Arizona Elections

The Arizona Supreme Court is allowing a calligraphy studio to refuse to sell their custom wedding invitations to LGBTQ couples. It's a blow to Phoenix's anti-discrimination ordinance. The decision was four to three, and the majority said the ruling applied only to this company and only to their wedding invitations. But the decision raises all sorts of questions.
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Charles Ryan, the director of the Arizona Department of Corrections, announced his retirement Friday. Ryan will step down after months of calls for his resignation.
Aug. 9, 2019
On Thursday, The Show heard from State Sen. Paul Boyer, who’s miffed that firefighters are having their workers’ compensation claims denied, despite a state law that presumes certain forms of cancer are a result of their workplace conditions.
Aug. 9, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with public policy consultant Chris Herstam and Paul Bentz of HighGround.
Aug. 9, 2019
A racial discrimination verdict has prompted criticism of state Democrats at a time when the nation is scrutinizing the party's relationship with people of color. Rep. Reginald Bolding (D-Phoenix) and Lawrence Robinson, president of the Roosevelt School District Governing Board, join The Show to talk about it.
Aug. 8, 2019
President Trump focused on mental illness following the mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, over the weekend. But some have criticized such rhetoric for perpetuating stigmas around mental illness and disability.
Aug. 8, 2019
Earlier this year, firefighters across Arizona came forward with stories of workers’ compensation claims that had been denied, despite a state law that presumes certain forms of cancer are a result of their workplace conditions.
Aug. 8, 2019
Judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to hold a hearing in November, which could lead to a special election before next year’s primary.
Aug. 8, 2019
July marked the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and while the nation has come a long way in that time, people who use wheelchairs still put up with a variety of accessibility shortfalls.
Aug. 7, 2019
Arizona House Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez (D-Yuma) is calling for a special session to consider gun-control measures her fellow Democrats have proposed for years, including universal background checks and limits on high-capacity magazines.
Aug. 7, 2019
President Trump arrives El Paso, Texas, where gunman killed 22 people in a mass shooting at a Walmart in the border city Saturday morning. Some blame Trump for anti-immigrant rhetoric that may have motivated the attack.
Aug. 7, 2019
Across the country, states are rushing to plug any security holes in their paperless voting machines. Most Arizonans vote using paper ballots, but Secretary of State Katie Hobbs says hackers have
Aug. 7, 2019
Directly or indirectly, recent controversies related to Arizona Public Service have led to renewed discussion about electricity deregulation in the state. Last week on The Show, Corporation Commissioner Justin Olson advocated for it, with the hope that consumers would get both reliability and lower rates.
Aug. 7, 2019
A former aerospace and manufacturing manager, Faust is credited with helping DCS reduce the number of kids in foster care.
Aug. 7, 2019
Ohio’s governor said he’s backing a series of proposals that are intended to help reduce gun deaths in the wake of this weekend’s shooting in Dayton.
Aug. 6, 2019
Investigations continue into the deadly shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that happened over the weekend. President Donald Trump even mentioned video games and how they may be a negative influence.
Aug. 6, 2019
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge will not allow political candidates to rely on dark money donations protected by a 2017 law, at least not while that law is under review.
Aug. 9, 2019
Arizona teachers went on strike last year for better pay — among other things — and now a new poll shows widespread support for the tactic. 55% of teachers surveyed said they would strike for higher pay, and support is even higher among parents.
Aug. 6, 2019
At least six Mexican citizens were killed and seven wounded during Saturday’s shooting in El Paso, Texas, by a suspected white supremacist. The Mexican government is preparing a series of legal and diplomatic actions, including a terrorism lawsuit that could be the first of its kind.
Aug. 5, 2019
Former and present Arizona lawmakers are reacting to the president's speech on the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio as well as proposed gun legislation.
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Aug. 5, 2019
The city of Goodyear has attracted warehouse and distribution centers as part of a steady growth pattern. The most intense headlines were generated last month when Goodyear City Council agreed to bring a Nike manufacturing facility to the area.
Aug. 5, 2019

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