June 2017

Arizona’s Medicaid program, the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, or AHCCCS, says the Senate’s health-care bill could cost the state more than $7 billion.
June 26, 2017
It may be well into summer break, but for some teachers in the valley, it’s still time for class. A new, experimental class is trying to teach teachers how to make science and math lessons more accessible to Arizona’s English language learners.
June 26, 2017
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio
For 24 years, Joe Arpaio was Maricopa County's tough talking sheriff, famous for cracking down on illegal immigration. Some in the Latino community are happy to see the tables turned on him.
June 26, 2017
Friday Newscap
It’s time for our Friday NewsCap. Joining us are Joe Kanefield — a partner at the Phoenix law firm Ballard Spahr and also served as general counsel to then-Gov. Jan Brewer — and Chip Scutari, a co-founder of the PR firm Scutari and Cieslak.
June 23, 2017
There are a lot of things the general public doesn’t know about the Sikhs. Like, for instance, they are the fifth-largest religion in world, bigger than Judaism, and about 4,000 to 5,000 Sikhs live here in the Valley. Now, Anjleen Kaur Gumer says the National Sikh TV Campaign, called “We are Sikh,” which we’ll talk about in a second, actually pronounces it Seek, so it really can go either way.
June 23, 2017
Michael Infanzon
Arizona is a great state for motorcycles. The winding mountain roads, the desert landscapes. Riding is where Michael Infanzon says he feels the most free. But riding motorcycles is still a dangerous pastime. Infazon is a lobbyist for ABATE of Arizona, a group that advocates for motorcyclists’ rights at the state Legislature.
June 23, 2017
phoenix suns logo
The Phoenix Suns got even younger on Thursday night, taking three players in the two-round NBA draft. They had the fourth overall pick and chose wing Josh Jackson from Kansas.
June 23, 2017
Ka-Voka Jackson
Ka-Voka Jackson wants to replace invasive plants with native ones at the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. So the master's student at UNLV has been going there and pulling some of the invasive plants and planting native ones.
June 23, 2017
If you’re in the market for a home, you might’ve noticed Phoenix has entered a booming seller’s market. But, if you’re in the market for a million-dollar home, that market is less red-hot than the one for entry-level homes, priced up to $250,000.
June 23, 2017
death chamber
Arizona hasn’t executed a prisoner on death row since 2014. But on Thursday, a judge lifted the stay, after a settlement was reached between the state and the attorneys representing death row inmates in the case. Dale Baich is the assistant federal public defender who represented the inmates in that case and he joins us now.
June 23, 2017

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