Education supporters continue to work on a proposal to ask voters to raise more money for schools. We ask what those plans could look like, and how much money they're hoping to raise. Plus, our Friday NewsCap marks the one-year anniversary of #RedForEd, and we find out whether the McCain family is really supporting Joe Biden. That and more on The Show.
It’s been a year since the #RedForEd movement led to a teacher walkout in Arizona. We hear an Arizona teacher reflect on what has and has not changed over that time. Plus, the legacies of America’s accidental presidents. That and more on The Show.
It’s been a year since tens of thousands of teachers walked out of their classrooms demanding higher pay. We hear a legislative perspective on what’s happened since. Plus, how a new light rail stop could play a big role for a local nonprofit. That and more on The Show.
A Phoenix-based civil rights group is celebrating a big anniversary. We hear about the past, present and future of Chicanos Por La Causa. Plus, one expert on the critical need for younger people to care about and understand democracy. That and more on The Show.
A national group has released a report on officer involved shootings in Phoenix. We hear more about what has been called an atypical year for the department. Plus, we’ll meet the new executive director of Phoenix’s Office of Arts and Culture. That and more on The Show.
Texting and driving may get you ticketed as Arizona catches up with most of the rest of the country. More legislative stories and an Arizona congressman under an ethics spotlight on the Friday NewsCap. Plus, the mystery behind a Revolutionary War General is finally revealed. That and more on The Show.
News media have come under increased scrutiny in recent years. In these polarized times, is it possible to have a news organization that is truly unbiased? Plus, trying to overcome cultural and socioeconomic divides on college campuses. That and more on The Show.
Arizona Congressman David Schweikert is a top target of national Democrats in next year’s election. The five-term incumbent is still dealing with the financial cost of an ethics investigation. Plus, why we may be on the precipice of another mobility revolution. That and more on The Show.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is working to build up the architect’s relationship with the community. The foundation's president and CEO talks about the new initiatives. Plus, Economist David Wessel on the president’s potential picks for the Federal Reserve. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s next U.S. Senate race looks like it’s going to line up as incumbent Martha McSally against first-time candidate Mark Kelly. We’ll find out where Kelly stands on the issues and why he’s running. Plus, we’ll meet the state’s new parks director who’s leading the embattled department in a new direction. That and more on The Show.
Arizona continues to be at the center of the immigration and border security debate. We’ll review Vice President Mike Pence’s visit and the latest legislative stories on the Friday NewsCap. Plus, a new musical celebrates the High Priestess of Soul. That and more on The Show.
Last year, Maryvale's central hospital closed its doors, leaving the area with a health care void. We hear how the county's safety-net health system has spent millions to reopen the hospital and fill what they call a vital need in that community. Plus, a Valley auto racing school is revving up to get back on track. That and more on The Show.
Three of Arizona’s top four international trade markets are experiencing various levels of uncertainty — from border walls to Brexit. We hear how businesses in the state are handling it. Plus, as attention turns to a new state budget, how much money should K-12 education expect to get? That and more on The Show.
Home prices in the Valley have been on the rise over the last few years. How high are they going, and how fast are they getting there? Plus, why parents whose kids have chronic illnesses are being diagnosed more and more with PTSD. That and more on The Show.
The Democratic presidential field for the 2020 election continues to take shape. We have a conversation with the Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Tom Perez. Plus, are state lawmakers any closer to coming to an agreement on a new state budget? That and more on The Show.
After several days of posturing, President Donald Trump now says he’s giving Mexico a year to improve border problems. The latest legislative stories on the Friday NewsCap. And a new play celebrates women in mariachi music. That and more on The Show.
Climate and climate change continues to be among the more contentious issues in Washington. We explore the difficulty in trying to get politicians to cross the aisle and take on the issue. Plus, how proposed new FDA rules could impact women’s health. That and more on The Show.
Lots of American firms are increasing their use of automation. We hear how that can affect workers in other countries. Plus, we’ll go without a net as we head behind the scenes at Cirque du Soleil. That and more on The Show.
The cost of prescription drugs continues to be a concern, both in Arizona and across the country. Does government need to do more to compel companies to bring prices down? Plus, we’ll talk about the Arizona chef who’s a finalist for a James Beard Award. That and more on The Show.
The Arizona Legislature is short a member, and that means action in the House will likely be noticeably lighter for the next couple of days. We hear what to expect at the capitol this week. Plus, one of the forces behind the formation of the Cactus League is set for a renovation. That and more on The Show.