February 2019

Dr. Warren H. Stewart, Sr. Chair of the African American Christian Clergy Coalition and Senior Pastor of the First Institutional Baptist Church of Phoenix
New research shows that Arizona has the fourth highest incarceration rate in the country, and that disproportionately affects people of color. On Wednesday afternoon, faith leaders from across Arizona will put criminal justice reform center stage at an event titled “Locked in Solidarity.”
Feb. 6, 2019
The Show logo card
U.S. foreign policy has seen a dramatic shift in the first couple of years of the Trump Administration — in words and in actions. Longtime allies have been criticized, while sworn adversaries like Russia have seen relations become more complicated.
Feb. 6, 2019
tax form
Arizona taxpayers might be paying a little more attention to the state legislature than normal. That’s because of the ongoing debate over tax conformity — whether or not the state will conform its income tax code to the federal one.
Feb. 6, 2019
Hacienda HealthCare
The concern over patient care at Hacienda HealthCare reached a new level on Tuesday when Gov. Doug Ducey sent a letter to Attorney General Mark Brnovich calling for an investigation.
Feb. 6, 2019
$11 minimum wage
The Arizona Court of Appeals says GOP lawmakers cannot stop local governments from requiring private employers give their workers more benefits than state law mandates.
Feb. 6, 2019
U.S. Capitol building
Dramatic political disagreements have continued in 2019, with Democratic control of the U.S. House leading to more head-to-head battles. The most intense led to the month-long partial government shutdown as President Trump vowed not to approve any measure that didn’t include $5 billion for a new border wall.
Feb. 5, 2019
football file art
In the early to mid 1990s, the University of Oregon wasn’t widely known for its success in the so-called revenue sports like football and men’s basketball. But that trajectory dramatically changed when the university became closely aligned with Nike and its founder — Oregon alum Phil Knight.
Feb. 5, 2019
For decades, incidents of colorectal cancer were mostly found in people over the age of 55, and obesity was often a factor. The latest statistics from the American Cancer Society, though, show that rates for adults under 55 have steadily been rising over the past 20 years or so.
Feb. 5, 2019
paint horse
It’s a thrilling moment for both jockey and fans when a racehorse makes it across the finish line, but some startling new numbers show racehorse injuries have been on the rise at Arizona tracks.
Feb. 5, 2019
Kyrsten Sinema
Kyrsten Sinema became Arizona’s first female U.S. Senator when she was sworn in last month. But she didn’t just make headlines for her historic achievement, there was also a lot of talk about what she wore.
Feb. 5, 2019

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