The Buzz

The Buzz: What happens when Washington comes to town?

Feb 23, 2024 The Buzz rides along as a federal advisor goes on a tour with city officials.

The Buzz: Changes to Arizona's elections

Feb 16, 2024 Election moves come as the state prepares for more mandatory recounts.

The Buzz: Organ and tissue donation in Arizona

Feb 9, 2024 A look at how transplants happen, and what it's like to live through one.

The Buzz: Arizona's tax credit system

Feb 2, 2024 Not many states allow dollar-for-dollar tax credits for some donations, but Arizona does, and thousands of organizations are on the list.

The Buzz: Combatting Generational Poverty in Pima County

Jan 26, 2024 A new effort aims to help those who are born into poverty move up the socio-economic ladder.

The Buzz: How the state went from a surplus to a deficit

Jan 19, 2024 Two economists walk through how the state is facing a projected $1.7 billion deficit by the end of FY 25 after starting last year with a $2.5 billion surplus.

The Buzz: How the Israel-Hamas conflict is influencing classrooms in Arizona

Jan 5, 2024 Protests supporting both Palestine and Israel have made their way to Arizona's college campuses and responses from stakeholders at both the state and university levels have brought criticism.

The Buzz: Looking back and ahead at our economy

Dec 29, 2023 Economists say growth is likely to slow, but not stop, in the region and nation.

The Buzz: A legislative look-ahead at water and agriculture

Dec 22, 2023 The new legislative session is weeks away, so we look at the state's top water user.

The Buzz: Arizona navigates legal uncertainty with two conflicting abortion bans

Dec 16, 2023 Arizona contends with a legal tangle over two conflicting abortion laws, leaving providers and patients in uncertainty.

The Buzz: A legislative look ahead into education policy

Dec 8, 2023 This week we talked with both the county and state school superintendent about universal school vouchers and teacher retention.

The Buzz: a legislative look ahead into criminal justice reform

Dec 1, 2023 The new legislative session begins in January, so we asked those close to reform initiatives what they believe is expected.

The Buzz: Why a 32-year-old federal law has failed to bring Native American remains home

Nov 24, 2023 A federal law was supposed to ensure returns of most remains by 1995. So why are thousands of Arizona tribal remains still not back with their people?

The Buzz: Does Housing First Work?

Nov 17, 2023 Housing First was a topic of debate in recent Tucson city elections, so we ask experts about the evidence.

The Buzz: Recapping off-year election results

Nov 10, 2023 Education bonds and overrides largely succeed around the state, and Democrats continue Tucson government dominance.

The Buzz examines Southern Arizona's home rental market

Nov 3, 2023 Rent costs have outpaced wage growth, leading to issues for many renters and growth in help for those households.

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