Maricopa County officials met Monday to refute lies they say are coming from the state Senate's election audit. The chair of the Board of Supervisors tells us where that leaves the ongoing dispute between the sides. Plus, we’ll meet the new head of Ability360. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s medical community has recently been critical of state government over certain policies. The new head of the Arizona Medical Association on trying to make docs a healthcare resource for policymakers. Plus, how changes to the child tax credit could impact children living in poverty. That and more on The Show.
Gov. Doug Ducey’s signature has turned Arizona's Permanent Early Voting List into the Active Early Voting List. Our Friday NewsCap panelists discuss how that could affect future elections in the state. Plus, should wildlife have the same rights to land and property that humans do? That and more on The Show.
Colonial Pipeline remains shut down after a cyberattack against it. We'll hear what the incident says about cybersecurity and how to prevent the next attack. Plus, the photographer who's taking images of all 400-plus Frank Lloyd Wright properties on what we can learn from his designs. That and more on The Show.
The 2022 U.S. Senate race is already heating up in Arizona. We'll hear why an out-of-state billionaire is investing $10 million in one particular candidate. Plus, how social media may have helped teens deal with the pandemic. That and more on The Show.
The pandemic has prevented a lot of people from being with family in person. We'll hear how some parents who lost their kids to foster care tried to bond with them remotely. Plus, a novel set in 1930s Phoenix explores the city's dark underbelly. That and more on The Show.
More kids have been testing positive for COVID-19, although more could also soon be eligible for vaccines. We'll hear what’s behind the increasing share of infections among children. Plus, are state lawmakers any closer to a new state budget? That and more on The Show.
The controversial audit of Maricopa County ballots continues, and the Department of Justice is asking serious questions. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the top stories from this week. Plus, trying to bring new life to a development at the heart of Tempe’s history. That and more on The Show
Bipartisanship has been hard to come by in Washington over the past several years. We talk to Cindy McCain on whether it’s still possible and how she may have impacted last year's election. Plus, the public has been barred from what could be the final hearing in the case of a Muslim man who died in police custody. That and more on The Show.
The killing of George Floyd and the subsequent conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin have led to an increase in political activism. How could those affect the success rate of Black candidates? Plus, an editorial cartoonist takes on vaccine hesitancy. That and more on The Show.
Latino voters and activists play a more important role in Arizona politics now than in the past. We'll hear how that’s evolved over the past several decades. Plus, why climate change is affecting some people's decision whether or not to have kids. That and more on The Show.
Efforts to require Arizona utilities to produce more renewable energy have proven controversial in recent years. We'll hear how a new coalition hopes to boost the use of clean energy and the state's economy. Plus, an update on what to expect this week at the state Capitol. That and more on The Show.
Arizona will not be adding a new Congressional district, despite the many forecasts predicting it would. Our Friday NewsCap panel analyzes the week's top stories. Plus, how the pandemic has changed sports over the past year. That and more on The Show.
Arizona students and their families got a crash course in online learning during the pandemic. We'll hear what these programs might look like going forward. Plus, a heavy-hitter in the Arizona music scene releases her first solo project. That and more on The Show.
During the course of the pandemic, supermarkets have remained open so we can keep our shelves and refrigerators stocked. We'll hear how one grocery worker has dealt with stressed and sometimes angry customers. Plus, how dry conditions and climate change could send the Southwest U.S. into a fire age. That and more on The Show.
Gov. Doug Ducey will act this week on a controversial abortion bill approved by the legislature. But Arizona isn’t the only state considering new restrictions on abortion. Plus, how changes on Tempe’s Mill Avenue are continuing the area's move away from a haven for independent stores and music. That and more on The Show.
Ballots and voting machines from Maricopa County have been delivered to the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, and the state Senate's audit is set to get underway. Our Friday NewsCap analyzes the week’s top stories. Plus, a program at the UA medical school brings art to med students. That and more on The Show.
Arizona budget writers are working with a roughly $1 billion surplus as they come up with a new spending plan. We'll hear what new data say about where the state gets its revenue. Plus, a leader in the disability community on two decades of changes and improvements. That and more on The Show.
Controversy continues over the state Senate's handling of last November’s election results. An MIT expert weighs in on what a ballot audit should actually entail. Plus, the Valley gets mixed reviews on the state of its air. That and more on The Show.
Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is one of the most polarizing politicians in recent history. A new book looks at his time in office, and how he still impacts Arizona — and national — politics. Plus, one Valley city is trying a new approach to boost recycling. That and more on The Show.