Episodes of Arizona Week

Episode 185: A look at GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Forum

Aug 1, 2014 Five of six hopefuls debated state economic solutions, illegal immigration; primary election is Aug. 26.

Episode 184: 'Main Objective of Story to Show Complexities of Immigration'

Jul 25, 2014 Arizona Daily Star's Perla Trevizo, Mike Christy share experience traveling with migrant woman, her daughter, hoping to reunite with family member in Delaware.

Episode 183: A look at Upcoming Elections

Jul 18, 2014 Seats in state's executive branch, state Legislature, U.S. House and local school boards are up for grabs in 2014; primary is next month.

Episode 182: 'Migrant Influx Should be Treated as Refugee Crisis'

Jul 11, 2014 Political refugee from Guatemala fled country in '80s; says children, youth fleeing Central America now should be granted status.

Episode 181: A Year Since Yarnell Fire, 'Support's Been Overwhelming'

Jun 27, 2014 Town tries to slowly recover from tragic deaths of 19 Hotshots, property destruction; hope to see community thrive.

Episode 180: Migrant Children Influx, 'What's Wrong at Point of Origin'

Jun 20, 2014 Nogales Mayor Arturo Garino suggests US to communicate with unaccompanied kids' native countries to find solutions to issue there, too.

Episode 179: 'Migrant Youths Have Options to Stay, Hard to Obtain'

Jun 13, 2014 Immigration law expert says unaccompanied, undocumented minors oftentimes go unrepresented in proceedings, don't know about their rights.

Episode 178: Wine Business in Arizona Blooming

Jun 6, 2014 In past 7 years, 17 wineries turned into 93, spreading through 3 different regions: Willcox, Sonoita-Elgin and Verde Valley.

Episode 177: Foster Parents, Child Advocates Demand Better System

May 30, 2014 Brewer signed Thurs. 2 child welfare agency overhaul bills establishing depart. that will replace CPS; alarming news last year of un-investigated abuse, neglect cases ignited plans for change.

Episode 176: Monument Fire Devastation, Revival of CO River Delta

May 23, 2014 Community remembers wildfire's devastation in Huachuca Mountains area; expanse of parched earth seeing early revival following Morelos Dam floodgates reopening for pulse flow into delta.

Episode 175: Legislature Preps for Special Session, Hoping to Reform Child Welfare System

May 16, 2014 A bi-partisan effort to establish reformed child welfare agency; director says some improvements have been made.

Episode 174: Slow But Steady Rebound for Arizona's Economy

May 9, 2014 Economists have released their forecast; what are businesses looking for in the workforce? What do coming years hold for state's growth?

Episode 173: Effects of 'El Chapo' Capture in Drug World; Will He Be Extradited?

May 2, 2014 Local border and legal experts discuss Joaquin 'Chapo' Guzman's capture, his drug lord legacy, what the future holds for Sinaloa Cartel.

Episode 172: Campaign Finance Reports, Legislative Session Adjourns

Apr 25, 2014 AZPM's Christopher Conover, Andrea Kelly discuss the finances; ruling over campaign finance; a look back at legislative highlights.

Episode 171: Solar Energy in Arizona, From Thermal Plants to Local Schools

Apr 18, 2014 The community of Gila Bend is home to the world's largest solar thermal energy plant; TUSD installing solar panels in more than 40 of its schools; insight from Arizona Corporation Commission.

Episode 170: District Charter Schools Struggle with Unstable Funds

Apr 11, 2014 Gov. Jan Brewer had asked for $33 million to fund public school district sponsored charter schools; state Legislature came up with about 75% of that.

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