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Legislation Would Help Tribes Improve Roads
Lawmakers heard testimony Wednesday about legislation that would provide funding to build and maintain roads and bridges in Indian Country. Only 17 percent of those roads are considered “acceptable” by the federal government.
May. 16, 2019
Committee Passes Navajo-Utah Water Settlement
A Senate committee passed legislation Wednesday that gives the Navajo the right to take a portion of Utah’s Colorado River allotment.
May. 16, 2019
Outgoing Chief Justice Looks Back At Arizona Supreme Court
Outgoing Chief Justice Bales joins The Show to talk about his law career and the current condition of Arizona’s judicial system.
May. 16, 2019
Who Will Pay For California
Fire investigators say electric power lines owned by PG&E were the cause of the Camp Fire. Now California must determine whether customers or shareholders foot the bill.
May. 16, 2019
Can Advocacy Groups Bring Down Prescription Prices?
While a large number of drugs may only cost $10 for a refill, others may lead to patients having to spend thousands or more. Those prices could be rising.
May. 16, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Seinfeld Trivia At Valley Bar In Phoenix
Listen to the sounds of Mike and Marc Stein answering Seinfeld Trivia questions at the Rose Room at Valley Bar in Phoenix. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at [email protected]
May. 16, 2019
Pinal Farmers Ask For $20 Million For Water Infrastructure
Pinal County farmers gathered at the Capitol for a news conference Thursday morning. After the years-long negotiations to agree on a Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan, the farmers said they need new sources of water, and they’re asking for $20 million to make that happen.
May. 16, 2019
Expert: Aviation Industry Needs Stronger Stand On Climate Change
A former editor-in-chief of Aviation Week and Space Technology Magazine says climate change presents a "course-altering crossroads" for aviation.
May. 16, 2019
Trump Wants To Concentrate On Worker-Focused Immigration
On Thursday, the Trump administration proposed a new immigration strategy, one that focuses on highly-skilled workers and downsizing the family visa program.
May. 16, 2019
Awareness Of Native American Missing And Murdered Rates Has Increased
The movement to document murdered and missing indigenous women and girls has gained national attention in the last several years as awareness has risen that Native American women experience violence at much higher rates than others, and that thousands of them have been murdered or simply gone missing without account.
May. 16, 2019
Border Rescues In The Desert Are Rising As Summer Nears
As temperatures heat up in Arizona’s desert, federal immigration agencies anticipate an increase in heat-related illnesses along the southwestern border as thousands of asylum seekers keep arriving at desolate regions of the international line.
May. 16, 2019
AZ Legislature Continues Fight Over Vaping Regulations
There appears to be a showdown brewing at the Arizona Capitol over regulations on vaping products.
May. 16, 2019
The Pulse: Getting On PrEP Is Harder Than You Think
I started hearing “Ask your doctor about PrEP?” on TV in spring 2016. I was a university student having my fair share of queer fun, so PrEP was definitely a topic of conversation. But when I Googled it, a big $1,200-per-month price tag came up, which made me terrified to ask my parents about it.
May. 16, 2019
Tribes Seek Injunction To Halt Copper Mine Project
Native American tribes are seeking an injunction to halt work on a copper mine project they say will desecrate burial and other sacred sites in the Santa Rita Mountains of southeastern Arizona.
May. 16, 2019
The Takeaway: School Segregation Is Getting Worse 65 Years After Brown V. Board Of Education
A new report from the Civil Rights Project at UCLA says that 65 years after Brown v. Board, school segregation in America is actually getting worse, with black and Latino students, in particular, attending schools that are mostly non-white.
May. 16, 2019
Arizona Bill Giving Attorney General Initiative Veto In Trouble
A proposal that would authorize the Arizona attorney general to unilaterally rewrite ballot language for citizen initiatives is in serious trouble in the Senate after at least four members of the Republican majority said Wednesday that they would oppose it.
May. 16, 2019
Federal Budget Could Mean More Help for Homeless Veterans
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs budget presented to Congress earlier this year includes nearly $2 billion for homeless veterans programs.
May. 16, 2019
WATCH: Trump Immigration Speech
President Trump unveiled an immigration plan that would vastly change who's allowed into the U.S. The administration's proposal focuses on reducing family-based immigration in favor of employment skill-based immigration.
May. 16, 2019
2020 Census Citizenship Question Could Cost Phoenix $1.1 Billion
The number of non-citizens living in Phoenix are worth more than $1 billion in funding over the next decade. If the Supreme Court allows the citizenship question, Phoenix would have less than a year to convince undocumented people not to fear outing themselves to the federal government.
May. 16, 2019
 Researchers: Dentists Could Play Role In Identifying Assault Victims
More than 41 million people will experience some type of domestic violence in their lifetime, according to researchers who concluded that dentists could play a role in identifying assault.
May. 15, 2019

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