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September 12, 2014

August 29, 2014

August 21, 2014

  • School Funding  |   Video
    • A judge has ruled that the state must immediately pay schools $137 million for money lost during the Great Recession due to inflation. Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services talks about the ruling.

August 15, 2014

August 11, 2014

  • Vote 2014: Independent Voters  |   Video
    • The number of independent voters participating in this year’s primary election in Maricopa County could double. That is causing Republican Party officials concern, because many independents are choosing to vote on the Republican ticket. Hank Stephenson of the Arizona Capitol Times will discuss his story on the issue.

August 5, 2014

August 1, 2014

July 25, 2014

July 18, 2014

July 11, 2014

July 10, 2014

  • Government Spending   |   Video
    • In a two-day event at the State Capitol, Cox Communications and the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University will gather about 40 executive MBA students to learn about policy-making and budget decisions from some of the state’s top lawmakers, staff and advocates. The students, acting as lawmakers and advocates, will then pass their own budget in a mock legislative session. It’s an exercise to help students learn how business and the political process intersect. Gerry Keim, professor of management at the W. P. Carey School of Business at ASU, and Michelle Bolton, director of public affairs for Cox Communications, will discuss the event and concepts used by the students.

June 27, 2014

June 20, 2014

June 13, 2014

June 6, 2014

May 30, 2014

May 29, 2014

  • Special Legislative Session  |   Video
    • A special legislative session to revise Arizona’s system for protecting abused and neglected children was wrapped up. Jim Small, an editor with the Arizona Capitol Times, gives us an update.

May 28, 2014

  • Special Legislative Session  |   Video
    • Get an update on the special legislative session on day two of three scheduled days with Capitol Media Services reporter Howard Fischer.

May 27, 2014

  • Special Legislative Session  |   Video
    • Governor Jan Brewer has called the legislature into special session to revamp Child Protective Services. Ben Giles of the Arizona Capitol Times will bring us up to date.

May 23, 2014

May 16, 2014

May 9, 2014

May 7, 2014

  • Attorney General Tom Horne  |   Video
    • There are fresh allegations that Tom Horne and his staff may be violating campaign laws. Jeremy Duda of the Arizona Capitol Times will bring us up to date.

May 2, 2014

April 30, 2014

  • Redistricting Ruling  |   Video
    • A U.S. District court has ruled that Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission does not have to redraw maps for legislative district maps. Jeremy Duda of the Arizona Capitol Times will discuss the ruling.

April 25, 2014

April 23, 2014

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Jim Small from the Arizona Capitol Times will give us the latest news from the State Capitol in our weekly political update.

April 18, 2014

April 16, 2014

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Luige del Puerto from the Arizona Capitol Times will give us the latest news from the State Capitol in our weekly political update.

April 11, 2014

April 10, 2014

April 9, 2014

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Ben Giles from the Arizona Capitol Times will give us the latest news from the State Capitol in our weekly political update.

April 7, 2014

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • The state legislature brokers a budget deal. Jim Small of the Arizona Capitol Times will give us an update.

April 3, 2014

April 2, 2014

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Luige del Puerto from the Arizona Capitol Times will give us the latest news from the State Capitol in our weekly political update.

March 28, 2014

March 26, 2014

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Ben Giles from the Arizona Capitol Times will give us the latest news from the State Capitol in our weekly political update.

March 21, 2014

March 19, 2014

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Jim Small from the Arizona Capitol Times will give us the latest news from the state capitol in our weekly political update.

March 18, 2014

  • Minority Legislative Leadership  |   Video
    • Senate Minority Leader Anna Tovar and House Minority Leader Chad Campbell appear on Arizona Horizon monthly during the legislative session to give us their perspective on the latest from the State Capitol.

March 14, 2014

March 12, 2014

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Ben Giles, a reporter from the Arizona Capitol Times will give us the latest news from the State Capitol in our weekly political update.

March 7, 2014

March 5, 2014

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Luige del Puerto from the Arizona Capitol Times will give us the latest news from the State Capitol in our weekly political update.

February 28, 2014

February 26, 2014

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Hank Stephenson of the Arizona Capitol Times will give us the latest news from the State Capitol in our weekly legislative update.

February 21, 2014

February 19, 2014

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Jim Small from the Arizona Capitol Times will give us the latest news from the State Capitol in our weekly legislative update.

February 17, 2014

February 14, 2014

February 12, 2014

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Ben Giles from the Arizona Capitol Times will give us the latest news from the State Capitol in our weekly legislative update.

February 11, 2014

  • Republican Legislative Leaders   |   Video
    • Senate President Andy Biggs and House Speaker Andy Tobin will make their monthly appearance on Arizona Horizon to talk about the latest issues from the State Capitol.

February 7, 2014

February 6, 2014

  • Arizona ArtBeat: Arizona Arts Congress  |   Video
    • The Arizona Arts Congress will be held Wednesday, February 5. Hundreds of arts advocates from around the state will converge on the Arizona State Capitol to learn about legislative issues and meet with elected officials to let them know about the impact arts have on our state. Rusty Foley, executive director, Arizona Citizens for the Arts, and Steve Martin, managing director of Childsplay, will discuss the Arts Congress.

February 5, 2014

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Luige del Puerto of the the Arizona Capitol Times will give the latest news from the State Capitol in our weekly legislative update.

January 31, 2014

January 29, 2014

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Hank Stephenson from the Arizona Capitol Times will give the latest news from the State Capitol in our weekly legislative update.

January 28, 2014

  • Verde River Artwork  |   Video
    • Last April, 25 artists were sent by the Verde Valley Land Preservation organization on a 3-day, 2-night kayaking and camping tour down a 10-mile stretch of the Verde River. Artwork inspired from that trip is now a traveling exhibition that is currently at the State Capitol Executive Tower lobby. Steve Estes of Verde Valley Land Preservation and one of the participating artists Joanne Agostinelli, will discuss the effort and resulting artwork.

January 24, 2014

January 22, 2014

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Ben Giles from Arizona Capitol Times will give the latest news from the State Capitol in our weekly legislative update.

January 17, 2014

January 15, 2014

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Luige del Puerto of the Arizona Capitol Times will give the latest news from the state capitol in our first weekly legislative update of the session.

January 10, 2014

January 3, 2014

  • Journalists’ Year-in-Review  |   Video
    • Join Journalists Doug McEachern of the Arizona Republic, Steve Goldstein of KJZZ and Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services as they recap the year’s news, look back at the accuracy of their news predictions for 2013 and make new predictions for 2014 on the big news stories for the year.

December 27, 2013

  • Journalists’ Year-in-Review  |   Video
    • Join Journalists Doug McEachern of the Arizona Republic, Steve Goldstein of KJZZ and Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services as they recap the year’s news, look back at the accuracy of their news predictions for 2013 and make new predictions for 2014 on the big news stories for the year.

December 20, 2013

  • Journalists' Roundtable  |   Video
    • Join us for another edition of the Journalists’ Roundtable, as local reporters recap the big news of the week.

December 18, 2013

  • Campaign Contribution Limits Ruling  |   Video
    • The Arizona Supreme Court lifted a preliminary injunction against significantly higher campaign contribution limits that can be given to political candidates. Jeremy Duda, a reporter for the Arizona Capitol Times, will talk about the ruling.

December 13, 2013

  • Journalists' Roundtable  |   Video
    • Join us for another edition of the Journalists’ Roundtable, as local reporters recap the big news of the week.

December 6, 2013

November 22, 2013

November 15, 2013

November 13, 2013

  • Net Metering Hearings  |   Video
    • The Arizona Corporation Commission will have two days of hearings on a proposal by Arizona Public Service to cut incentives for those looking to install rooftop solar panels on their homes. Arizona Capitol Times reporter Luige del Puerto will talk about the issue.

October 30, 2013

  • Senate Democrats Shake Up  |   Video
    • Democrats in the state senate have ousted Minority Leader Leah Landrum Taylor and replaced her with Senator Anna Tovar as their leader. Arizona Capitol Times Reporter Luige del Puerto will discuss the situation.

October 25, 2013

October 18, 2013

October 17, 2013

  • Political Impact of Washington Fight  |   Video
    • President Obama has said there are no winners in the fight over the debt ceiling and government shutdown. However, the fight could impact upcoming elections. Arizona State University Pollster Bruce Merrill will talk about winners and losers from the drama in our nation’s capitol.

October 11, 2013

October 4, 2013

September 27, 2013

September 20, 2013

September 13, 2013

September 6, 2013

August 26, 2013

  • Senator Jeff Flake  |   Video
    • Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake will discuss issues being debated on Capitol Hill, such as immigration reform and the Affordable Care Act.

August 23, 2013

August 16, 2013

August 9, 2013

June 19, 2013

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Reporters from the Arizona Capitol Times will give us a post mortem on the just completed Arizona legislative session

June 12, 2013

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Join Arizona Capitol Times reporter Luige del Puerto for a weekly update from the Arizona Legislature.

June 5, 2013

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Join us for another weekly update of legislative news with Arizona Capitol Times Reporter Jim Small.

May 29, 2013

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Get the latest news from the state legislature in our weekly update with Arizona Capitol Times reporter Luige del Puerto.

May 27, 2013

  • WWII Memorial  |   Video
    • Construction is under way near the state capitol for a memorial to fallen World War Two soldiers. It will feature the names of the fallen soldiers written on a plaque that will be placed between the guns from the USS Arizona and the USS Missouri. Secretary of State Ken Bennett has spear-headed the drive for the memorial, and will tell us more.

May 22, 2013

May 15, 2013

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • A reporter from the Arizona Capitol Times will give us the latest news from the state legislature.

May 8, 2013

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • A reporter from the Arizona Capitol Times discusses the latest news from the state legislature.

May 1, 2013

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • A reporter from the Arizona Capitol Times will give us the latest news from the state legislature.

April 24, 2013

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Editor Jim Small from the Arizona Capitol Times will give us the latest news from the state legislature.

April 17, 2013

April 11, 2013

  • Legislative Leadership  |   Video
    • Join Senate President Andy Biggs and House Speaker Andy Tobin as they discuss the latest news from the state capitol, including whether progress is being made on the state budget.

April 10, 2013

April 3, 2013

March 29, 2013

March 27, 2013

March 20, 2013

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter will join us for a weekly update on news from the state legislature.

March 15, 2013

March 13, 2013

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter will join us for a weekly update on news from the state legislature.

March 8, 2013

March 6, 2013

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Join us for our weekly update from the Capitol with a reporter from the Arizona Capitol Times.

February 27, 2013

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Join us for our weekly update from the Capitol with a reporter from the Arizona Capitol Times.

February 19, 2013

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Join us for our weekly update from the Capitol with a reporter from the Arizona Capitol Times.

February 13, 2013

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • A reporter from the Arizona Capitol Times will discuss the latest news from the state capitol.

February 7, 2013

  • Legislative Leaders  |   Video
    • Join Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs and House Speaker Andy Tobin as they discuss the latest from the state capitol.

February 6, 2013

January 30, 2013

January 23, 2013

January 16, 2013

December 28, 2012

  • 2013 Journalists’ Predictions Special   |   Video
    • REPEAT FROM 12/21/12

      Journalists predict the news of 2013. Panelists include Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services, Doug MacEachearn of the Arizona Republic and Steve Goldstein of KJZZ.

December 21, 2012

December 13, 2012

  • Bill of Rights Monument  |   Video
    • The executive director of MyBillofRights.org, Chris Bliss, talks about the nation’s first Bill of Rights monument that is being dedicated on Bill of Rights Day, Saturday, December 15th, 2012 at the Arizona State Capitol.

October 12, 2012

October 2, 2012

  • Alleged Campaign Finance Violations  |   Video
    • Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services explains why Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is facing a civil enforcement action for allegedly breaking campaign finance laws.

August 22, 2012

  • Arizona Laws Challenged in Court  |   Video
    • Legal challenges to the “Papers Please” section of SB 1070 and the Arizona Legislature’s sweep of $50 million from a mortgage settlement fund were heard in court this week. Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services talks about the hearings and explains what the cases are all about.

August 2, 2012

  • New Arizona Laws  |   Video
    • Capitol Media Services reporter Howard Fischer talks about some of the new State laws that take effect today.

July 25, 2012

  • Arizona Abortion Law Hearing  |   Video
    • A federal judge in Phoenix heard testimony Wednesday on a legal challenge to a new Arizona law, set to go into effect August 2nd, that bans abortions after 20 weeks. Capitol Media Services reporter Howard Fischer describes what was said during and after the hearing.

July 13, 2012

May 2, 2012

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter provides a mid-week update on news from the Arizona state legislature.

April 27, 2012

April 25, 2012

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter provides a mid-week update on news from the Arizona State Legislature.

April 18, 2012

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter provides a mid-week update on news from the Arizona State Legislature.

April 11, 2012

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter provides a mid-week update on news from the Arizona State Legislature.

April 4, 2012

April 2, 2012

  • Tom Horne Investigation  |   Video
    • Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is being investigated by the FBI for possibly violating campaign finance laws. Jeremy Duda of the Arizona Capitol Times talks about the investigation.

March 28, 2012

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter provides a mid-week update on news from the Arizona State Legislature.

March 27, 2012

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter provides a mid-week update on news from the Arizona State Legislature.

March 26, 2012

March 21, 2012

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter provides a mid-week update on news from the Arizona State Legislature.

March 14, 2012

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter provides a mid-week update on news from the Arizona State Legislature.

March 7, 2012

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter provides a mid-week update on news from the Arizona State Legislature.

February 29, 2012

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter provides a mid-week update on news from the Arizona State Legislature.

February 24, 2012

February 22, 2012

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter provides a mid-week update on news from the Arizona State Legislature.

February 15, 2012

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter provides a mid-week update on news from the Arizona State Legislature.

February 8, 2012

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter, Luige del Puerto, provides a mid-week update on news from the Arizona State Legislature.

February 1, 2012

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter provides a mid-week update on news from the Arizona State Legislature.

January 25, 2012

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter provides a mid-week update on news from the Arizona State Legislature.

January 18, 2012

  • Legislative Update
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter provides a mid-week update on news from the Arizona State Legislature.

January 13, 2012

January 11, 2012

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • The Arizona Capitol Times provides a mid-week update on news from the Arizona State Legislature.

January 5, 2012

  • Senator Bundgaard Ethics Hearing  |   Video
    • Jim Small of the Arizona Capitol Times provides an update on the Senate Ethics Committee investigation of an ethics complaint against State Senator Scott Bundgaard.

December 23, 2011

  • Journalists' Predictions  |   Video
    • Horizon’s panel of journalists predict the news of 2012. Panelists include Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services, Doug MacEachearn of the Arizona Republic and Steve Goldstein of KJZZ.

November 22, 2011

  • Arizona Capitol Times: Capitol Roadshow  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times is preparing to travel across Arizona with its Capitol Roadshow. Ginger Lamb, Vice President and Publisher of the Arizona Capitol Times talks about this effort to educate and engage more Arizonans in the political process .

November 11, 2011

November 3, 2011

August 26, 2011

August 12, 2011

August 5, 2011

July 29, 2011

July 20, 2011

  • New Arizona Laws  |   Video
    • July 20th is the general effective date for laws passed during the most recent regular session of the Arizona State Legislature. Jim Small and Luige del Puerto of the Arizona Capitol Times talk about some of the new laws that are now on the books.

July 4, 2011

June 14, 2011

June 10, 2011

May 27, 2011

April 20, 2011

April 13, 2011

April 8, 2011

April 6, 2011

March 30, 2011

March 23, 2011

March 18, 2011

March 2, 2011

February 25, 2011

February 23, 2011

February 16, 2011

February 9, 2011

February 2, 2011

January 26, 2011

January 19, 2011

January 12, 2011

January 10, 2011

  • Congresswoman Giffords   |   Video
    • Before being elected to Congress, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords served in the Arizona State Legislature. Former State Senator Ken Cheuvront and Senator Linda Lopez, who served with Giffords at the State Capitol, talk about their colleague and close friend.

December 31, 2010

  • Journalists Predictions  |   Video
    • Horizon’s panel of journalists predict the news of 2011. Panelists include Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services, Doug MacEachearn of the Arizona Republic and Steve Goldstein of KJZZ.

December 24, 2010

  • Journalists Predictions  |   Video
    • Horizon’s panel of journalists predict the news of 2011. Panelists include Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services, Doug MacEachearn of the Arizona Republic and Steve Goldstein of KJZZ.

December 8, 2010

  • Employer Sanctions Law  |   Video
    • On the day the United States Supreme Court is hearing a case about Arizona’s employer sanctions law, ASU law professor Andy Hessick explains the legal questions involved. Also, Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services reports from Washington.

November 26, 2010

November 19, 2010

November 5, 2010

October 27, 2010

  • Citizenship for Voting  |   Video
    • An appeals court ruling strikes down Arizona’s requirement for proof of citizenship when voting. Capitol Media Services Howard Fischer explains the ruling.

October 22, 2010

October 15, 2010

September 24, 2010

September 10, 2010

August 27, 2010

August 13, 2010

July 30, 2010

July 23, 2010

July 16, 2010

July 14, 2010

  • The Political Impact of SB 1070  |   Video
    • Director of ASU's School of Government, Politics and Global Studies Dr. Patrick Kenney and ASU Political Science Professor Emeritus Dr. Bruce Merrill talk about how the battle over Arizona’s immigration law could impact the upcoming elections and the political landscape in both Arizona and the nation’s capitol.

July 9, 2010

June 28, 2010

  • State Capitol Renewal  |   Video
    • Today it functions mainly as a museum, but an effort is underway to put the original Arizona State Capitol building back into legislative service. Former Phoenix Mayor and Chairman of the Arizona Capitol Centennial Committe John Driggs and Phoenix Architect Don Ryden discuss the planning process that was recently approved by Legislative Council.

June 25, 2010

June 21, 2010

June 18, 2010

June 11, 2010

May 28, 2010

May 25, 2010

  • Immigration Law Side Effect  |   Video
    • According to a report by the Arizona Capitol Times, Arizona’s new immigration law will allow more undocumented residents to apply for temporary work visas and permanent U.S. citizenship. Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small explains this side effect of the law.

May 14, 2010

April 30, 2010

April 28, 2010

April 23, 2010

April 14, 2010

April 7, 2010

April 2, 2010

March 31, 2010

March 26, 2010

March 24, 2010

March 19, 2010

March 12, 2010

March 5, 2010

March 3, 2010

February 26, 2010

February 24, 2010

February 19, 2010

February 17, 2010

February 12, 2010

February 11, 2010

February 10, 2010

February 5, 2010

February 3, 2010

  • Legislative Update
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter provides a mid-week legislative update.

January 29, 2010

January 25, 2010

January 22, 2010

January 20, 2010

January 15, 2010

December 30, 2009

  • 2009 Journalists' Predictions  |   Video
    • Local journalists predict the news of 2010 and look back at the accuracy of their predictions for 2009. Journalists include Doug MacEachern of the Arizona Republic, Steve Goldstein of KJZZ radio and Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services.

December 18, 2009

  • 2009 Journalists' Predictions  |   Video
    • Local journalists predict the news of 2010 and look back at the accuracy of their predictions for 2009. Journalists include Doug MacEachern of the Arizona Republic, Steve Goldstein of KJZZ radio and Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services.

November 23, 2009

  • Special Session Update  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small discusses the recently-concluded special legislative session that resulted in $300 million of new budget cuts.

November 20, 2009

November 6, 2009

October 30, 2009

October 16, 2009

October 9, 2009

September 25, 2009

September 11, 2009

September 4, 2009

September 2, 2009

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small brings us up to date on the latest from the state capitol.

August 26, 2009

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small provides an update on the state budget after lawmakers adjourned the special session, sine die. It’s a move that gives the Governor 10 days to consider signing the budget that’s nearly identical to one she previously vetoed.

August 21, 2009

August 19, 2009

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small has the latest on the legislature’s efforts to send another budget to the Governor.

August 12, 2009

  • Senate Press Room  |   Video
    • After decades with an office in the state Senate building, the Capitol Press Corps is being forced to move out of the Senate. Reporters talk about move, how it will change the way they cover the legislature, and what they’ll remember about reporting on state government from the Senate Press Room.

July 31, 2009

July 30, 2009

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small talks about the legislature’s latest budget breakdown. Governor Jan Brewer and Republican legislative leaders have agreed to a new budget plan, but they continue to struggle to find enough votes to pass it.

July 17, 2009

July 15, 2009

  • SCA Political Contribution  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times Reporter Jim Small discusses the latest revelations about SCA, an unregistered political committee that contributed more than $100,000 to the Arizona Republican Party during the 2008 election season.

July 7, 2009

  • Special Session Update  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small talks about a productive first day of the special session that culminated in a bipartisan effort to restore $3.2 billion in funding to K-12 education.

July 1, 2009

  • Capitol Update  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times’ Jim Small reports on the latest from the state capitol.

June 24, 2009

  • Capitol Update  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small gives us the latest on what’s happening at the state capitol, including the most recent news on the budget stalemate.

June 17, 2009

June 12, 2009

June 10, 2009

May 29, 2009

May 27, 2009

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small has the latest legislative news from the state capitol.

May 20, 2009

May 13, 2009

May 8, 2009

May 6, 2009

April 29, 2009

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small has the latest legislative news from the state capitol.

April 22, 2009

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small brings viewers up to date on the latest from the state capitol.

April 17, 2009

April 8, 2009

April 1, 2009

March 27, 2009

March 25, 2009

March 18, 2009

February 27, 2009

February 25, 2009

February 18, 2009

February 13, 2009

February 12, 2009

  • Statehood Celebration  |   Video
    • Arizona turns 97 on Feb. 14. We look at the Statehood Day activities taking place at the state capitol building and review the latest preparations for Arizona's centennial celebration in 2012.

February 11, 2009

February 4, 2009

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small reports on the latest from the state legislature.
  • Times Past  |   Video
    • The Arizona Capitol Times published a book about Arizona's past, filled with stories you’ve probably never heard. Arizona Capitol Times publisher Ginger Lamb gives us a glimpse inside the new book, Times Past: Reflections from Arizona History.

January 28, 2009

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small updates us on the latest from the state legislature

January 26, 2009

  • Legislature A to Z: Budget  |   Video
    • Arizona's budget is $1.6 billion in the red, and that's just for this fiscal year. In the first of our four-part series on important issues before lawmakers, two state lawmakers debate over the best way to solve the budget deficit.
  • Cardinals Rally  |   Video
    • It was a sea of red as Cardinals fans gathered at Sky Harbor Airport to send off the team to its first-ever Superbowl. Several dignitaries and players spoke at the rally.
  • Times Past  |   Video
    • The Arizona Capitol Times published a book about Arizona's past, filled with stories youve probably never heard. Capitol Times publisher Ginger Lamb gives us a glimpse inside the new book, Times Past: Reflections from Arizona History.

January 21, 2009

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small reports on the latest from the state legislature.

December 26, 2008

  • Journalists Roundtable Year-ender  |   Video
    • Ted Simons sits down with journalists Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services, The Tribune's Mark Flatten and The Arizona Republic's Doug MacEachern to look back at the year's top stories and give predictions for 2009.

December 10, 2008

  • Oral Arguments: School Vouchers  |   Video
    • On Dec. 9, the Arizona Supreme Court heard oral arguments on a constitutional challenge to Arizona's school voucher programs for disabled and foster kids. HORIZON presents the highlights.
  • school District Redistricting  |   Video
    • Marty Shultz, chairman of the Arizona School District Redistricting Commission, discusses the outcome of recent elections to unify some state school districts and future plans to further consolidate school districts across Arizona.

November 14, 2008

  • Journalists Roundtable  |   Video
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

October 17, 2008

  • Journalists Roundtable  |   Video
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

August 14, 2008

July 25, 2008

  • Journalists Roundtable  |   Video
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

July 11, 2008

  • Journalists Roundtable  |   Video
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

July 4, 2008

June 25, 2008

June 17, 2008

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small joins us with the latest legislative news and highlights from the Arizona State Capitol.

June 12, 2008

  • Employer Sanctions Ruling  |   Video
    • Arizona's law that prohibits the intentional hiring of illegal immigrants gets a hearing before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. Arizona Capitol Media Services reporter Howard Fischer will provide an update.

June 11, 2008

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small joins us to discuss the latest legislative news from the Arizona State Capitol.

June 6, 2008

  • Journalists Roundtable  |   Video
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

May 21, 2008

  • Legislative Update
    • Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small updates us on the latest legislative news.
  • Arizona's Ailing Economy
    • We continue our series on the economy with a look at inflation. Arizona State University Economist Tracy Clark will tell us about rising prices and why they are occurring.
  • University Stimulus Plan
    • Arizona's universities are seeking a construction funding package of $1.4 billion from the state. Fred DuVal, an Arizona Board of Regents member, will tell us about the plan.

May 13, 2008

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • We'll have news from the state capitol and a look at politics around Arizona in HORIZONs weekly legislative update.
  • Phoenix Visitor Center  |   Video
    • Its National Tourism Week and a new, state-of-the-art visitor information center is being unveiled in downtown Phoenix. With the price of gas at record highs, rather than traveling this summer, you might consider visiting some of the attractions right here in Arizona. The new center provides access to location-specific information about the Grand Canyon State.
  • Marriage Amendment  |   Video
    • A bill that would place a measure on the ballot to amend the constitution to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman has passed the state house of representatives. SCR 1042 has been at the center of some heated debate. The legislation now moves to the senate. Representative Kyrsten Sinema and Peter Gentala, General Counsel for the Center for Arizona Policy join Horizon to talk more about the marriage amendment.

May 7, 2008

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • A reporter from the Arizona Capitol Times brings us up to speed on the latest news from the Arizona State Capitol.
  • school District Mismanagement  |   Video
    • Governor Janet Napolitano recently signed a bill allowing the state to take over an entire school district for what the bill terms systemic educational mismanagement. The Roosevelt Elementary District in Phoenix could be the first district to which the law is applied. A representative of the Roosevelt District and a legislator who sponsored the bill join us to discuss the issue.

April 30, 2008

April 25, 2008

  • Journalists Roundtable  |   Video
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

April 23, 2008

April 17, 2008

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Join Arizona Republic columnist Bob Robb as he brings us up to date on the latest developments from the state capitol.

April 11, 2008

  • Journalists Roundtable  |   Video
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

April 9, 2008

April 2, 2008

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • An Arizona Capitol Times reporter joins us to talk about the latest news and highlights from the State Legislature.

March 28, 2008

  • Journalists Roundtable  |   Video
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

March 26, 2008

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • A reporter from the Arizona Capitol Times talks about the latest from the state capitol
  • English Learner Funding  |   Video
    • How much additional money will it take to educate Arizona�s English Language Learners (ELLs), $40 million or $300 million? State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne and Arizona School Administrators Association President Greg Wyman talk about their differing cost estimates.

March 20, 2008

  • Legislative Update
    • A reporter from the Arizona Capitol Times will bring us up to date on the latest from the state Legislature.
  • senator Kyl
    • Arizona Senator Jon Kyl will talk about issues such as immigration, the war in Iraq and Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign.

March 14, 2008

  • Journalists Roundtable  |   Video
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

February 27, 2008

February 19, 2008

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • We hear from Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jim Small about some of the key issues state lawmakers are working on this week.
  • Jamie Clarke  |   Video
    • Jamie Clarke is the only man to accomplish the dual feats of reaching the summit of Mount Everest and crossing Arabia's Empty Quarter. Clarke visited the Valley recently and spoke with Merry Lucero about his appreciation for Arizona's environment and other issues.
  • CPS Bills  |   Video
    • state lawmakers are working on legislation to make certain records on child-welfare cases and court proceedings more accessible and to improve communications in Arizona's Child Protective Services. The proposals are part of a number of bills dealing with CPS.

February 12, 2008

  • Legislative Update  |   Video
    • Jim Small of the Arizona Capitol Times joins us to talk about the big issues at the state legislature.
  • Widespread Flu  |   Video
    • The flu has now spread across Arizona, earning the state the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions highest flu-activity designation. Will Humble, assistant director for health preparedness for the Arizona Department of Health Services, shares the latest news on the flu and talks about the importance of prevention.
  • Love Your Kids  |   Video
    • Roughly 130,000 children in Arizona qualify for KidsCare but are not enrolled. "Love Your Kids" is the first-ever statewide KidsCare enrollment event. Its goal is to raise awareness for the low-cost health insurance available to many of Arizona's working families, and to help qualifying families apply. Dana Naimark, president & CEO of Childrens Action Alliance, tells us more about the event.

February 1, 2008

  • Journalists Roundtable  |   Video
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

January 31, 2008

  • Presidential Preference Election  |   Video
    • Arizona's Presidential Preference Election is next Tuesday, and early ballots are slow coming. Also, there's confusion about polling places. Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell will give voters the latest information on those issues and more.
  • Legislature A to Z: Other Bills  |   Video
    • We wrap our three-part series on the Arizona Legislature with a look at bills unrelated to the budget or immigration. Among them, a bill that would help consumers deal with cell phone companies and a bill that would allow guns in schools. Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services will bring us up to date.
  • super Bowl Gala  |   Video
    • HORIZON takes you to Wednesday's Super Bowl Gala that featured several NFL Hall of Famers.

January 7, 2008

  • Journalists Year in Review  |   Video
    • Each year, three local journalists' join HORIZON to make predictions on major news events for the upcoming year, and to review their predictions for the passing year. Mark Flatten of the East Valley Tribune, Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services and Doug MacEachern of the Arizona Republic have better records than most television prognosticators. Find out how they did.

December 28, 2007

  • Journalists' Year in Review  |   Video
    • Each year, three local journalists' make predictions about major news events for the upcoming year, review their predictions for the previous year. Mark Flatten of the Tribune, Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services and Doug MacEachern of the Arizona Republic have better records than most T.V. psychics. Find out how they did.

November 14, 2007

October 24, 2007

  • Phoenix New Times Investigation
    • An update on a judges decision to unseal secret grand-jury documents related to the Phoenix New Times Investigation by the Maricopa County Attorneys Office.
  • Arizona's Immigration Strategy Part 3
    • Well examine a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court that challenges the constitutionality of Arizonas employer-sanctions law.
  • Tom Donohue
    • HORIZON discusses immigration strategy with the president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

September 19, 2007

  • New Arizona Laws
    • Hundreds of new state laws became effective today, ninety days after the end of the legislative session. Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Service tells us what some of those laws will do.

August 16, 2007

  • Congressman Harry Mitchell
    • First-term Congressman Harry Mitchell of Tempe returns to HORIZON to talk about his first six months on Capitol Hill.

July 4, 2007

April 30, 2007

  • At the Capitol
    • Two political consultants discuss the issues currently being considered at the Arizona Capitol.

April 25, 2007

  • Legislative Update
    • Arizona Republic reporter, Mary Jo Pitzl provides an update on the State Budget, and other news from the State Capitol.

April 23, 2007

  • At the Capitol
    • Tequida & Gutierrez political consultant John Loredo, a former state legislator, debates issues preoccupying state government with Bret Mecum, communications director of the Arizona Republican Party.

April 16, 2007

  • At the Capitol
    • Bob Grossfeld of The Media Guys and Barrett Marson, director of communications for the State House of Representatives, debate issues currently boiling at the Capitol.

April 9, 2007

  • At the Capitol
    • We begin a new Monday night segment in which political representatives square off on state government issues. Tonight, it's Barrett Marson, Director of Communications for the State House of Representatives and Bob Grossfeld, of The Media Guys, Inc.

February 13, 2007

  • Domestic Violence
    • Domestic violence is a big issue right now at the State Legislature. Chris Groninger, Systems Advocate, AZ Coalition Against Domestic Violence, joins us to update the progress of several domestic violence-related bills as they come up for key votes at capitol.

February 1, 2007

  • Arizona Capitol Times
    • The Arizona Capitol Times, which covers the state capitol, is celebrating it's 100th anniversary. Learn more about the founding of the paper.

January 31, 2007

  • Legislative Update
    • Arizona Republic Capitol reporter Matthew Benson joins us to go over the stories making news at the Legislature this week.
  • Arizona Parenting Kit
    • Marilee Dal Pra of the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust and Davina Garcia of Phoenix Baptist Hospital join us to discuss a new parenting tool that helps answer expecting parents questions. It's called the Arizona Parents Kit, and it is being distributed at many Maricopa County hospitals.

January 11, 2007

  • Capitol Mall Makeover
    • A group of University of Arizona Landscaping Architecture students have come up with plans to renovate the Mall at the Arizona State Capitol. We'll tell you more about their plans.

December 29, 2006

  • Journalists Roundtable Year-Ender
    • Michael Grant sits down with journalists Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services, The Tribune's Mark Flatten and The Arizona Republic's Doug MacEachern to look back at the year's top stories and give predictions for 2007.

December 22, 2006

November 10, 2006

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Dont miss HORIZONs weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the weeks top stories.

October 31, 2006

  • Election Analysis
    • some of the races in this mid-term election are tightening. Voters are being bombarded with campaign ads on the candidates and propositions. One week out from election day we'll have analysis on the contentious races with capitol reporter Howie Fischer.
  • Voting
    • New laws have gone into effect for next week's election. New identification requirements are in effect, as well as a new law to eliminate long election lines. Get the details as Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell and County Elections Director Karen Osborne explain the changes for voting on November 7.

October 13, 2006

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Dont miss HORIZONs weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the weeks top stories.

September 14, 2006

  • Governor loses battle over line item veto
  • Proposition 200
    • A proposition on the November ballot would give some lucky voter in Arizona a million dollars for voting. But is it the right idea? We'll talk to people on both sides of the issue.
  • Proposition 301
    • Current law states that people convicted for the first or second time for drug possession or use get probation rather than jail or prison time. Prop 301 would amend current law so that a person who is convicted for the first or second time of personal possession or use of meth can be sentenced to a term in jail or prison. The change in the law would allow judges to use a jail term as a condition of probation to force meth users to comply with court mandated drug rehab.
  • New Mesa police chef
    • Last month, city of Mesa officially welcomed a new police chief, George Gascon, 28-year veteran of the Los Angeles police department. Most recently assistance police chief at that department. Gascon replaces former chief Dennis Donna who retired in January. Gascon talked with Horizonte host, Jose Cardenas about his new job.

September 5, 2006

  • Labor Day Rally
    • A coalition of organizations supporting immigrants' rights will be staging a rally on Labor Day at the Arizona State Capitol to register Hispanic voters and introduce candidates. Find out more about the effort.

August 24, 2006

  • New UA President
    • The University of Arizona's new president is Robert Shelton from the University of North Carolina. He talks about his goals for the university with host Michael Grant.
  • ELL Ruling
    • A federal appeals court has ruled against a new law funding programs for English Language Learners. The court also ruled against fines levied against the state in the English learning lawsuit. Arizona Republic columnist Richard Ruelas will explain the ruling.
  • Pluto Demoted
    • Pluto is no longer a planet. It has been demoted to "dwarf planet" status. The International Astronomical Union stripped Pluto of planetary status it's held since being discovered at an Arizona observatory in 1930. Dr. Phil Christensen, Regents Professor in the Department of Geological Science at Arizona State University, joins us to talk about the change.

July 21, 2006

  • Journalists' Roundtable
    • Dont miss HORIZONs weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the weeks top stories.

July 4, 2006

June 30, 2006

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Dont miss HORIZONs weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the weeks top stories.

June 16, 2006

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Dont miss HORIZONs weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the weeks top stories.

June 2, 2006

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Dont miss HORIZONs weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the weeks top stories.

May 12, 2006

May 9, 2006

  • scottsdale Proposition 402
    • On May 16, voters in Scottsdale will decide whether to raise the base expenditure limit for the City. President of the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce Rick Kidder and Political Consultant Lamar Whitmer join HORIZON host Michael Grant.
  • Immigration legislation

April 10, 2006

  • Immigration March
    • More than one hundred thousand people are expected to march on the state capitol Monday over immigration reform. Arizona Republic Columnists Richard Ruelas and Bob Robb offer their opinions about the likely political effects of the demonstrations.

March 28, 2006

  • Legislative Leadership
    • The state legislature is working on issues such as immigration, the state budget and English Language Learning at the State Capitol. Senate President Ken Bennett and House Speaker Jim Weiers join us in the studio for an update on those issues and others.

March 24, 2006

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Dont miss HORIZONs weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the weeks top stories.

February 28, 2006

  • Eminent Domain
    • In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision concerning eminent domain powers, a flurry of legislation is making its way through the capitol. Representatives Chuck Gray and Tom Prezelski discuss the issue.

February 24, 2006

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Dont miss HORIZONs weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the weeks top stories.

February 17, 2006

February 10, 2006

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Dont miss HORIZONs weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the weeks top stories.

January 27, 2006

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Dont miss HORIZONs weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the weeks top stories.

January 13, 2006

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Dont miss HORIZONs weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the weeks top stories.

January 6, 2006

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Dont miss HORIZONs weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the weeks top stories.

December 30, 2005

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Michael Grant sits down with journalists Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services, The Tribune's Mark Flatten and The Arizona Republic's Doug MacEachern to look back at the year's top stories and make predictions for 2006.

December 23, 2005

  • Journalists' Roundtable Year-Ender
    • Michael Grant sits down with journalists Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services, The Tribune's Mark Flatten and The Arizona Republic's Doug MacEachern to look back at the year's top stories and give predictions for 2006.

December 9, 2005

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Dont miss HORIZONs weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the weeks top stories.

November 11, 2005

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Dont miss HORIZONs weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the weeks top stories.

October 28, 2005

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Horizon 's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

October 19, 2005

  • Role of religion in international relations
    • Join Michael Grant for a conversation with Marc Gopin, a leading expert on the role of religion in international relations and conflict resolution. Gopin is the James H. Laue Professor of Religion, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University.
  • Redistricting ruling
    • Arizona's congressional district map has been upheld by a state appellate court, but the same court ordered a trial judge to reconsider whether Arizona's legislative district map is constitutional. Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services will explain the ruling and what's next for the maps.
  • DATOS 2005
    • Hispanic purchasing power continues to grow in Arizona. That growth is tracked in the latest DATOS report issued by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Salt River Project. Harry Garewal of the Arizona Hispanic Chamber joins HORIZONTE Host Jos Crdenas for a conversation about the Hispanic market.

September 16, 2005

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

September 2, 2005

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

August 26, 2005

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

August 19, 2005

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

August 18, 2005

  • Arizona's Capitol Women
    • Last year, the group "Women Impacting Public Policy" hosted an awards ceremony and forum at the Wrigley Mansion featuring Arizona's three female Governors, and Horizon was there to capture the historic event. Arizona is the only state in the U.S. to have three female governors.

July 29, 2005

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

July 15, 2005

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

July 8, 2005

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

July 1, 2005

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

June 3, 2005

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Don't miss HORIZON's weekly roundtable where local reporters get a chance to review the week's top stories.

May 17, 2005

  • Arizona Capitol Times
    • "The Arizona Capitol Times" newspaper is sold. We'll look at the legacy of the publisher whose grandfather started covering the legislature almost 100 years ago.

April 22, 2005

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • Former Maricopa County attorney Rick Romley announced that he will not run for Governor, joining a growing list of Republican candidates who will sit out the race. The Minuteman Project, which has patrolled the Mexican border this month wrap up early as two leaders prepare to take their case to Washington. And the Arizona legislature prepared a bill to help the Fiesta Bowl land the 2007 national championship game over the objection of the NFL.

April 8, 2005

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • some state lawmakers making the trek to Southern Arizona border to check up on the minuteman project. It appears progress is being made between Governor Janet Napolitano and Republican legislative leaders on a new budget agreement, with some suggesting the two sides are getting close to a deal. And just a week after announcing a plan for a ballot initiative on classroom spending that proposal has run into trouble.

April 6, 2005

  • Legislative update
    • An update from a Capitol reporter about the State legislature, where lawmakers continue to look for a compromise on the State's budget.

April 5, 2005

  • Vouchers/Tuiton Tax Credits
    • The issue of school vouchers is back in Arizona's capitol for the first time in almost a decade. The senate has okayed a bill for the senate to provide money for private school tuition. "Horizon" looks at school choice issues at the legislature.

February 18, 2005

  • Journalists Roundtable
    • The City of Phoenix released the results of its investigation into the month's water debacle. Groundbreaking was held for the start on the valley's new light rail system. State lawmakers are once again trying to make changes to the controversial AIMS test.
  • Arizona Stories: Bola Ties
    • Horizon continues the Arizona Stories series with a look at an Arizona original, the Bola tie.

February 16, 2005

  • Legislative Update
    • Human cloning and guns in bars - they are all the subject of some legislation in the works at the State Capitol. Horizon has an update.

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