April 2019

The Show on KJZZ

Opioids
As the opioid crisis continues to grip the nation and claim so many lives, researchers around the country are working to come up with solutions to ease it — some practical and some novel. One of those solutions is to create an "opioid vaccine."
April 16, 2019
The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building
President Trump hasn’t been shy about criticizing the Federal Reserve Board — or Fed — which is the panel that sets interest rates, among other things, that are intended to keep the nation’s monetary system stable. Now the president is making a lot of financial experts and economists uncomfortable by possibly nominating Herman Cain and Stephen Moore to the Fed.
April 16, 2019
Arizona Corporation Commission building
The Arizona Corporation Commission could lose some of its investigative authority under a bill being considered by state lawmakers. The House gave the bill preliminary approval on Monday and would scale back the utility regulators’ ability to get documents from private companies.
April 16, 2019
Gila River
It is the deadline to finalize an environmental review for a Gila River diversion project in New Mexico. The project has long been up in the air, and New Mexico’s new governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham, promised to end it and redirect millions of federal dollars to efficiency and conservation projects.
April 16, 2019
Halina Fimbres
A group of 28 women graduated from an entrepreneurship course hosted by the University of Arizona and the U.S. Consulate in Nogales, Mexico, this month. Their businesses range from opening an ice cream shop to starting a YouTube channel. On April 6, they presented the fruits of their labor at a trade show.<br><small>→ <b><a href="http://kjzz.org/hermosillo" target="blank">More Stories From Hermosillo</a></small></b>
April 16, 2019
Mark Kelly
In the race to take on incumbent Republican Sen. Martha McSally, former astronaut Mark Kelly has collected $4 million via 58,000 contributors. Kelly has vowed not to accept money from corporate PACs and, on Monday, he received an early endorsement from End Citizens United.
April 15, 2019
on the ledge card
As Arizona lawmakers reconvened at the Capitol on Monday, they appeared to be in the same place as they’ve been on, arguably, the biggest issue of any session: the state budget. For a look at that and other issues coming to the state Capitol, Ben Giles of the Arizona Capitol Times joined The Show.
April 15, 2019
Arizona Coyotes on the ice
The NHL playoffs began last week, and the Arizona Coyotes — once again — are not taking part. But the news isn’t all bad — far from it. The organization made huge strides this season and wasn’t eliminated from postseason eligibility until the final couple of games.
April 15, 2019
An upcoming election in Southeast Asia and a not-yet ended election in South America top the list of big stories this week. For more on that and other international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones
April 15, 2019
Phil Boas
Recently in Tucson, on the University of Arizona campus, some students protested the presence of U.S. Border Patrol speakers. That protest led to campus police recommending charges, and another subsequent, larger protest.
April 15, 2019

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