KJZZ News

Candidates for three City Council seats are on the ballot as well as three propositions.
Mar. 12, 2018
Now that the Justice Department has sued California over its sanctuary cities laws, what can neighboring Arizona expect?
Mar. 12, 2018
The James Beard Awards are like the Oscars of the food world and this year, three Arizona chefs were named as semifinalists for Best Chef: Southwest. All three came into KJZZ studios recently to talk more about that and how they would like to see Arizona become a real food town.
Mar. 12, 2018
There’s a presidential election coming up in Russia, but there’s little doubt about what the result will be. That’s just one of the big stories in the coming days on the international stage — here for KJZZ's weekly look ahead to the next week is the BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
Mar. 12, 2018
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a class action lawsuit against the federal government on Friday for separating immigrant families. In the suit they claim that hundreds of families have been split up, and ask a judge to declare family separation illegal.
Mar. 12, 2018
A national price protection program for cotton farmers starts this week. Arizona is one of three states receiving the highest payouts.
Mar. 12, 2018
President Trump is moving to apply tariffs to steel and aluminum imports, with exceptions possibly being carved out for Mexico, Canada and Australia. In a recent editorial, The Arizona Republic explored the issue of tariffs with the focus on sugar from Mexico. Editorial Director Phil Boas is here for his weekly appearance to talk about it.
Mar. 12, 2018
And now it’s time for The Quiz Show!
Mar. 12, 2018
Television dramas aren’t supposed to be exactly true to life. They’re supposed to be entertaining and give us some idea of what being a doctor or attorney or private investigator is like. The terminology is often pretty accurate but the rest of it can be hit or miss.
Mar. 12, 2018
Election season is on the way, which means you'll be seeing and hearing a plethora of campaign ads for candidates. That also means the phrase “I approve this message” will be ubiquitous. Do those four words really mean anything, though, when it comes to believability of a candidate and his or her promises?
Mar. 12, 2018
Most states have their fair share of strange and outdated laws, and Arizona is no different. Of the 117 felony laws passed in Arizona since 2011, 74 have never been used to charge anyone; that’s 63 percent.
Mar. 12, 2018
State lawmakers are more than halfway to the goal of a 100-day session. Here to discuss what is on the agenda for this coming week is Ben Giles with the Arizona Capitol Times.
Mar. 12, 2018
The Maricopa Community College District Faculty Association has filed a lawsuit against the district’s governing board. The suit aims to overturn a decision the board made last month to do away with a bargaining process known as “meet and confer.”
Mar. 12, 2018
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is cracking down on copycats after Florida's deadly shooting has spawned more than a dozen different threats on Valley schools.
Mar. 12, 2018
Arizona realtors set out to permanently ban the state from passing sales taxes on services.
Mar. 12, 2018
The Arizona Diamondbacks played their first major league game 20 years ago this month. And the franchise is celebrating two decades in the Valley this year, with a little help from a man who's been with the team since the beginning.
Mar. 12, 2018
The federal Bureau of Reclamation is funding a new database of water pipeline infrastructure. The goal is to give cities and utilities data they need when deciding how to spend money on repairs.
Mar. 12, 2018
A Denver-based company is setting up shop in Mesa’s Elliot Road technology corridor.
Mar. 12, 2018
Arizona’s endangered Mount Graham red squirrels are dying at an unprecedented rate, and the increase in deaths is primarily due to predator bird attacks.
Mar. 12, 2018
A bill that could make it easier for people to work from home is making its way through the state legislature. And, that worries some people.
Mar. 12, 2018

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