January 2019

Phoenix Pride 2018
On Tuesday, One Community, a Valley Coalition working toward LGBTQ inclusion, announced a bipartisan bill to update the state’s non-discrimination law. Currently, Arizona has no statewide laws that protect gay and transgender individuals from being fired, denied housing or refused service.
Jan. 29, 2019
rep. david stringer
Rep. David Stringer first made headlines for racist comments that were caught on tape last fall and, just a few days ago, the Phoenix New Times uncovered court documents showing that Stringer was charged with multiple sex offenses in Maryland in the 1980s — including child pornography.
Jan. 29, 2019
Weird Parenting Wins book cover
Parents universally know that there are moments in raising a child when you get desperate. You don’t know what to do and you just start grasping at straws — anything that will work. These are what Hillary Frank calls "weird parenting wins."
Jan. 28, 2019
Later this week, voters in one Central American country will head to the polls in the first round of their presidential election, and Friday marks an important anniversary in Iran. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rich Preston.
Jan. 28, 2019
John Giles
The census was one of the issues addressed at the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Winter Meeting last week in Washington, D.C. Mesa Mayor John Giles attended that meeting and was part of a panel on the 2020 Census, and he joined The Show to talk about it.
Jan. 28, 2019
Phil Boas
Arizona Republic Editorial Director Phil Boas joined The Show for his weekly appearance to talk about the Drought Contingency Plan and the fast approaching federal deadline to finalize it.
Jan. 28, 2019
Kelli Ward
The Arizona Republican Party has elected a new chair. Kelli Ward, Arizona senator and U.S. Senate candidate, ousted incumbent Jonathan Lines in a vote on Saturday.
Jan. 28, 2019
Two TSA officers
After five weeks of not working or working without pay, federal workers are going back to their usual Monday morning routine. The government is back open, though it’s unclear when those workers will be paid. The White House has only said it will be “in the coming days.”
Jan. 28, 2019
gavel
Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) estimated that, if the shutdown lasted until Feb. 1, the immigration court backlog would’ve grown by another 100,000 cases nationwide. But as we know, it ended just shy of that. The total for Arizona’s backlog in that time? Over 2,000 cases.
Jan. 28, 2019
The Show logo card
The International Monetary Fund has cut its forecast for global growth for 2019, citing higher interest rates and higher trade tensions. The IMF now estimates global growth for this year to be 3.5 percent, down from 3.7 percent last year. So, how might that affect Arizona and the Southwest?
Jan. 28, 2019

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