A proposal supporters say would help ease the state’s affordable housing crisis died in the Senate this week. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories And Nick Offerman is bringing his stage show to the Valley — we’ll hear from the actor, author and woodworker. That and more on The Show.
Climate change has led to more intense and severe wildfires across the west. What that means for the forests’ ability to regrow. And how the fallout from Silicon Valley Bank may be felt in Arizona. That and more on The Show.
The new head of the Maricopa Association of Governments on his plans for the region. How Tucson’s ban on housing discrimination has worked. Three Arizona schools are getting ready for March Madness. That and more on The Show.
DACA recipients are still in a form of legal limbo, more than a decade after President Obama announced it. Attorney General Kris Mayes talks about joining an effort to try to preserve the program. Plus, nearly 4,000 migrant children were separated from their parents during the Trump Administration – and many have yet to be reunited. That and more on The Show.
Later this year, some Americans will be responsible for paying for their own COVID-19 vaccines. We’ll hear what kind of impact that may have on the virus’ future. Plus, how ancient jewelry made from beetles reveals something universal. That and more on The Show.
Gov. Katie Hobbs has vetoed another bill — this one would have banned what its supporters call critical race theory. Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, what new numbers say about the state’s hospitality industry. that and more on The Show.
Two Americans are dead after being caught in the middle of cartel violence just across the border in Mexico. How international tragedies and the political firestorms they ignite impact cross-border tourism. Plus, the skies are gray, but is bad air quality to blame? That and more on The Show.
Republican Arizona House Majority Leader Ben Toma has a reputation as someone who can work with Democrats. We’ll hear why compromise isn’t happening and why some say the far right has taken over the agenda. Plus, our Made in Arizona series visits a Tempe screen printer who makes a lot of concert posters. That and more on The Show.
ChatGPT is set to revolutionize the way we search online. We’ll hear about the pros and cons of this new technology for kids in school. Plus, how the annual fights between the state and its cities are playing out this year in the Legislature. That and more on The Show.
State lawmakers are considering creating an independent board to oversee the state hospital, moving it out of the health department. A former agency director explains why that’s a good idea. Plus, a high school librarian on the slippery slope of cleaning up the language in some well-known children’s books. That and more on The Show.
GOP legislative leaders are trying to distance themselves from a series of election-related conspiracy theories. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, the role of emotional honesty in helping us get through difficult times. That and more on The Show.
State lawmakers are considering letting some manufacturers build on-site wastewater treatment plants, bypassing the current systems. We’ll hear who’s backing the bill and who’s opposed. Plus, a new book depicts the lifelong journey of one of the first Sudanese ‘lost boys’ to come to Phoenix. That and more on The Show.
Violent crime has gone up around the country since the start of 2020 including here in Arizona. Why we’re starting to see those numbers go down — but not to pre-pandemic levels. Plus, a book that helps a parent take an honest look at his own experiences. That and more on The Show.
State leaders are looking for new sources of water as the West’s drought continues. Why one expert thinks water pricing might be a better way to deal with the situation. Plus, from tangelos to sour oranges — how one of Arizona’s top chefs celebrates citrus season. That and more on The Show.
An Arizona inmate was sentenced to death by a jury that was never informed a life sentence for him would come without parole. The U.S. Supreme Court is now ruling in his favor. Plus, a local nonprofit is providing ceremonial feathers for Native American rituals across the country. That and more on The Show.
Newly released documents show former Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich knew claims of election fraud were false — but didn’t say so. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, disgust and how Shakespeare used it for dramatic effect. That and more on The Show.
Former Attorney General Mark Brnovich concealed reports debunking claims of fraud in the 2020 election — and he did it while releasing an incomplete account that stirred claims of voter fraud. Plus, the ASU Art Museum wrestles with the meaning behind lucha libre. That and more on The Show.
Gov. Katie Hobbs has called for exempting feminine hygiene products from the state sales tax, and a bill to do that has bipartisan support. A look at efforts to reduce period poverty in Arizona. Plus, inside an exhibit at the Phoenix Art Museum featuring Japanese artist Mr. That and more on The Show.
State lawmakers continue to debate election-related bills, with ideas ranging from banning vote centers to making all voters re-register every decade. We take a look at where these bills stand, and what their future might hold. Plus, the Diamondbacks are making an addition to their uniform. That and more on The Show.
Early ballots are landing in mailboxes in two Phoenix city council districts, for runoff elections next month. We’ll hear how one of those races could shape the future of South Phoenix. Plus, a new book delves into some of the most amazing facts about Arizona. That and more on The Show.