February 2017

national academy science and medicine
The National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine have issued a report that delves into the issue of when, and under what circumstances, it could be OK to use genetic editing tools on human embryos.
February 28, 2017
If you’re someone who thinks Twitter is the appropriate place to use obscenities or abusive language, then you may be put into the equivalent of a timeout.
February 28, 2017
photo radar
On Monday, we spoke with Will Humble about a proposal to ban photo enforcement cameras throughout Arizona. Today, we hear from the sponsor of HB 2525, Gilbert Republican Travis Grantham.
February 28, 2017
death chamber
The last time a death-row inmate was executed in Arizona, it became a national news story. Convicted killer Joseph Wood was given 15 doses of a sedative and a pain killer at his execution, but the cocktail didn’t work right away. It took nearly two hours for him to die.
February 28, 2017
Monday saw another wave of bomb threats called in to Jewish day schools and community centers across the country – including in Arizona. With me to talk about it is Todd Rockoff, president and CEO of the Tucson Jewish Community Center.
February 28, 2017
U.S. Capitol building
There are a number of bills in the Arizona Legislature right now urging Congress to call an Article V Convention to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution. House Speaker JD Mesnard is the sponsor of one of them.
February 28, 2017
City of Tucson logo
The Arizona Supreme Court this morning is hearing arguments in a case pitting the state against Tucson. Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services joins me with a preview.
February 28, 2017
To find out what’s next for Democrats, and where Arizona fits in, we spoke with strategist Celinda Lake, president of Lake Research Partners.
February 28, 2017
JD Mesnard
Protesters in Arizona will still be able to legally gather and not worry about having their property seized if a riot were to break out. That's thanks to House Speaker J.D. Mesnard saying that SB 1142, which passed the Senate, won’t be heard in the House.
February 28, 2017
Double Dutch
When it comes to attracting businesses, city leaders like to promote “walkability." But, in Phoenix, the woman whose main job is to help create jobs, said “walkability" is nothing special. Instead, she thinks the city should focus more on its small-town feel.
February 28, 2017

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