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.
The Arizona Legislature has joined many other states in moving to make changes to who can vote and how. Hear Friday NewsCap panelists talk about that and the week’s other top stories. And how a former NBA player applied the lessons of basketball to his first novel. That and more on The Show.
Phoenix has been one of the fastest growing cities in the country for several years. Why a new ranking also puts Phoenix among the best performing cities in the U.S. And, Fernanda Santos on her transition from reporter to opinion columnist for the Washington Post. That and more on The Show.
The pandemic has upended virtually every aspect of life over the last year. Should there be a COVID-19 commission to look into what happened? And why a Chicago Cardinals legend is being talked about after a splashy signing by the Arizona Cardinals. That and more on The Show.
Arizona could be at the center of a dispute between some app developers and Apple and Google. How a bill in the Legislature could change the way app developers get paid. And, how COVID has changed our sense of fashion, and how we dress. That and more on The Show.
The lack of affordable housing continues to be a challenge, especially in the Valley. We'll get an update on a project to have home sales help cover the costs. Plus, using murals to try to help improve people’s health. That and more on The Show.
Arizona schools will be going back to in-person classes in a little more than a week, thanks to Governor Ducey’s executive order. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes the week’s top stories. And, Mesa Mayor John Giles on lobbying for aid to states and cities in the next round of federal COVID relief. That and more on The Show.
Fights over education funding and teacher pay have been going on for years in Arizona. We'll hear what new data show about how much money is going to schools. Plus, how California's Citizens Redistricting Commission is dealing with census challenges. That and more on The Show.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on a pair of Arizona election laws. We'll recap what the attorneys and justices had to say. Plus, Tucson has become one of the first cities in the country to ban discrimination based on someone's natural hair. That and more on The Show.
Testing and contact tracing continue to be important in the fight against COVID-19. We'll hear why epidemiologists aren't just relying on vaccines. Plus, marking the 40th anniversary of a band that helped put the Valley’s punk scene on the map. That and more on The Show.
The Arizona Senate will be able to do its own audit of November’s election, after a judge’s ruling. We'll hear what that audit might look like. Plus, Valley Metro CEO Scott Smith on the State of Transit in the Phoenix area. That and more on The Show.
Maricopa County's election equipment and software passed two audits, and Superintendent Kathy Hoffman expressed optimism about reopening Arizona's schools. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes the week’s top stories. Plus, why downtown Mesa could be on the verge of a second golden age. That and more on The Show.
Politics and society have become more polarized over the past several years. A look at some of the surprising impacts of that. Plus, we’ll meet an opera singer who traded the stage for the kitchen during the pandemic. That and more on The Show.
The Biden administration is talking about plans to make community college free. We'll hear what that might mean for Arizona. Plus, an asteroid hunter will explain why one of the big rocks hitting the earth is low risk but brings the potential of major damage. That and more on The Show.
Some Arizona lawmakers have complained about Gov. Ducey not giving them a seat at the table, when it comes to managing the pandemic. We'll look at what the legislature is doing about COVID-19. Plus, Nevada looks to move to the top of the presidential primary calendar. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s COVID-19 numbers have been moving in the right direction, although health experts are warning about getting complacent.We'll hear the latest from the chief clinical officer at the state’s biggest health care system. And what to expect this week at the state Capitol. That and more on The Show.
The Arizona Senate experienced quite a bit of drama this week, to the point where one senator compared it to high school. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes the week’s top stories. Plus, why Arizona has been welcoming more snowbirds — of the winged variety. That and more on The Show
Grocery workers have been on the front lines helping people throughout the pandemic. Research shows many of those workers are struggling with their mental health. Plus, a new investigation raises worries that the Arizona Coyotes could once again be dealing with management and financial problems. That and more on The Show.
The ballot battle between GOP members of the State Senate and the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors continues. We'll hear how the new county recorder is wading through the controversy. Plus, a novel about the Cactus League gets us ready as pitchers and catchers report for spring training. That and more on The Show.
COVID-19 vaccine data show disparities in race and income in terms of who's getting the shot and who's not. We'll hear why that is and how to address it. Plus, with the pandemic keeping people from hearing live music, a Tempe resident brought mini-concerts to neighborhoods. That and more on The Show.