Arizona lawmakers continue to debate election-related bills, while some business leaders have asked them to stop. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes the week’s top stories. And, a new art exhibit lets you explore outer space from the comfort of your car. That and more on The Show.
The opioid epidemic continues to be a serious problem in Arizona. We'll hear what else needs to happen to try to get a handle on the problem. Plus, why it isn’t always healthy to look on the bright side of life. That and more on The Show.
Arizona may be on the verge of following other states in putting greater restrictions on voting. We'll hear why one group of business leaders is speaking out. Plus, lawmakers are considering having parents opt their kids into sex education in school. That and more on The Show.
Arizona lawmakers are considering several changes to how elections are run and how voting would work. We'll hear how young voters feel about those proposals. Plus, why rising temperatures could hamper one of nature’s ways of dealing with climate change. That and more on The Show.
Several Arizona officials have talked about how the situation at the southern border has impacted the state. Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone tells us what he’s seeing. Plus, Scottsdale’s experimenting with a new kind of park near downtown. That and more on The Show.
The firms picked by the Arizona Senate to do the audit of Maricopa County ballots are generating a fair bit of controversy. Our Friday NewsCap panel analyzes the week’s top stories. Plus, how Arizona’s one-doctor towns are handling healthcare during the pandemic. That and more on The Show.
COVID-19 hit the Navajo Nation about as hard as any region of the country. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez on how leaders stemmed the tide. Plus, the head coach of the UA women’s basketball team on taking her alma mater to its first Final Four. That and more on The Show.
Criminal justice reform was seen as a bipartisan issue that would lead to significant progress in the current legislative session. We'll hear why only a few modest bills have passed. Plus, a Phoenix garage is trying to get more women into the auto repair trade. That and more on The Show.
More than 3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Arizona, and anyone older than 16 can now get their shots. We'll hear how efficient states have been in vaccinating their residents as eligibility expands. Plus, should we be prepared to recreate life on the moon, in case of serious problems here on earth? That and more on The Show.
Arizona lawmakers are again looking to change the state’s citizen’s initiative process. A supporter and critic offer their perspectives on the proposals. Plus, Arizona’s English Language Learning laws could be changing. That and more on The Show.
Gov. Ducey has turned some COVID-19 mitigation requirements into recommendations, including ending local mask mandates. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes the week’s top stories. Plus, a Valley graphic designer sees her designs go viral. That and more on The Show.
The filibuster has come under the spotlight, as critics urge senators to change or get rid of it altogether. We'll look at whether that might happen. Plus, how the pandemic has affected the Valley’s dining scene. That and more on The Show.
The pandemic has generated worries about a lost year — or more — of learning for students. We'll hear how a federal commitment to tutoring could help fix that. Plus, how well-positioned is Arizona to tap into the commercial drone delivery market? That and more on The Show.
Arizona voters approved legalizing recreational marijuana in last fall’s election. A look at how popular the grow-your-own option has been so far. Plus, a rapper brings positivity and love of video games to his music. That and more on The Show.
Arizona is set to get billions of dollars from the recently-passed American Rescue Plan Act. Could some of that money be in jeopardy, though, if the state goes ahead with plans to cut taxes? Plus, what to expect this week at the state Capitol. That and more on The Show.
A state Supreme Court justice steps down, and the first candidate gets into next year’s governor’s race. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze the top stories of the past week. Plus, an Arizona institution puts saguaros in the spotlight. That and more on The Show.
Federal agencies have issued their findings on foreign interference attempts during last November’s election. Secretary of State Katie Hobbs on what Arizona can do to limit the threats. Plus, Grammy awards aren’t just about performers. We’ll talk to the winner who wrote the best album notes. That and more on The Show.
The Maricopa County Attorney's Office has dropped controversial gang-related charges against a group of protestors but plans to file new charges against some of them. We'll hear from County Attorney Allister Adel. Plus, the debate over including long-term care facilities in a proposal to shield Arizona businesses from COVID-related lawsuits. That and more on The Show.
Many parts of Arizona have been feeling the effects of warmer summers for several years. We'll hear why lower income neighborhoods may be bearing more of the brunt of those rising temperatures. Plus, how the federal government was able to track down hundreds of Mexican artifacts that had been illegally acquired over many years. That and more on The Show.
People have been seeking out parks and other outdoor spaces during the pandemic as a way to get out of the house. We'll hear how Arizona cities fare in terms of access to parks. Plus, an update on what to expect this week at the state Capitol. That and more on The Show.