Arizona’s new budget allocates more than a billion dollars to child care issues. We'll hear where that money's going and who it may impact. Plus, how a documentary about an Arizona political scandal is being used to train lawmakers. That and more on The Show.
Arizona and the rest of the nation continue to deal with the effects of COVID-19, as the delta variant takes hold. A former White House advisor tells us what could have been done better over the course of the pandemic. Plus, how new development on the former Paradise Valley Mall site could change that part of Phoenix. That and more on The Show.
Some Republican governors have said they’ll send National Guard troops to the country's southern border. We'll hear what purpose the Guard could actually play. Plus, a look at Gov. Ducey's influence on the Arizona Supreme Court. That and more on The Show.
Trees and other shade are critical for so many people to make it through the Valley's summer heat. We'll hear why some Phoenix neighborhoods have more trees than others. Plus, an update on COVID-19 in Arizona, as health officials continue to warn about the Delta variant. That and more on The Show.
Just-released calls show that President Donald Trump and his supporters put pressure on Maricopa County officials to overturn 2020's election results. Our Friday NewsCap panelists discuss that and the state's other top stories. Plus, the social do's and don'ts of newly legal marijuana. That and more on The Show.
The situation at the country's southern border has — once again —become a big political issue. We'll look at the political effects of the Biden administration's efforts to reopen the border with Mexico. Plus, could the concept of the 15-minute city catch on in the Valley? That and more on The Show.
Wildfires continue to burn in Arizona, and health concerns for firefighters are significant. We'll learn how the risks of illness are different between wildland and structural firefighters. Plus, how Arizona’s current number of available jobs balances with the number of workers. That and more on The Show.
Many observers are looking to the younger generation to help bridge some of the political and partisan divides in the country. Hear about an ASU leader who tried to get more students involved in public service is moving on. That and more on The Show.
On this fifth of July, The Show is looking back at some of our favorite stories. We’ll hear about why rental cars have gotten so expensive, how to spot amazing design in unexpected places and what makes a piece of music great. That and more on The Show.
The Arizona legislature finally ended one of the longest sessions in its history—and approved some contentious measures. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh on in those and the state's other top stories. Plus, Arizona's recently retired state climatologist on making her field of science understandable and relatable. That and more on The Show.
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a pair of controversial Arizona election laws. We'll hear reactions to the ruling. Plus, our Made in Arizona series continues with a visual artist personally and professionally affected by COVID-19. That and more on The Show.
Forecasters expect the Valley to get hotter and drier in the future. Mesa's mayor tells us how his city is trying to take action on the environment. Plus, what’s next for the Phoenix arts community as one of its historic institutions is searching for a new leader again. That and more on The Show.
The country's southern border remains closed to non-essential crossings. We'll hear how that's affecting businesses and communities in the area. Plus, one of the Valley's best-known restaurateurs on how the industry will bounce back from the pandemic. That and more on The Show.
Health officials are tracking the Delta variant of COVID-19 and continuing to encourage people to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. We'll hear how this variant may affect Arizona. Plus, why our changed behavior during the pandemic may have been better for the environment than previously thought. That and more on The Show.
The Legislature is on the cusp of finishing its current session — just a week before the end of the fiscal year. Our Friday NewsCap panelists on the budget and the state’s other top stories. And a pro-election audit documentary is unveiled to the public. That and more on The Show.
The Valley’s economy is reopening, and the Phoenix Convention Center is starting to book events again. We'll hear what that means for the region and for downtown. Plus, how focusing on individuals could help communities better deal with extreme heat. That and more on The Show.
Thousands of Arizonans got inoculated against COVID-19 at state-run mass vaccination sites. We'll hear how those sites may influence how historians look back at the pandemic. Plus, why there's optimism that new technology could make a big dent in the Valley's affordable housing crisis. That and more on The Show.
Independent music venues breathed a sigh of relief when Congress authorized federal aid to help them through the pandemic. We'll hear why that sense of relief has turned into frustration. Plus, an Arizona poet is honored with a Pulitzer Prize. That and more on The Show.
Phoenix has already set some new records this year for high temperatures, and the city recently put some of its Tree and Shade Master Plan into policy. We'll hear what new research says about what kinds of shade provide the most relief. Plus, how a drop in enrollment in higher ed is driving a wider education gap in the country. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s races for Governor and Secretary of State are getting more crowded, and lawmakers are going bipartisan on wildfires. Our Friday NewsCap panelists take on those and the state's other top stories. Plus, a new project uses data and fiction to explore a solar future. That and more on The Show.