February 2012

Mayor of Mesa Scott Smith, NPR Washington senior editor Ron Elving, and ASU assistant professor at the School of Letters and Sciences Kelly McDonald explain the significance of the Mesa Presidential Primary Debate for candidates and the state of Arizona.
February 22, 2012
Last week the Phoenix New Times released a story about Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu threatening his Hispanic ex-lover with deportation if he made their relationship public. Tim McGuire, the Frank Russell Chair for the Business of Journalism at Arizona State’s Walter Cronkite School, talks about the media’s responsibilities when reporting on the personal lives of elected officials.
February 22, 2012
Dennis Welch, managing editor of The Arizona Guardian, talks about the most recent budget plan presented by Republicans and why Governor Jan Brewer is concerned. At the state capitol, Republican lawmakers have presented a no-growth budget plan, which proposes no new spending above the current level.
February 22, 2012
Here and Now takes a look back at Arizona presidential candidates, and the excellent sense of humor they’ve maintained after a century-long streak of losses.Wes Gullett, Fred DuVal and Terry Bracy all have something in common.
February 22, 2012
Imagine a medical treatment uniquely designed for you.Science fiction or fact? Examine the potential of Personalized Medicine during an Arizona SciTech forum presented by KJZZ and Rio Salado College on March 8, 2012.
February 22, 2012
Republicans will gather outside of Phoenix on Wednesday for the last prime-time presidential primary debate before Super Tuesday. All eyes will be on Rick Santorum, the latest candidate to challenge Mitt Romney’s grip on the nomination.
February 22, 2012
What could be the most important debate among Republican Presidential candidates takes place tonight in Mesa. It’s the last debate before Super Tuesday when ten states hold primary elections. And as Paul Atkinson reports from Phoenix, issues important to Arizona will play a role in the debate.
February 21, 2012
Legislative committees in the Arizona House and Senate today approved a budget plan crafted by GOP leaders. But the plan appears to be at odds with the proposal put forward last month by Governor Jan Brewer.
February 21, 2012
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday appointed Phil Lovas to fill a vacancy. This is the second vacancy in that legislative district.  KJZZ’s Al Macias reports. Lovas was appointed to fill the vacancy when representative Judy Burgess was named to replace former state senator Scott Bundgaard.
February 21, 2012

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