October 2020

The Show on KJZZ

wheelchair user
Teresa Moore is the GoVoter director in Arizona for the national group Self Advocates Becoming Empowered Voter Project. The Show spoke with her more about her own experiences at the polls and about what mechanisms are already in place to help people with disabilities vote.
Oct. 1, 2020
money on a table
The Arizona Court of Appeals has reopened the door to so-called dark money contributions to political races, and the debate may be familiar to one group — candidates vying for seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission.
Oct. 1, 2020
Benjamin Lorr The Secret Life of Groceries
COVID-19 categorized grocery employees as essential as panicked consumers cleared store shelves. In his new book "The Secret Life of Groceries: The Dark Miracle of the American Supermarket," Benjamin Lorr looks into what makes the whole system possible — pandemic or not.
Oct. 1, 2020
close up of body worn camera on officer
Gov. Doug Ducey announced Sept. 30 the state will accept a gift of 150 body-worn cameras for state troopers with the Department of Public Safety. The cameras are from private providers, which the Governor’s Office would not disclose. And while this gift may mark an easy win — one with bipartisan support — questions around cost and efficacy remain.
Oct. 1, 2020
The U.S. Capitol
Talks are expected to continue Oct. 1 between Congressional Democratic leaders and the Trump administration over a new economic stimulus package. One of the provisions Democrats want in the package is money for election security.
Oct. 1, 2020
Phoenix Raceway
Phoenix Raceway is scheduled to host NASCAR’s Championship Weekend in early November. Four title races over three days add up to the next mega sports event here in the Valley. But the pandemic means NASCAR can’t fill all of the track’s 42,000 seats. This story is part of a six-part podcast project called Empty Seats, the pandemic versus a sports capital.
Oct. 5, 2020