Arizona Elections

One of the largest aerospace fairs on the continent kicked off this Wednesday at the outskirts of Mexico City. And Arizona has one of the biggest pavilions there to promote the state’s industry and to look for new partners.
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Research suggests having too many choices isn’t always great for consumers, but does that apply to politics? Psychologist Barry Schwartz says while it seems intuitive that having a lot of choices would be a good thing, in reality, too many choices can be a bad thing.
Apr. 24, 2019
April 24 marks the 20th anniversary of the American Lung Association’s State of the Air report. The goal of the report is to identify unhealthy air in cities and counties around the country. Last year, the Phoenix area was on the list of most ozone-polluted cities.
Apr. 24, 2019
One year ago this week, the wave of teachers taking action to demand higher pay reached its peak in Arizona. This week, The Show is hearing some perspectives on that event, and what the impact has been since, starting back at the Capitol with Sen. Paul Boyer.
Apr. 24, 2019
Ideally, the Arizona Legislature tries to wrap up session by its 100th day. Tuesday marked day 100, but lawmakers are still working.
Apr. 24, 2019
Following news that an incapacitated woman gave birth after being raped at Hacienda Healthcare, an advocacy group issued a report containing recommendations to try and prevent sex abuse among people with disabilities, and some measures are gaining traction in the Arizona Legislature.
Apr. 24, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey is optimistic that trade between Arizona and Mexico will increase, despite the immigration crisis at Arizona's border.
Apr. 24, 2019
Early ballots go out on Wednesday for the runoff for Phoenix City Council. Mail-in ballots go out Wednesday to people on the Permanent Early Voting List and people who have requested an early ballot. Those ballots can be mailed back or dropped off at early voting locations.
Apr. 23, 2019
Once a teenager in the foster system turns 18, they cannot be adopted as a child and the family adopting them is no longer eligible for subsidies. Out of almost 14,000 youths in the Arizona foster system, almost 6 percent are over 18.
Apr. 23, 2019
A proposal in California to tax soda appears dead after its sponsor said he’d delay a vote until next year. While there are currently soda taxes in a handful of California cities, the state legislature last year passed a law banning any new local soda taxes.
Apr. 23, 2019
A case involving three Chandler children taken from their parents by the Arizona Department of Child Safety is garnering national attention. It has also resulted in a judge ordering how the media can report on the case. Arizona Republic reporter Dianna Náñez is covering the story and joined The Show.
Apr. 23, 2019
How interested are Americans in voting? How much of a generational difference are we seeing when it comes to high-efficacy voting? And, finally, does the deemphasizing of civics education in schools affect that?
Apr. 23, 2019
In the past decade, pedestrian deaths in the City of Phoenix have more than doubled, according to a policy memo from city staff. The Phoenix City Council will get an update on efforts to improve driver and pedestrian safety.
Apr. 22, 2019
As the border region continues to be at the center of the political debate in Washington, and those who live there are the ones who feel the effects.
Apr. 22, 2019
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation aimed at reducing distracted driving and using hand-held devices while behind the wheel. Speaking to members of the press, Ducey thanked the families of victims like Salt River tribal Officer Clayton Townsend who was killed in January by a distracted driver.
Apr. 22, 2019
A potential high-profile meeting and a pair of elections top the list of big international stories in the coming days. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
Apr. 22, 2019
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.
Apr. 22, 2019
After officer-involved shootings spiked in 2018, the Phoenix Police Department asked a Washington, D.C., research firm to figure out why. The report came out late last week, and The Show spoke to KJZZ’s Bret Jaspers to get a rundown.
Apr. 22, 2019
This week, the Arizona legislature will hit its 100th day in session.
Apr. 22, 2019
Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams says she’s committed to following nine recommendations from an outside group that studied her officers’ actions.
Apr. 19, 2019
On Thursday, The Show spoke with a representative of activist group LUCHA (Living United for Change) about their protest outside of the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office this week. They say the office is a major factor in Arizona’s fourth-highest incarceration rate.
Apr. 19, 2019

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