State lawmakers are working to allocate nearly $100 million to deal with wildfires and their aftermath. Arizona’s House Speaker tells us about the needs and prospects for a quick special session. Plus, one of the entertainment world's most prolific designers is honored at the Sedona Film Festival. That and more on The Show.
So many people have experienced some kind of loss during the course of the pandemic. We'll hear why pandemic-related grief is different from other kinds. Plus, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on the For the People Act and the ongoing election audit in Maricopa County. That and more on The Show.
State lawmakers come back to the Capitol Monday to continue work on the budget, and there's also a special session on wildfires. We'll hear how the state may try to deal with increasingly severe fires and their aftermath. Plus, what election results in neighboring Sonora mean for that state and its relationship with Arizona. That and more on The Show.
Progress on a new state budget has stalled, with the end of the fiscal year less than three weeks away. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes the week’s top stories. Plus, this year’s Desert X installation in the Coachella Valley pays respect to tribal lands. That and more on The Show.
The drought in the west continues, as do Arizona’s water concerns. We'll hear why some researchers are particularly worried about the state’s groundwater supplies. Plus, a Valley hospital is trying to take healthcare to homeless children. That and more on The Show.
Health officials across Arizona and the country are trying to figure out how to get more residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Do lotteries, prizes and other incentives work? Plus, we’ll take a look at a different kind of border town — on the edge of Native American reservations. That and more on The Show.
COVID-19 has affected almost every aspect of Arizona's economy. We'll hear how one region of the state plans to emerge from the pandemic and define its economy. Plus, a young local painter whose style evokes expressionists many, many years his senior. That and more on The Show.
The Biden administration has officially ended the so-called Remain in Mexico program. We'll hear how that could affect border communities in Arizona and Mexico. Plus, when will the state legislature get back to work on a budget? That and more on The Show.
Gov. Doug Ducey says he won’t sign any legislation until lawmakers agree on a budget — including his priorities. We'll take a look at some of the more significant bills being held up. Plus, how Arizona Theatre Company plans to bounce back on stage from a pandemic-punished season. That and more on The Show.
State lawmakers are looking to increase per diem rates for their rural colleagues. We'll hear how the legislation could avoid a gubernatorial veto. Plus, an Arizona Supreme Court justice on what it means to have an independent judiciary. That and more on The Show.
The legislature is taking some time off as the House and Senate don't have enough votes to pass a budget. What is going to break the stalemate? Plus, how a massacre a century ago can help lead to more racial justice today. That and more on The Show.
It’s a special Memorial Day edition as we look at how predictive technology is affecting our communication, find out the ways monsters help us understand human history and meet an industrial engineer turned craft brewer. That and more on The Show.
Arizona lawmakers continue to fight over a proposed change to tax policy that could dramatically affect the state's coffers. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the week’s other top stories. Plus, how a TV game show appearance impacted one young man's view of the world. That and more on The Show.
GOP state lawmakers are looking to strip the Democratic Secretary of State of some of her powers. A former state Elections Director tells us why she thinks that’s a problem. Plus, do students need more summer school this year, and will teachers be up for working those classes? That and more on The Show.
The Biden Administration is proposing free preschool for all 3- and 4-year-olds. We'll hear what that would mean in Arizona, where data show fewer children are enrolled. Plus, using the I-10 corridor from Florida to California as a framework for understanding and improving infrastructure. That and more on The Show.
The metro Phoenix housing market is booming, with home prices on the rise. But problems with one commodity are making new homes more expensive. Plus, the debate over using words meant to be inclusive, like Latinx. That and more on The Show.
The state Senate’s election audit is expected to start back up again today. We'll hear from one of the Secretary of State's observers about what she saw during her time at the Coliseum. Plus, there are signs that more Valley residents may be heading back to the office. That and more on The Show.
The dispute between Maricopa County and the state Senate over the election audit grew this week. Our Friday NewsCap panely analyzes the week's top stories. Plus, U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema on the situation at the border and creating a Jan. 6 commission. That and more on The Show.
The Navajo Nation is now the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. We'll talk to President Jonathan Nez about how federal aid money boosted enrollment. Plus, a look at how the very first vaccine was developed and distributed. That and more on The Show.
Gov. Ducey has made the decision to reject supplemental unemployment funds from the federal government. What is the legislature doing to shore up the state’s low weekly payments? Plus, how the Valley’s restaurant scene has been changed by the pandemic. That and more on The Show.