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.
The recent spate of shootings across the country has some state lawmakers trying to take action on guns. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, we’ll meet the recent Arizona high school grad taking part in this weekend’s national Poetry Out Loud competition. That and more on The Show.
Republican legislative leaders are continuing to try to make changes to how elections are run and students are taught. A conversation with the Republican state senator who remains the biggest obstacle to his colleagues’ efforts. Plus, our look at housing in the Valley continues with residents saying the area has a big problem. That and more on The Show.
The cost and availability of housing in the Phoenix area has become a major concern. We kick off a new series looking at the problem and some potential solutions. And how new rules on college student-athletes making money could impact the NCAA. That and more on The Show.
Another pandemic-era school year has come to a close in Arizona. A look at where students, teachers and schools are. And some recommendations for good summer reading. That and more on The Show
On this Memorial Day, listen back to some of The Show's favorite stories — including why rural America needs better broadband, what was behind the creation of a Latina superhero team and a chat with the star of the film "CODA," Troy Kotsur.
After another tragic school shooting, state and federal lawmakers are again bringing up gun reform legislation. Friday NewsCap panelists talk about the chances for that, plus the week’s other top stories. And bring your appetite for fun to a food truck that sells puppets. That and more on The Show.
The leaked Supreme Court draft opinion on the potential end of Roe v. Wade has lots of people thinking about what that outcome would mean. How tribal lands could be impacted by the decision being overturned. And how talks on a new state budget are progressing — or not. That and more on The Show.
Valley-based Carvana has had a rough few months. We’ll hear what this means for the company and what the future may hold. Plus, the man who kept ASU’s athletic fields healthy takes his green thumb into retirement. That and more on The Show.
Valley drivers have seen lots of autonomous vehicles on the road, but what about on the farm? Why one expert thinks agriculture needs to embrace more technology. Plus, a Valley theatre company looks into the issue of mental health among young people. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s Medicaid rolls have grown during the pandemic. We’ll hear how the program is managing enrollees and providers. Plus, where to get out and hike despite the triple-digit summer temperatures. That and more on The Show.
Arizona senators are investigating another controversial comment made by their colleague Wendy Rogers. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, looking ahead to a sizzling but potentially wet summer. That and more on The Show.
Drivers around the Valley have gotten used to seeing autonomous cars on the road. Get ready for more self-driving traffic as Waymo expands into downtown Phoenix. Plus, why an Arizona surgeon decided to travel to Ukraine to offer his skills. That and more on The Show.
A group announced an effort to get a measure on the Arizona ballot designed to guarantee the right to an abortion. Congress has held its first public hearing on UFOs in more than a half century. We're also bringing you a Tiny Desert Concert. That and more on The Show.