On this July Fourth holiday, The Show is looking back at some of our favorite conversations. We’ll talk about how a Valley city is trying to connect with its homeless population, a street in Sunnyslope trying to hold on to its history while preparing for the future, and meet a James Beard Award winning baker. That and more on The Show.
After one candidate dropped out, the remaining Republican gubernatorial contenders took to the debate stage. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. And why improvement plans at Arizona Snowbowl may be running into trouble. That and more on The Show.
Every one of Arizona’s school-aged students would be eligible for what amounts to a school voucher under a plan approved by state lawmakers. Why approval of the expansion might not be the last word on the issue. Plus, our Tiny Desert Concert features a 12th-generation musician who makes his own instruments. That and more on The Show.
State lawmakers have set aside a billion dollars to help conserve and find new sources of water. How much of an impact might that have on the state’s water supplies? Plus, the Native American clothing designer who left L.A. to build a Diné skate park in New Mexico. That and more on The Show.
Cities and towns across the state are working to find affordable housing for their residents. One former mayor says they need to do more. Plus, how turnover at Amazon may lead to a worker shortage at the company’s warehouses in Arizona and California. That and more on The Show.
Early voting starts in Arizona in less than two weeks. A new survey looks at the issues that matter the most to most Arizonans. Plus, a look back at the final hours of the recently-ended legislative session. That and more on The Show.
The U.S. Supreme Court this morning overturned Roe v. Wade. Our Friday NewsCap panelists discuss what that means for Arizona — and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema on her efforts to pass bipartisan gun reforms. That and more on The Show.
Pregnancy-related deaths in Arizona and across the country are on the rise. Lawmakers are pushing to expand Medicaid coverage for post-partum women to help bring those numbers down. Plus, a Phoenix Art Museum exhibit explores the significant history of lowriders in desert culture. That and more on The Show.
Maricopa County voters may have the chance to extend a sales tax for transportation this fall. The new head of Valley Metro on the importance of getting the measure on the ballot and approved in November. And a recent Arizona medical school graduate gets ready to start her residency. That and more on The Show.
Home prices are slowing a bit, but are still too high for many potential buyers to get into the market. Our housing series continues with one family’s story of looking for a new place to live. And we dive into sneaker culture — and why some Scottsdale clubs may be screening based on your Air Jordans. That and more on The Show.
The state’s fiscal year ends in a little more than a week. Will lawmakers come up with a new budget before that? Plus, Arizona music legends Calexico on their new album and being back on the road. That and more on The Show.
Republican lawmakers have renewed a push for universal school vouchers in Arizona, just a few years after voters rejected the idea. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the week’s other top stories. And teaching kids about Juneteenth through an anti-racism lens. That and more on The Show.
States in the Colorado River Basin have been trying to deal with water cutbacks. We’ll hear how some Valley cities are working to adapt. Plus, a criminal justice reporter who served prison time tells her story. That and more on The Show.
Law enforcement agencies across Arizona have been equipping officers with naloxone to try to help save residents from overdoses. Why Gila County is lagging behind other counties in administering it. Plus, what falling water levels on Lake Powell mean for the economy in Page. That and more on The Show.
This week, a committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol held its first public hearing, and Arizona lawmakers continue debating the state budget. To discuss these stories and more, The Show spoke with Paul Bentz of HighGround consulting firm and attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera.
New polling indicates that some Arizona primary races, including the Republican gubernatorial battle, are tightening up a few weeks before early voting. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the week’s other top stories. Plus, meet a Phoenix-based photographer who witnessed the events of Jan. 6 firsthand. That and more on The Show.
On Wednesday, Arizona carried out its second execution of 2022. Arizona Republic reporter Jimmy Jenkins was in the room and describes what he saw. Plus, a Valley exhibition explores imperialism through art. That and more on The Show.
Three Tempe police officers are facing criticism for standing by while a man drowned in Tempe Town Lake. What responsibility does law enforcement have in such a situation? Plus, why the University of Phoenix president resigned after only four months on the job. That and more on The Show.
Inflation continues to hit Arizona harder than other states. How is it affecting employer efforts to fill open positions? Plus, what makes a one-hit wonder, and will the evolving music industry move past those fan favorites? That and more on The Show.
Tempe officials have voted to start talks with the Arizona Coyotes over a new arena and entertainment district. Mayor Corey Woods explains why he supports moving forward and what he makes of the criticism of that decision. Plus, how climate change is impacting the number of refugees coming to our southern border. That and more on The Show.