March 2019

Sandra Day O'Connor
A new biography about Justice O’Connor has just been released that digs into her professional and personal sides. It’s called "First," and the author is former Newsweek Editor Evan Thomas. The Show spoke with Thomas while he was in the Valley.
March 26, 2019
solar panels
If you’re an SRP customer, you may be paying a few dollars less each month starting in May. The rate decrease was approved at a meeting Monday. But the utility’s board of directors were split over what to do about rates for solar customers.
March 26, 2019
desks in a classroom
Nearly two-thirds of Arizonans say they’d vote to increase their taxes to get more money to public education. That’s among the findings of a new survey commissioned by Stand For Children Arizona, which also finds 88 percent of Arizonans believe public schools need more money.
March 26, 2019
Ruben Gallego
Many political observers were looking ahead to early April, because that’s when Congressman Ruben Gallego was expected to announce that he was going to enter the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate to run against Mark Kelly.
March 26, 2019
Yavapai County Juvenile Justice Center classroom
There’s a statewide push to incarcerate fewer young people and juvenile crime is dropping. Nonetheless, last year more than 1,000 Arizona young people attended at least one day of school in a rural juvenile detention center. <br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/education" target="blank">More Arizona Education News</a></small></b>
March 26, 2019
Murdered Sonoran Reporter
In the past 10 years, 28 journalists have been killed in Mexico as retaliation for their work, that’s according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. Jan-Albert Hootsen, with the CPJ, says Mexico has the highest rate of crime against journalists in the Western Hemisphere.
March 25, 2019
Ruth Reinhold
March is Women’s History Month, and Arizona boasts of many women who’ve made history both here and on the national stage. It’s easy to name the Sandra Day O'Connors and Rose Moffords — but what about those who are lesser known? One of those women is aviator Ruth Reinhold.
March 25, 2019
graduates in cap and gown
Earlier this session, GOP Arizona Sen. Heather Carter introduced a bill that would create a new tuition level at Arizona’s public universities, for so-called "DREAMers" and other students who do not qualify for in-state tuition, but have graduated from Arizona high schools. But now, it looks like that bill is dead.
March 25, 2019
Navajo Generating Station
The Navajo Nation announced Friday that it has given up trying to purchase one of the west’s largest coal-fired power plants. From KJZZ’s Fronteras Desk in Flagstaff, Laurel Morales joined The Show to talk about what led up to this point.
March 25, 2019
nato flag at half mast
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is celebrating a milestone anniversary next month. NATO is turning 70 on April 4, but among celebrations of the alliance’s past are real concerns about its present and future.
March 25, 2019

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