June 2012

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne says he was surprised by today’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act by the U.S. Supreme Court. But he thinks a part of that decision could set the stage for a new legal doctrine.
June 28, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act. The court upheld the act by a 5-4 decision, with Chief Justice Roberts writing the majority opinion. KJZZ's Dennis Lambert spoke with Pete Wertheim of the Arizona Hospital Association about the ruling.
June 28, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. KJZZ's Dennis Lambert spoke with James E. Dalen, Dean Emeritus of the University of Arizona College of Medicine, about the decision.
June 28, 2012
The state and county Health Departments have confirmed the first case of West Nile Virus in a human this year. A Maricopa County woman in her 30s was declared the first official West Nile victim of 2012 on Wednesday.
June 27, 2012
Phoenix physician Dr Zuhdi Jasser talks about his book A Battle for the Soul of Islam, and explains the current struggle within Muslim communities with differing ideas. Jasser says there’s currently a battle of ideals between reformers and revivalists, the same sort of fight that led to the U.
June 27, 2012
The President and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry says he’s “absolutely thrilled” that Governor Jan Brewer has extended the regulatory review and moratorium for state agencies.
June 27, 2012
Former state lawmaker Chris Herstam and John MacDonald, owner of local lobbying and consulting firm Policy AZ, explain the reactions of politicians to the Supreme Court's ruling on SB 1070. Glenn Hamer, president and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce, talks about the perspective of the business community.
June 27, 2012
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton talks about the image overhaul Arizona needs in order to attract new businesses in the wake of the SB 1070 controversy. Stanton said he doesn’t think SB 1070 is good legislation, but Phoenix will follow the law as it should and is obligated to.
June 27, 2012
College football has adopted a four-team playoff to determine its national champion.  The new system will replace the Bowl Championship Series in the 2014 season.  Dennis Lambert was joined by Fiesta Bowl Executive Director Robert Shelton to discuss the new playoff and its impact on the Valley.
June 27, 2012
   Smoky voiced singer Cassandra Wilson's new CD is so atmospheric it takes you to another country, and that country is Italy.   We'll also travel with saxaphonist Javon Jackson to a Lucky 13, and hear Branford Marsalis and his band, "Playin' Tunes".
June 26, 2012

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