Arizona continues to be at the center of the immigration and border security debate. We’ll review Vice President Mike Pence’s visit and the latest legislative stories on the Friday NewsCap. Plus, a new musical celebrates the High Priestess of Soul. That and more on The Show.
Last year, Maryvale's central hospital closed its doors, leaving the area with a health care void. We hear how the county's safety-net health system has spent millions to reopen the hospital and fill what they call a vital need in that community. Plus, a Valley auto racing school is revving up to get back on track. That and more on The Show.
Three of Arizona’s top four international trade markets are experiencing various levels of uncertainty — from border walls to Brexit. We hear how businesses in the state are handling it. Plus, as attention turns to a new state budget, how much money should K-12 education expect to get? That and more on The Show.
Home prices in the Valley have been on the rise over the last few years. How high are they going, and how fast are they getting there? Plus, why parents whose kids have chronic illnesses are being diagnosed more and more with PTSD. That and more on The Show.
The Democratic presidential field for the 2020 election continues to take shape. We have a conversation with the Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Tom Perez. Plus, are state lawmakers any closer to coming to an agreement on a new state budget? That and more on The Show.
After several days of posturing, President Donald Trump now says he’s giving Mexico a year to improve border problems. The latest legislative stories on the Friday NewsCap. And a new play celebrates women in mariachi music. That and more on The Show.
Climate and climate change continues to be among the more contentious issues in Washington. We explore the difficulty in trying to get politicians to cross the aisle and take on the issue. Plus, how proposed new FDA rules could impact women’s health. That and more on The Show.
Lots of American firms are increasing their use of automation. We hear how that can affect workers in other countries. Plus, we’ll go without a net as we head behind the scenes at Cirque du Soleil. That and more on The Show.
The cost of prescription drugs continues to be a concern, both in Arizona and across the country. Does government need to do more to compel companies to bring prices down? Plus, we’ll talk about the Arizona chef who’s a finalist for a James Beard Award. That and more on The Show.
The Arizona Legislature is short a member, and that means action in the House will likely be noticeably lighter for the next couple of days. We hear what to expect at the capitol this week. Plus, one of the forces behind the formation of the Cactus League is set for a renovation. That and more on The Show.
Arizona’s legislature lost a member this week, and a U.S. Senate race lost a potential candidate. We analyze the week’s top stories on the Friday NewsCap. Plus, a conversation with one of the leaders of the #RedForEd movement as he gets ready to leave the state. That and more on The Show
The US Mexico Canada Trade deal is still awaiting Congressional action. Tomorrow morning at nine on The Show – how the so-called new NAFTA could impact Arizona’s economy. And, for opening day, we’ll find out how much bite the Diamondbacks will have this season. That and more on The Show.
A doctor shortage has been deeply hitting Arizona’s rural areas. How will millions in state funding help hospitals and patients in Yuma? Plus, chef, author and food activist Alice Waters on teaching slow food values in a fast food culture. That and more on The Show.
There’s a new biography on one of the most influential Arizonans, Sandra Day O’Connor. The author talks about how she really felt about the impact she had on the legal system and American society. And, one analysis says Arizona has the third fastest growing economy in the country — what that means for job growth. That and more on The Show.
NATO is celebrating a big anniversary next week, as it turns 70. We take a look at the alliance’s past, present and future. Plus, our Women of the West series continues, with a look at an Arizona aviation pioneer. That and more on The Show.
Kate Gallego was sworn in this week as the new mayor of Phoenix. The Show takes a look at the next steps for the city to be a regional leader — and the latest from the legislature — on the Friday NewsCap. Plus, the life of naturalist and Sierra Club founder John Muir — set to music. That and more on The Show.
Phoenix is getting a new mayor today. We’ll take you to the inauguration of Kate Gallego. Plus, working to close the gender gap in pro-cycling. That and more on The Show.
Councils in Phoenix and Scottsdale both have decisions to make on high-rise plans. We hear how cities balance the changing dynamic of a skyline with their residents’ needs. Plus, swimming with the sharks — and snapping their photos. That and more on The Show.
How healthy are Arizona counties? The results of a new county-by-county analysis of public health, and the relationship between health and housing. Plus, with the NCAA tournament about to tip off, a look at how empowered student athletes actually are. That and more on The Show.
When you buy something online, do you pay tax on that item? After a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, state lawmakers are debating how to handle online sales taxes. Plus, trying to reform the tech giants to help consumers. That and more on The Show.