February 2019

Workers install solar panels
There has been a decline in solar jobs in Arizona. From 2017 to 2018, they dropped ten percent. But Arizona isn’t the only state seeing a decrease in solar jobs.
Feb. 19, 2019
pencils
A compromise appears to be emerging at the state Capitol regarding a plan to increase state sales taxes to get more money to public education.
Feb. 19, 2019
on the ledge card
One of the biggest issues being discussed before Arizona's next legislative session is the potential for reforms or changes to laws governing state charter schools.
Feb. 18, 2019
school shooting illustration
Last week was the anniversary of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, but, all year long, student activists have raised their voices to ask lawmakers to pass gun-safety laws — and it appears to be working.
Feb. 18, 2019
Donald Trump
U.S. trade policy has changed dramatically over two years of the Trump Administration, with modifications made to some agreements.
Feb. 18, 2019
Taser
In 2017, Glendale Police pulled over a car for a traffic violation. The Glendale police department said that Wheatcroft was observed reaching in between the seats. They said he, “exhibited verbal non-compliance” and resisted arrest. To subdue him the officers tased him 11 times.
Feb. 18, 2019
border wall with razor wire
In Tucson this President's Day, protesters will gather to speak out against the national emergency declaration and the wall.
Feb. 18, 2019
Phil Boas
Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally have been together in the U.S. Senate for about six weeks, and both are working to make their marks.
Feb. 18, 2019
tucson snow, January 2019
People who flock to Phoenix for the warmer temperatures in the winter have been in for a shock.
Feb. 18, 2019
On Thursday, a major conference will begin in Vatican City as the Catholic Church again tries to confront the sex abuse scandal that has damaged the church’s credibility around the world.
Feb. 18, 2019

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