to resign as mayor by the end of the month. He joined The Show this Friday to discuss his career up to this point and his future in politics.
May 11, 2018
KJZZs Friday Newscap May 11, 2018
With us to talk about so-called ballot harvesting in Arizona, the possibility of the Diamondbacks leaving Phoenix and other items are former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman and the former Chair of the Arizona Democratic Party Andrei Cherny.
May 11, 2018
Is A Blue Wave Coming?
The combination of President Trump’s low approval ratings and off-year election history indicates this fall’s congressional elections should go very well for Democrats — at least in the U.S. House.
May 10, 2018
Coconino County To Comply With Disabilities Act On Voting Access
The U.S. Department of Justice and Coconino County have agreed to a settlement requiring the county to come into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act on voting access. Patty Hansen, Coconino County recorder, was on The Show to explain.
May 10, 2018
Federal Judge Rules Ballot Harvesting Law Stands
For the second time, a federal judge has upheld the 2016 law banning "ballot harvesting" in Arizona.
May 10, 2018
Save Our Schools Arizona To Help Anti-Dark Money Campaign
The grassroots organization Save Our Schools Arizona is going to help in the effort to block dark money in future political campaigns.
May 9, 2018
Writer Examines The Future Of Female Political Candidates
Hillary Clinton was expected to be the first female president in the history of the United States. Polls certainly made many of us think so, and the GOP's unconventional nomination of Donald Trump seemed to put those expectations over the top.
May 9, 2018
Why Do We Use Colors To Represent Our Political Leanings?
Red as the representative color for Republicans and blue for Democrats hasn’t been around that long according to David Kastan, professor of English at Yale University and author of the forthcoming book, On Color.
May 8, 2018
KJZZs Friday Newscap May 4, 2018
Joining The Show to talk about the end of the legislative session — what got done, what didn’t get done and teacher pay raises among other things — were political consultant Lorna Romero, formerly of Molera Alvarez and Sen. John McCain’s 2016 Senate campaign, and Sam Richard of Creosote Partners.
May 4, 2018
Arizona Legislature Adjourns After Another Long Night
Just after midnight Friday the Arizona legislature called sine die and ended their work for 2018.
May 4, 2018
Arizona Economist Weighs In On State Budget
Gov. Ducey signed the education funding portion of the budget early this morning, giving teachers a 20 percent raise by 2020. It’s a plan he first introduced weeks ago in an attempt to head off the teacher walkout that’s been going on for the last six days across the state.
May 3, 2018
Major Change Coming For Independent Voters In Phoenix
Voters will decide whether to move non-partisan elections for the mayor and Phoenix City Council from the fall of odd-numbered years to November of even-numbered years to coincide with statewide general elections.
May 3, 2018
Ducey Signs Education Funding Bill After Long Night Of Debate
After the Legislature stayed in session all night, Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill early this morning granting teachers an average 19 percent pay increase within three years.
May 3, 2018
Pence Touts Corpoate Tax Cuts In Arizona Speech
Overall, Vice President Mike Pence came to Arizona to tout the new tax ban while also rallying the base and having a round-table discussion with small business owners.
May 2, 2018
Should Democrats Be Encouraged By Election Results In 8th District?
The Show talked with Reid Wilson, a national correspondent with The Hill newspaper in Washington, D.C., to find out what he’s hearing in the nation’s capital.
April 25, 2018
How Did 8th District Voter Turnout Compare To Regular Election?
To break down some of the numbers, The Show turned to Garrett Archer, senior analyst for the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office.
April 25, 2018