New Attorney General Kris Mayes has promised to end a so-called sweetheart deal to use Arizona water to grow Saudi crops. We’ll hear how the history of water in the Southwest has long been tied to the Middle Eastern empire. Plus, from birds to frogs, turning an urban backyard into a desert oasis. That and more on The Show.
A lot of Arizonans have ideas about how to change the way the state conducts its elections. Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer talks about his. Plus, why some Valley bees are addicted to sugary coffee drinks. That and more on The Show.
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Gov. Katie Hobbs outlined her priorities this week in her State of the State address, but some GOP lawmakers objected to some of them. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze that and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, why a local company is betting non-alcoholic cocktails are the next big thing — and not just during Dry January. That and more on The Show.
New Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne gave his first State of Education speech Wednesday. But how did education advocates receive his message? Plus, we’ll meet ASU’s most recent Rhodes Scholar. That and more on The Show.
President Joe Biden and Arizona’s two U.S. senators have visited the border this week as rhetoric around immigration ratchets up. We’ll discuss the situation with the mayor of Yuma. Plus, a sit-down with newly elected Gov. Katie Hobbs on her faith, her career and sitting at Rose Mofford’s desk. That and more on The Show.
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