There’s been a lot of talk at the Arizona Capitol about tax conformity. We dig into the claims about whether your taxes are going up or not. Plus, defining Arizona cuisine one foraged acorn at a time. That and more on The Show.
Public universities saw their funding cut during the Great Recession, which caused them to look for money elsewhere. Has that put universities into difficult situations? Plus, what’s behind all the talk about what Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is wearing to her job? That and more on The Show.
With drought plan legislation signed, Arizona lawmakers are looking to move on to a number of other issues. We hear what to expect this week under the copper dome. Plus, celebrating a centennial of the Phoenix Theater Company. That and more on The Show.
A rough 2018 election season led Arizona’s GOP to make a right turn to very different leadership. What’s next for Republicans with a new state chair? Plus, the latest on the Drought Contingency Plan deadline and a new TV role for a former Senator in the Friday NewsCap. That and more on The Show.
Democrats in Arizona won a number of high-profile races last year, some for the first time in decades. Hear from the newly re-elected chair of the state Democratic Party on trying to build on that success. Plus, will Arizona become the final state needed to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment 46 years later? That and more on The Show.
One huge U.S. industry that hasn’t seen dramatic disruption yet is banking. We hear how some financial wizards in Arizona are working to change that via "fintech." Plus, we’ll bring out the instruments for a new Tiny Desert Concert. That and more on The Show.
The state House of Representatives has a closer partisan split than it’s had in decades. We hear how one district could demonstrate what that change means. Plus, we’ll meet the Mesa firefighter who competed on The Rock’s "Titan Games." That and more on The Show.
The International Monetary Fund has cut its forecast for global economic growth in 2019. We hear what that could mean for Arizona. Plus, a parenting podcaster with the unusual tips and tricks she’s picked up for scoring a win. That and more on The Show.
The Arizona Legislature is now in full swing, with lawmakers already debating issues of voting and education funding. We’ll analyze all the week’s top stories on the Friday NewsCap. And, we’ll meet Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art’s new Curator of Contemporary Art. That and more on The Show
The Phoenix City Council takes another look at a deal to renovate the Suns’ home arena. Hear reactions to the council’s vote. Plus, are school vocational programs failing some students with special needs? That and more on The Show.
The Arizona Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a case challenging Phoenix’s anti-discrimination ordinance. We hear a recap of those arguments and what’s next for the case. Plus, we meet a wildlife photographer who’s been all around the world. That and more on The Show.
Gov. Doug Ducey has unveiled his budget priorities for 2019. How do they reflect what he listed in his State of the State address? Plus, get out your Gibson and plug it in. We strike a chord at an electric guitar exhibition. That and more on The Show.
Gov. Doug Ducey’s State of the State address listed his priorities for 2019 but wasn’t exactly bold. Hear a preview of what’ll be in the governor’s budget and more on the Friday NewsCap. Plus, a vision to complete an art piece inside a volcano. That and more on The Show.
The term "sanctuary city" has turned into a controversial one in the current political environment. We hear why some activists want Tucson to become one. Plus, how the work of a legendary Western artist affected how Americans viewed women. That and more on The Show.
People who receive SNAP benefits could be running into stricter work and education requirements. We hear what the FDA is proposing. Plus, do museums need to be more socially active to remain relevant to younger generations? That and more on The Show.
Gov. Ducey has given his State of the State speech, outlining his priorities for the upcoming session. We hear about an Arizona advocacy group’s priorities for 2019. Plus, have evangelical christians lost some of their political influence over the past several years? That and more on The Show.
Gov. Ducey gives his State of the State address today, kicking off the 2019 legislative session. Hear a preview of the speech, and the upcoming session. Plus, ASU President Michael Crow on the lawsuit filed by the state attorney general over real estate deals. That and more on The Show.
The government shutdown moves closer to being the longest in U.S. history. Hear what Arizona officials think about a compromise — and the state legislature on the verge of its next session — in our Friday NewsCap. Plus, meet a musician who was the Artist-in-Residence at a national park. That and more on The Show.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has said the state will not go on a spending spree, despite a projected surplus. We hear what social service providers in the state would like to see lawmakers spend money on. Plus, why learning to deal with failure is starting to show up in college classes. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s legislative session begins next Monday, and we hear what the League of Arizona Cities and Towns wants lawmakers to prioritize. Plus, the Department of Justice is reviewing decades-old applications as part of a process that could lead to citizenship being revoked. That and more on The Show.