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Arizona Democratic Ballot Returns Far Outpace Republicans
With nearly half a million ballots already cast already in Arizona, Democrat voters have surged to a commanding lead at the polls. Of the 1.32 million ballots returned so far, 569,345 were returned by Democrats.
9 hours ago
No Live Audience At Dem Presidential Debate In Phoenix
Due to concerns over the coronavirus, the Democratic presidential debate in Phoenix won’t have a live audience.
March 10, 2020
Activists Demand Phoenix Declare A Climate Emergency
Yesterday, in front of City Hall, a group of climate activists gathered to demand that the City of Phoenix declare a climate emergency. They presented a resolution that would commit the city to becoming carbon-neutral by 2030 instead of 2050.
March 10, 2020
Herstam: AZ Debate Could Be The Only Biden-Sanders We Get
Six states are holding Democratic presidential contests today, including Michigan. And then, one week from today, Democrats in Arizona — along with those in Florida, Ohio and Illinois — will weigh in.
March 10, 2020
How Maricopa County Is Handling 2020 Elections So Far
Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes and Maricopa County Director of Elections Scott Jarrett joined The Show to talk about the the Presidential Preference Election as well as the Tempe and Chandler elections.
March 10, 2020
AZ Lawmaker Proposes Jail Time For Standing In Medians
Hanging around a roadway median, for whatever reason, could soon land you in jail. The state House on Monday gave preliminary approval to making it a Class 3 misdemeanor for a pedestrian to be on a mean "for any purpose other than to cross a street.''
March 9, 2020
How Arizonas Transgender Athlete Ban Fits Into The National Conversation
State lawmakers voted along party lines last week to pass a ban on transgender students athletes from competing in girls sports. It’s a controversial bill that’s making national headlines.
March 9, 2020
Border Patrol, ICE To Begin Taking DNA From Detainees
The Department of Homeland Security is scheduled to begin taking DNA samples from immigrant detainees next month. The Department of Justice issued a final rule Friday authorizing Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement to obtain DNA from immigrants in detention.
March 9, 2020
AZ Legislature: Candidate Signs, Civil Asset Forfeiture And Budget
One item that may or may not be coming up in the Arizona Legislature this week: the state budget. GOP leaders had hoped to have a new spending plan to debate and vote on by now, but those talks are continuing.
March 9, 2020
NPR Results And Analysis Of March 10 Primaries
Follow NPR's live coverage of the 2020 primaries, including results and analysis.
March 10, 2020
Nonprofit Dental Clinics Help AZ Vets Keep Their Teeth
Very few veterans qualify for dental benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and Arizona's Medicaid plan doesn't usually cover preventative dental treatment. That leaves a critical gap in dental care for a vulnerable population, and leads to costly ER visits and lost work productivity.
March 8, 2020
Sunday Early Voting Stations Open Today
The Maricopa County Recorder’s Office is opening three polling places today for early voters in the Democratic Presidential Preference Election.
March 8, 2020
Michael Bloomberg Will Spend To Support Democrats In Arizona
The former New York mayor and Democratic Presidential candidate will use his Arizona staff to help boost Joe Biden and defeat Donald Trump. Bloomberg dropped out of the presidential race Wednesday after spending more than half a billion dollars.
March 6, 2020
Bernie Sanders Rallies In Phoenix Following Super Tuesday Setback
After a Super Tuesday setback, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders hit the road again, this time for Phoenix. The presidential hopeful held a rally at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Thursday night.
March 5, 2020
Warren Event Scheduled For Mesa Canceled
Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren has cancelled a town-hall event in Mesa that was scheduled for Saturday.
March 5, 2020
How Jake’s Law Will Help Arizona Kids Struggling With Mental Health
On Wednesday, The Show covered the broader implications of a bill Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed to improve access to mental health care. Caitlin Gizler, director of Integrated School Based Services at Valle del Sol, joined The Show to talk about how exactly the bill will help kids and teens.
March 5, 2020
How Small Businesses Can Balance Personal Beliefs, Bottom Line
A small, independently owned Mexican restaurant near Tucson received some surprising publicity last week when President Donald Trump tweeted his endorsement for Sammy’s Mexican Grill.
March 5, 2020
Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon To Document Womens History
March is Women’s History Month, and many Arizona women are working to ensure that history is well documented in-person and online. The Scottsdale Public Library is hosting a Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon Saturday morning to add information about women’s history into Wikipedia articles. The editors will research using library resources and add information on pages about women, feminism and their art.
March 5, 2020
Feminists Decry Mexico President Airplane Raffle
For more than a year, the Mexican president has been using commercial flights while trying to sell the presidential plane as part of his austerity plan. But since a deal hasn’t been struck, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador decided to raffle the plane.
March 4, 2020
Why Arizonas Cities Are Struggling To Repair Their Roads
Local governments throughout Arizona are having a difficult time keeping up with road repairs. It’s so bad that in the city of Yuma, one transportation consultant called the problem a "tidal wave" of failing roads.
March 4, 2020
What Does Shift In Presidential Field Mean For AZ Democratic Party?
Super Tuesday has come and gone, and already the Democratic presidential field has shifted. So what does this mean for Arizona and our own Democratic primary? With The Show now to sort it out is Democratic consultant Chad Campbell with Strategies 360.
March 4, 2020