There have been calls for the U.S. Senate to take up gun control legislation in the wake of recent shootings. We'll hear Sen. Martha McSally on that and other issues. Plus, why police agencies nationwide have been purging officers’ disciplinary records. That and more on The Show.
Is light rail going to continue to expand in Phoenix or will its progress come to a halt? We recap how voters decided on Propositions 105 and 106. Plus, Scottsdale elevates its food game — at least from a PR standpoint — with an influx of celebrity chefs. That and more on The Show.
Recent shootings in Dayton and El Paso have brought back conversations about gun rights and gun control. Gov. Doug Ducey weighs in on those issues, as well as trade and the economy and more. Plus, funding school counselors to help raise awareness of child sexual abuse. That and more on The Show.
Sunday marked the one year anniversary of John McCain’s death. We hear from his wife, Cindy McCain, on how the last year has gone, and bringing civility back into politics. Plus, Arizona is exploring ways to expand access to justice, but not by using lawyers. That and more on The Show.
The head of APS is retiring, and we have some very early numbers on the U.S. Senate race. We'll analyzing the week’s top stories on the Friday NewsCap. And the latest data on Arizonans’ attitudes about concussions. That and more on The Show.
Two years ago, protests in downtown Phoenix led to concerns about police responses. We dig into a guide to how officers can do better. Plus, the U.S. Forest Service goes back to the drawing board with a new forest thinning effort. That and more on The Show.
Rural areas are worried that the next census will undercount their populations and cost them millions. We hear from the mayor of Bisbee on how his town is trying to prepare. Plus, does Arizona’s school voucher program actually help the state’s public schools? That and more on The Show.
The challenge of homelessness continues to be a dramatic one across the country. We'll hear how Maricopa County is renewing its push to fix the problem with an innovative approach. Plus, what goes into planning the final stages of the I-10 expansion. That and more on The Show.
For the first time, Arizona and some other states will have to take less Colorado River water next year. We'll hear why that is and what it means for residents of those states. And a Phoenix writer on why she feels less safe in this country after the El Paso shooting. That and more on The Show.
The Trump administration wants to change the way green cards are issued, adding another layer to the immigration debate. We analyze that and the week’s top stories on the Friday NewsCap. Plus, our monsoon senses series continues with a sound ecologist who records the storms. That and more on The Show.
The Maricopa County Attorney’s office has started a diversion program to help seriously mentally ill people avoid jail. We'll hear from Bill Montgomery on how it’s working. Plus, how hard would Arizona farmers be hit by a Chinese ban on U.S. agricultural products? That and more on The Show.
Arizona has put more money into public schools over the past couple of years. One teacher on why she still has to spend her own money in the classroom. And why one Valley city has temporarily stopped its curbside recycling program. That and more on The Show.
Arizona brought in more money in the recently ended fiscal year than it’s ever collected in any previous fiscal year. We hear what that means for the budget and the state. Plus, the price of one of Arizona’s Five C’s is going down — how that could affect the broader economy. hat and more on The Show.
A recent analysis shows Arizona dropping in a ranking of states in the aerospace industry. We hear why one expert says the state should not worry. Plus, the challenges of making juvenile courts more understandable and accessible. That and more on The Show.
Some Arizona Democrats are calling for a special legislative session to take up gun control measures after last weekend’s shootings in Dayton and El Paso. We'll analyze the week’s top stories on the Friday NewsCap. And why federal trade policy could deal Arizona farmers a "body blow." That and more on The Show.
African Americans have long been the Democratic Party’s most loyal group of voters. We'll hear how will that lead to more diverse leadership and decision-making? Plus, Maricopa County is trying to bring more “smarts” to work zones. That and more on The Show.
Arizona energy regulators have been talking about introducing competition into the market. What that would mean and would it impact consumers? And how mass shootings have impacted how we go about our everyday lives. That and more on The Show.
The Ebola virus has killed nearly 2,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo. We'll the challenges of creating vaccines to prevent future outbreaks. Plus, how ballparks have helped define American cities. That and more on The Show.
Goodyear was under the microscope last month, as controversy about incentives for a Nike factory swirled. We'll hear Goodyear’s mayor on her city’s economic development efforts. And digging into the archives of a legendary local reporter. That and more on The Show.
Another Arizona lawmaker is being criticized for making what some are calling racist comments. We'll hear what the governor had to say about it — and the other top stories of the week on the Friday NewsCap. Plus, our Monsoon Senses series continues with special sights, courtesy of a photographer. That and more on The Show.