It's been a long and contentious session at the Arizona Capitol, marked by partisan rancor and a few bipartisan breakthroughs. Our Friday NewsCap panelists analyze the session and the rest of the week’s top stories. Plus, is lab-grown meat the future for food? That and more on The Show.
Arizona lawmakers ended their session this week with a rare bipartisan deal, but there are still dozens of department head nominees that GOP lawmakers refuse to confirm. We'll also hear about the future of the light rail. Plus, a new podcast dives into the history of our national parks. That and more on The Show.
The Board of Supervisors in Mohave County voted against their own plan to conduct a hand count of ballots on Tuesday. While there was pressure from election skeptics to do it, but in the end it all came down to cost. Plus, we’ll hear why Arizona's social equity licenses for marijuana dispensaries have largely gone to corporate interests. That and more on The Show.
Phoenix summers have always been brutal, but now we are on the front lines of climate change as we break heat records left and right. We’ll hear from Mayor Kate Gallego on how we can lead the way when it comes to adapting to extreme heat. Plus, what do real-life archeologists think of Indiana Jones? That and more on The Show.
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The Arizona legislature comes back into session today, after a lengthy break. We’ll get a preview of what they may (and may not) do. Plus, the story of how ice became such a hot commodity. That and more on The Show.