January 2021

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Political science professor James Strickland has an idea for reducing polarization in the Arizona Legislature: cumulative voting. He says it would allow more parts of the state to be represented by members from both major parties.
Jan. 14, 2021
state farm stadium covid-19 vaccinations
As Maricopa County and others move into Phase 1B of vaccine distribution here, more Arizonans are able to schedule COVID-19 appointments to get their shots. But the light at the end of the tunnel is, for now, eclipsed by the still skyrocketing numbers of new infections in our state.
Jan. 14, 2021
Phoenix FBI building
Eight Democratic state lawmakers are asking the FBI and the Department of Justice to investigate four Arizona Republican officials over any role they played in the Jan. 6 riot in Washington. For more on the situation, The Show spoke with Howie Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Jan. 14, 2021
President Donald Trump
U.S. House members met Jan. 13 to vote for the second time in just over a year to impeach President Donald Trump in response to his incitement of a riot that led last week’s insurrection at the Capitol in Washington, D.C . Arizona’s members voted along party lines.
Jan. 14, 2021
A worker administers a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
Wednesday was the second day of COVID-19 vaccine distribution at State Farm Stadium in Glendale. The Arizona Department of Health Services Director Dr. Cara Christ said they hope to provide about 6,000 shots per day at the site.
Jan. 13, 2021
Neil Giuliano
A Phoenix business association released additional condemnation of the ransacking of the Capitol by extremist Trump supporters last week.
Jan. 12, 2021
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Danielle Geller was three years old when her family packed up their car and drove from Florida to her mother’s home of Window Rock, Arizona, where she was registered as a member of the Navajo Nation. But she grew up far from the desert.
Jan. 12, 2021
The issue of wild horses and burros in the West, what to do with them and the government’s role in managing the population has been a contentious one for many years. A new podcast delves into the issue, and introduces listeners to some of the nuances in dealing with these animals.
Jan. 12, 2021
Alex Davies Driven autonomous car book
High-tech firms like Google and Uber and longtime stalwarts of the auto industry like Ford, GM, and Honda have made it clear that wider use of autonomous cars is just around the corner. Alex Davies writes about the progress of the past two decades in the new book "Driven."
Jan. 12, 2021
Huss Brewing Company patio
The Safest Outside Restaurant Program — in effect since December — is intended to help restaurants offer more comfort on their patios, including heaters and outdoor furniture. And Gov. Doug Ducey added $2 million to the program earlier this month.
Jan. 12, 2021