January 2018

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
The federal government shutdown ended Monday. Questions abound as to whether Democrats or Republicans emerged as victors — or whether both parties were ultimately losers in the eyes of voters.
January 23, 2018
Doctors in Mohave County, who practice in some of the state’s most vulnerable communities, are wrestling with the fallout of the opioid epidemic and want assurance that new regulations won’t have unintended consequences.
January 23, 2018
diane douglas
Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas gave her annual State of Education speech at the state legislature Monday.
January 23, 2018
classroom teacher
Some Arizona businesses and their lobbying groups are spending money this week in a bid to convince voters that the state's education situation is not as bad as it’s perceived.
January 23, 2018
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Education Week has put out its annual Quality Counts survey for 2018, assessing public school systems across the country, and Arizona does not fare well.
January 22, 2018
U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
It appears there’s a deal to end the government shutdown. For more on what to expect is Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Government Executive.
January 22, 2018
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The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it’s made investments in all 50 states into research to combat antibiotic resistance.
January 22, 2018
BBC Look-ahead
The partial government shutdown is having an impact on global events.
January 22, 2018
Phoenix is out of the running for Amazon’s second headquarters. What’s next for Phoenix? Chris Camacho is CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council.
January 22, 2018
Phil Boas
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. Arizona has had a dramatic number of children in foster care. The Arizona Republic published an editorial about the benefits of permanent guardians, and the paper’s Editorial Director Phil Boas is with me for his weekly appearance to talk about it.
January 22, 2018

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