November 2016

Border Fence
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is giving new guidance that’s intended to clarify how it determines if someone’s family is going to experience “extreme hardship” if that person isn’t admitted into this country.
Nov. 21, 2016
Arizon Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has said he would propose a tax cut in the state every year he’s in office. And in a perfect world, he’d like to get the income tax as close to zero as possible. But that concept has Democratic and Republican opponents.
Nov. 21, 2016
On Friday afternoon, Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell said ballots for Nov. 8 had been completely counted. That was only 10 days after the election and a lot of people were wondering why it took so long.
Nov. 21, 2016
still photo from the play "Nogales"
Blending humor and drama, the play "Nogales: Storytellers in Cartel Country" offers a complex version of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and others who helped give perspectives on the shooting of a Mexican boy by the U.S. Border Patrol.
Nov. 18, 2016
Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra
Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra is a Valley band featuring 16 musicians who all play different genres of music. On Saturday night they’ll release their debut album called "PAO!"
Nov. 18, 2016
hip hop festival logo
Saturday is the third annual Arizona Hip Hop Festival in downtown Phoenix. It’s a large all-day event that brings together the four elements of old school hip hop culture: rappers, DJs, visual artists, and dancers.
Nov. 18, 2016
Guerrilla Girls
The Guerilla Girls have been using humor and facts to challenge museum directors and gallery owners around the world about the lack of diversity in their art collections for 30 years.
Nov. 18, 2016
Both the Republican and Democratic national committees are looking for new chairmen. Reince Priebus will leave the RNC to become President-elect Donald Trump’s new chief of staff, and the DNC has had an interim chair since Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigned over the summer.
Nov. 18, 2016
minimum wage
Arizona voters approved Proposition 206 earlier this month, with more than 58 percent of the vote. The measure will increase the state’s minimum wage, phasing it in to $12 an hour by 2020; it also mandates paid sick time for workers.
Nov. 18, 2016
Wells Fargo logo
The scandal involving Wells Fargo opening accounts without their customers’ permission has cost the bank $185 million in fines. New reporting from the Wall Street Journal finds some of the practices that got Wells Fargo in hot water started in Arizona.
Nov. 18, 2016

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