What new masking guidelines from the CDC may mean for Arizona. And U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on the Valley’s infrastructure needs. That and more on The Show.
Valley band Jared and the Mill is no more. We’ll talk about their new venture. And we saw record rainfall in the Valley over the weekend. We’ll find out what to expect for the rest of our monsoon season. That and more on The Show.
Catch up on the biggest Arizona news with the Friday NewsCap. Plus, The Show checks in with colleagues at the BBC live from the Tokyo Olympics. And hear from some local workers who have left their jobs amid the pandemic — as part of what’s being called the "Great Resignation." That and more on The Show.
Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law banning school districts from requiring masks or vaccinations. State Superintendent Kathy Hoffman and hundreds of parents are concerned it goes against the science. Plus, letting people build casitas on their property as a fix to the affordable housing crisis. That and more on The Show.
Foster kids who age out of the system face a slew of challenges as they transition to adulthood. Now they're asking Arizona to release federal COVID-19 relief funds directly to them. Plus, connecting the dots between crisis response and law enforcement to keep patients out of the ER. That and more on The Show.
Last year, Arizona voters passed Invest in Ed to tax the state's wealthiest to pay for education. The organizers of that initiative are back on the streets, this time to put the governor's new flat tax on the ballot for voters to decide. Plus, Arizona's ongoing lawsuit over prison health care is going to trial. That and more on The Show.
South Phoenix businesses have been hit hard by the pandemic and the construction of light rail on Central Avenue. We'll hear how an influential community development fund is recommitting itself to the underserved there. Plus, Phoenix tries a Shark Tank-style pitch session to redevelop a historic site. That and more on The Show.
State Senate Republicans' review of Maricopa County ballots will continue as the contractor claims the numbers don’t add up. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories. Plus, what can the U.S. government do about the increasing number of migrant deaths in the desert heat? That and more on The Show.
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.