January 2023

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Lake Mead
California released a plan Tuesday detailing how Western states reliant on the Colorado River should save more water. It came a day after the six other states in the river basin made a competing proposal.
Jan. 31, 2023
a school bus driving into the distance
Arizona schools are facing this spending cap now. In fact, if lawmakers don’t act by March 1, schools won’t be able to spend the money lawmakers have allocated to them — something even Arizona's new, conservative Superintendent Tom Horne warned would be devastating for schools. So how did we get here? Who is to blame?
Jan. 31, 2023
Nicolette Teufel-Shone
Native Americans have higher rates of cancer, including lung, colorectal, liver, stomach and kidney cancer, than the rest of the population. The reasons why are vast, but Nicolette Teufel-Shone we don't have a good enough grasp of the data on Native American cancer rates to begin in earnest to address the problem.
Jan. 31, 2023
Cristian Jeffries (left) and Seth Thorn
The field of wearable technology has grown a lot over the last few years. Devices like Google Glass and Apple Watches make a lot of headlines, but the technology has a lot of different uses — from fashion to health and fitness to gaming. And now, we can add music making to that list.
Jan. 31, 2023
State Farm Stadium
When the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles meet in the Super Bowl in a couple of weeks, it’ll be the fourth time Arizona has hosted the NFL’s championship game. But it’ll be the first time since the state legalized sports betting. In fact, the game will be the first Super Bowl ever played in a state that allows wagers on the game.
Jan. 31, 2023
Contractors working for Cyber Ninjas
More than a year after the Cyber Ninjas finished their partisan review of the 2020 election in Maricopa County, new revelations are coming to light about the work they did and who paid for it.
Jan. 31, 2023
Jeff DeWit
Arizona Republicans on Saturday selected former state treasurer and Donald Trump aide Jeff DeWit to be the party’s next chairman, turning to a familiar face with relationships across the fractured party after its worst election in decades.
Jan. 30, 2023
Arizona Capitol building
A number of big issues will be up for debate at the Arizona Capitol this week, from taxes to school spending. With The Show for a look at what to expect in the coming days at the Legislature is Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services.
Jan. 30, 2023
Kyrsten Sinema
When Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema left the Democratic Party to become an independent last month, it sent shock waves through the political world. But it also put a spotlight on political independents — elected officials and not — who do not identify with, or belong to a political party.
Jan. 30, 2023
Elvia Díaz
Gov. Katie Hobbs is continuing a controversial policy started under former Gov. Doug Ducey to bus migrants out of Arizona border communities and *to their final destinations while the immigration process plays out. In fact, she expanded it, adding plane flights for migrants who volunteer.
Jan. 30, 2023