August 2019

Cotton fields
China has said it would officially stop buying American agricultural products. That’ll likely have a big impact on Arizona farmers. To talk about what that might look like, The Show reached out to Chelsea McGuire, director of government relations at the Arizona Farm Bureau.
Aug. 15, 2019
college classroom
Research has found there is a gender pay gap in higher education, although the amount can vary. The Show reached out to Anne Hedgepeth, director of federal policy at the American Association of University Women, to talk about the issue.
Aug. 15, 2019
clothes on a rack
J.C. Penney is looking to rebuild its brand with secondhand fashion. The company announced the closure of dozens of stores earlier this year, but now, it’s partnering with online resale platform thredUP in an attempt to bring a new energy — and a new customer — to the chain.
Aug. 15, 2019
new homes
New numbers from the Federal Reserve show Arizonans took out more than $1.25 billion in new home loans since March.
Aug. 14, 2019
Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey split from President Trump on immigration this week. Not only did he express a desire for a balanced approach to granting permanent legal status, but he also questioned recent immigration raids, arguing that law enforcement should be prioritizing criminals.
Aug. 14, 2019
marijuana gummies, soda and topical creme
The renewed push to legalize recreational marijuana use in Arizona has begun. The campaign is calling itself the Smart and Safe Arizona Initiative, and it’ll need to collect more than 237,000 valid signatures to get on the 2020 ballot.
Aug. 14, 2019
The sorted materials are sold to outside companies, pressed into blocks and shipped off to be repurposed.
The City of Surprise will no longer be picking up recyclables. Instead, items in the blue bins will go to the landfill along with the rest of the trash.
Aug. 14, 2019
desks in a classroom
Many students are back in the classroom as a new school year kicks off, and teachers have been busy ahead of their return. For many teachers, though, that often means spending their own money on classroom items that their schools and districts did not — or would not — provide.
Aug. 14, 2019
classroom teacher
As the new school year gets underway, state education funding is still a front and center issue in Arizona. The teacher shortage in the state persists and many educators say they still aren’t seeing enough money go toward education.
Aug. 14, 2019
The Show logo card
Most of us try to avoid getting audited by the IRS when we file our taxes every year. But, this year, Luke Douglas is hoping to attract tax officials’ attention.
Aug. 14, 2019

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