November 2020

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Signs against and for Arizona Proposition 208
Top Republican legislative leaders filed suit Monday to block implementation of the voter-approved tax on the income of the wealthiest Arizonans. Legal papers filed in Maricopa County Superior Court contends that the Arizona Constitution allows only the Legislature to impose a new tax and then only with a two-thirds vote.<br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/politics" target="_blank">More Arizona Election News</a></small></b>
Nov. 30, 2020
Members of the Trump campaign held an informal hearing with Arizona lawmakers in downtown Phoenix on Monday. The campaign continued to make unfounded claims about election fraud on the same day that Arizona’s vote count was certified.
Nov. 30, 2020
testing site
As COVID-19 cases spike in our state, public health leaders, some Arizona mayors and many education leaders have called on Gov. Doug Ducey to do more to stop the spread of the virus, especially in the school and business sectors.
Nov. 30, 2020
Phil Boas
2020 is finally coming to a close — even if it’s not as quickly as most of us would like. And although we’ve seen a once-in-a-century pandemic and an election that includes a losing incumbent president unwilling to officially concede, some people are actually optimistic. That includes Phil Boas of the Arizona Republic. He spoke with The Show and explained why optimism is a key word for him.
Nov. 30, 2020
syringes
As expectations are growing that COVID-19 vaccines will be available sometime next month and could be given to the general public by next spring, some are worried about how quickly the vaccines will make it to underserved communities.
Nov. 30, 2020
A room at an emergency department
The head of the state’s largest hospital system is warning that they’ll surpass their bed capacity by Dec. 4. And ASU is predicting that without more public health measures, holiday gatherings are likely to cause hundreds more deaths by February.
Nov. 30, 2020
The Arizona Capitol building
There are a trio of election-related events happening Nov. 30, including the state’s official canvas of the election and the Arizona Republican party having another day in court, trying to contest the results of the presidential election here.
Nov. 30, 2020
Matthew Yglesias One Billion Americans
There are roughly 330 million people living in the United States, but Matthew Yglesias says adding a whole lot more would be a whole lot better for the country. Yglesias is author of the new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger."
Nov. 30, 2020
Sparky Sun Devil ASU
After being named number one in innovation by U.S. News & World Report six years in a row, Arizona State University is looking for a new way to innovate. But it’s not education that’s looking for a boost but Sparky, ASU’s iconic Sun Devil. The university is asking for ideas on how to “level up” the mascot for Fall 2021.
Nov. 25, 2020
Michelle Malonzo
Recently, The Show spoke with Michelle Malonzo of Changing Hands Bookstore to get a few of her fiction recommendations for fall reading. The Show spoke with her again for a few nonfiction favorites she suggests you pick up.
Nov. 25, 2020

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