Arizona Edition

Friday at 9 am and Saturday at 11 am

News Director, Lou Gum

Hosted by Lou Gum, Arizona Edition, KAWC's news program, is our focus on the issues facing Arizona. Through interviews with local newsmakers, KAWC keeps you informed on issues in the region.

KAWC’s Lou Gum speaks with Rebecca Gau, Executive Director of Stand for Children Arizona on Arizona Edition.

Republican Paul Gosar has represented Arizona’s Congressional District 4 since 2013. He'll face competition from at least one optimistic Democrat in 2022.

Before Gosar's long tenure in CD4 he served a term representing CD1, before redistricting changed the map. He won a tight race for CD1 against Ann Kirpatrick in 2010, but since creation of CD4, Gosar has not won general election with less than 63 percent of the vote.

COVID-19 cases are up in Arizona, driven by the spread of the delta variant. On this Arizona Edition, KAWC’s Lou Gum speaks with Diana Gomez, Director of the Yuma County Health Services District.

Jonathan Athens Director of Communications, Cocopah Indian Tribe

Mosquito test samples in Yuma County showed positive cases of West Nile virus, a mosquito born illness that can transfer to humans.

This week a bipartisan group of 20 United States Senators announced a $1 trillion deal on infrastructure. Though the details are still to be worked out, the framework received the support of 17 Republicans in a procedural vote.