January 2022

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The filibuster is busting democracy protest sign
A hunger strike is once again being used to put pressure on Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema to help pass federal voting protections. Three groups began a hunger strike in front of the Arizona Capitol building on Friday in support of the Freedom to Vote Act.
Jan. 15, 2022
Martin Luther King III
Elected officials, civil rights leaders, interfaith leaders and community activists joined Martin Luther King III and his family at an event in Phoenix Saturday, focused on the passage of federal voting rights protections.
Jan. 15, 2022
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Buoyed by strong state revenues, Gov. Doug Ducey is proposing a $14.25 billion spending plan for the new fiscal year, about 8.6% more than this year, including tax cuts aimed at the poor to reward them for working.
Jan. 14, 2022
David Lujan Jaime Molera
To discuss Ducey’s final address and Trump’s impending visit to Arizona, The Show spoke with David Lujan of Children’s Action Alliance and Jaime Molera of consulting firm Molera Alvarez.
Jan. 14, 2022
Arizona Department of Child Safety letterhead
Eli Hager, a reporter with the nonprofit news outlet ProPublica, spent much of 2021 examining welfare across the Southwest. And he found something of a paradox at the center of the way Arizona gives out these welfare dollars.
Jan. 14, 2022
iPhone playing Wordle
The online game Wordle has seen its popularity skyrocket in recent weeks. But what makes it so fun?
Jan. 14, 2022
Susan Goldberg
Susan Goldberg left daily journalism in 2014 to become editor-in-chief of National Geographic. But she’ll be moving on from that high-profile position at the end of January to become a vice dean at Arizona State University
Jan. 13, 2022
sad childing holding a stuffed bear
Debates continue over how to prevent school shootings. But from the mental and emotional standpoints, what can parents, teachers and counselors do after the fact to help students understand and better deal with the alarming outcomes?
Jan. 13, 2022
person eating at a table
Nikki Buchanan is the restaurant critic for Phoenix magazine. The Show spoke with her to learn about how she’s navigating the dining waters to try to stay safe.
Jan. 13, 2022
voter id
President Joe Biden is scheduled to meet with Senate Democrats Jan. 13 to try to rally support for a pair of voting rights bills, and for a change to Senate rules that’s necessary to bring those bills up for a vote.
Jan. 13, 2022