A congressional investigation into Rep. David Schweikert is continuing, and the latest information could be damaging. Our NewsCap panelists discuss Schweikert’s reelection chances and other top stories of the week. Plus, Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego outlines her plans in her first State of the City address. That and more on The Show.
Border apprehension numbers have reached near-record highs — which some have labeled a crisis. We'll hear what interpreting what those figures mean — and a conversation with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema about her take. Plus, you should still return your books, but more libraries are getting rid of overdue fines. That and more on The Show.
The U.S. economy still seems to be humming along for many people — with a strong job market and higher wages. We’ll find out why some economists are worried about signs of the next recession. Plus, paying tribute to one of Arizona’s most famous artists. That and more on The Show.
The city of Scottsdale has placed signs around town telling visitors they have options on whether to give money to panhandlers. What is the city trying to accomplish? Plus, a military veteran battles back from a dramatic health setback that caused her to lose what she valued most — the power of language. That and more on The Show.
A proposed infrastructure project would spend billions of dollars to improve the economy along the U.S.-Mexico border. Today The Show, supporters are hoping it would also improve security. Plus, Game and Fish considers banning wildlife hunting contests. That and more on The Show.
The clock is ticking closer to Monday, when President Trump may impose additional tariffs on Mexico. We'll hear our Friday NewsCap on the potential impact on Arizona and our elected officials. Plus, the Women’s World Cup is getting underway and the U.S. is a favorite — but we’ll look back to when the team wasn’t so successful. That and more on The Show.
Public outrage over how the VA was handling veterans’ medical care hit a fever pitch in Phoenix. We hear from VA Director Robert Wilkie on steps the agency is taking to change the narrative — and the reality. Plus, Arizona’s health department faces challenges from the spread of both measles and hepatitis A. That and more on The Show.
The Justice Department is continuing its concerted push to penalize undocumented immigrants who cross into the U.S. We’ll find out why that enforcement isn’t also focused on employers who hire the migrants. Plus, early Hollywood films featured a lot of female directors. So why did that change? That and more on The Show.
The United States has five percent of the world’s population but 25 percent of its prisoners. We hear the bipartisan push to imprison fewer Americans. Plus, one of the original copies of an historic 19th century treaty is back in the hands of the Navajo Nation. That and more on The Show.
After sending shock waves through the U.S. economy with threats of more tariffs against Mexico, President Trump is heading to Great Britain. How is the president’s visit being received? Plus, a SMOCA exhibit displays the importance of diversity in portraits. That and more on The Show.
Lawmakers worked into the wee hours this week to finish the 2019 legislative session. Our Friday NewsCap talks budget and the most impactful bills, and surprising changes on the Corporation Commission. Plus, an iconic movie monster is back on the big screen — 65 years after his debut. That and more on The Show.
Threats to U.S. national security include domestic and foreign terror, cyberattacks and climate change. We hear from former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on whether the current administration is doing enough to keep us safe. Plus, the latest on the trial of a humanitarian aid worker at the border. That and more on The Show.
This year, we’ve been talking to a Valley food critic who’s trying to define Arizona food. We hear how some chefs are using the only wild chile native to the U.S. Plus, how cleaning up the air can reduce childhood asthma rates. That and more on The Show.
It’s Memorial Day – and we’ll look back at some of our favorite family-themed stories. From interviews on naming generations to poetry to civil discourse and more. That’s The Show.
There’s been increasing speculation about who might be running for president from the Libertarian Party. We'll hear a conversation with the chairman of the Libertarian National Committee. And remnants from different expeditions to the Titanic are on display in the Valley. That and more on The Show.
Debate — and votes — on a new state budget kicked into high gear this week. We'll get an update from the Arizona Capitol, and analyze what happened on the Friday NewsCap. Plus, how "The Cat in the Hat" and "The Lorax" had their roots in advertising. That and more on The Show.
Republican legislative leaders continue to try to round up support for their budget proposal. We hear an update from the state Capitol. And why echo chambers aren’t as bad as they sound. That and more on The Show.
Republican legislative leaders formally introduced a budget this week, but the $12 billion plan's future remains uncertain. Plus, lounge exotica band Moonlight Magic performs a Tiny Desert Concert at the Van Buren. That and more on The Show.
A well-known South Scottsdale shopping center is getting a major face-lift. We'll hear what neighbors are excited and concerned about. Plus, is there an increased emphasis on looking for postpartum depression in new moms? That and more on The Show.
There have been rumors about a potential budget deal at the Arizona Capitol. Are those rumors true or will the stalemate continue? And a court tells a federal agency to review some drilling permits in New Mexico. That and more on The Show.