January 2019

on the ledge card
Arizona has until Thursday to sign off on a Drought Contingency Plan. The deadline was put in place by the federal government, which states that if Arizona doesn’t finish up work on the plan by the end of the month, the feds might implement their own water restrictions.
Jan. 28, 2019
United Food Bank's freezer
Federal workers went a month with no income, making it more difficult for many to put food on the table. And, federal benefits for food came early, forcing families to budget over a longer period than usual. These unexpected needs will affect Arizona in the coming weeks as the uncertainty continues. <br><small><b><a href="http://kjzz.org/content/753424/federal-workers-phoenix-shutdown-damage-has-already-been-done" target="blank">Federal Workers In Phoenix On Shutdown: 'Damage Has Already Been Done'</a> →</small></b>
Jan. 28, 2019
Julie Erfle and Paul Bentz
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discusses the week in news with Julie Erfle of Erfle Uncuffed and Paul Bentz of HighGround.
Jan. 25, 2019
Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is Tweeting about the 29 year old woman who was raped and impregnated by her caregiver at Hacienda Healthcare. He is also taking aim at Hacienda’s leadership.
Jan. 25, 2019
african americans in architecture and design
While Arizona doesn’t maintain a record of how many minorities are in the design profession here, nationally we know that out of over 100,000 registered architects — less than 2 percent — are African-American.
Jan. 25, 2019
Paved street
Two stretches of roadway in Southern Nevada, including one in downtown Las Vegas, have had their traffic rules digitized.
Jan. 25, 2019
Hanh Ho
All art is subjective, right? But who decides, then, what art is good enough to show in a museum — the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Arts (SMoCA), for example. Well, in that case, the answer to that is now Hanh Ho, who has just been named SMoCA’s new Curator of Contemporary Arts.
Jan. 25, 2019
a kid raises his hand
Arizona has one of the most restrictive English Language Learner (ELL) programs in the country. It was established in the early 2000s, after Arizona voters passed Prop 203, otherwise known as the “English Only” initiative.
Jan. 25, 2019
voting sign
Arizona voters who get an early ballot in the mail would be required to mail them back, under a bill given approval on a party-line vote in a state Senate committee yesterday. SB1046 would take away the option early voters currently have to also drop their ballots off at polling places.
Jan. 25, 2019
Amy Schwabenlender
The partial government shutdown is now in its 35th day, and thousands of federal workers will miss a second paycheck.
Jan. 25, 2019

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