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tents at 'the zone' homeless encampment in downtown phoenix
The Arizona Legislature passed a ballot measure that would allow property owners to apply for property tax refunds if their local governments don't address illegal camping, panhandling or "public nuisances.”
Mar. 5, 2024
air conditioning repair
When Arizona released its first-ever Extreme Heat Preparedness Plan last week, Hobbs sent a letter to members of Congress, saying Arizona hasn’t been getting its fair share of federal funding from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
Mar. 5, 2024
slow internet screen
More than half of parents recently surveyed by Cox Mobile said their children’s location sharing is turned on, making where they are publicly accessible across several mobile apps.
Mar. 5, 2024
Man speaks at podium as group looks on
Gov. Katie Hobbs announced plans to use federal funds for COVID-19 to pay off medical debt for up to 1 million Arizonans by partnering with RIP Medical Debt, a nonprofit.
Mar. 4, 2024
A display of Navajo Mike's sauces and frybread mix at the Native Art Market in Old Town Scottsdale.
The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service recently announced a first-of-its-kind agribusiness trade mission to Vancouver, Canada, this summer. It’s aimed at spotlighting tribal products, and interest is mounting among agribusinesses in Arizona.
Mar. 1, 2024
Arizona Rep. Eli Crane in the House of Representatives.
On Thursday, an overwhelmingly bipartisan resolution passed the U.S. House to help benefit tribal entrepreneurs on reservations. And one of its co-sponsors came from Arizona's congressional delegation.
Feb. 29, 2024
Fans file into State Farm Stadium in Glendale on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2023 for a game against the Los Angeles Rams.
A labor union of professional football players has issued letter grades in a variety of categories to the Arizona Cardinals and other National Football League clubs. The Cardinals improved from a second-to-last overall ranking for the 2022 season.
Feb. 29, 2024
Apartment kitchen
Phoenix leaders want state lawmakers to rethink some actions that are putting the city in a financial bind.
Feb. 28, 2024
Governor Katie Hobbs stands behind a podium wearing a blue-teal dress. She is smiling at an audience off camera.
This November, Maricopa County voters will decide whether to extend the half-cent sales tax that has funded transportation projects for decades.
Feb. 27, 2024
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
In an effort to attract more international flights, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport will ask city leaders to continue its financial incentive program.
Feb. 27, 2024
Meat at grocery store
The bill is the second to address cultivated meat sales in the Legislature this year.
Feb. 26, 2024
Bashas' shopping cart
Arizona’s Kris Mayes joined a bipartisan coalition of state attorneys general and the Federal Trade Commission in filing a lawsuit to stop the largest proposed merger of grocery stores in the U.S.
Feb. 26, 2024
Water bottles
The city has about 20 customers identified as large water users. They include resorts, hospitals, bottling plants and government entities. But a proposed ordinance would exempt current large water users and focus only on new users.
Feb. 22, 2024
Arizona state Sen. Anthony Kern (R-Glendale) said his bill was modeled after a similar piece of legislation passed last year that gave rebates to families who have children younger than 17.
Feb. 22, 2024
The Peoria City Council has paved the way for the nation’s largest semiconductor packaging and test facility to be built in the city.
Feb. 22, 2024
Man holding cellphone
Some AT&T customers saw SOS messages displayed in the status bar on their cellphones. The message indicates that the device is having trouble connecting to their cellular provider’s network.
Feb. 22, 2024
Former President Donald Trump
The Show spoke with Luis Torres, editor in chief at Nice Kicks, about former President Donald Trump's new sneaker he announced at a convention in Philadelphia.
Feb. 22, 2024
On Wednesday, the Phoenix City Council approved using another $15 million in ARPA funds to continue various shelters and services through June 2025. City Manager Jeff Barton warned Phoenix’s overall expenses are going up while revenue is going down.
Feb. 21, 2024
Grand Canyon
The owners of a uranium mine just south of the Grand Canyon have embarked on a messaging tour of Arizona to counter what they say are inaccurate portrayals of the mine.
Feb. 21, 2024
 Kris Mayes
Roughly 750,000 families benefited from the Arizona Families Rebate program. But in January, the IRS announced those rebates were subject to federal income taxes.
Feb. 21, 2024


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