KJZZ News

Arizona lawmakers want to bypass the "suitable" jobs clause and make unemployed workers take first job offer after four weeks on state benefits.
Mar. 19, 2018
Justice courts in two Arizona counties are conducting pilot programs aimed at making the legal process quicker and simpler in civil disputes involving claims no larger than $3,500.
Mar. 19, 2018
The Pulse: Healing The Wounds From Injecting Drugs
Wounds of addiction may be buried in shame. They can also be serious, requiring surgery and constant care.
Mar. 19, 2018
As Phoenix leaders prepare to hold budget hearings, the police department has its eyes on the sky.
Mar. 19, 2018
Four months after launching a citywide homeless response strategy, Phoenix is looking for ways to improve it.
Mar. 19, 2018
"Fintech," or financial technologies, is a developing industry for Arizona. A group called InvisionAZ was formed last year by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and backed by Gov. Doug Ducey.
Mar. 19, 2018
Shopping carts. They dot the landscape of greater Phoenix. To some, they’re litter. To others, they’re an expense. And to still others, a shopping cart is a lifeline.
Phoenx Doubles Fee To Collect Shopping Carts
Mar. 19, 2018
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake appeared on CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday after Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe was fired on Friday.
Mar. 18, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey doesn’t want to enact the same new restrictions on guns that Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law recently.
Mar. 18, 2018
As the nation’s gas prices remain steady, AAA Arizona reports that prices in the Grand Canyon State are on the rise. Michelle Donati is a spokeswoman for AAA Arizona.
Mar. 17, 2018
New numbers show how much alcohol is consumed in excessive amounts.
Mar. 17, 2018
Arizona cities will not be able to follow Seattle and Philadelphia, which have imposed taxes designed to reduce consumption of sugary drinks.
Mar. 16, 2018
The Phoenix Fire Department says it is getting more calls to rescue hikers as temperatures warm up in the Valley.
Mar. 16, 2018
The state’s three public universities are proposing no tuition increase for continuing, resident students next year, and Arizona State University is going further, proposing no tuition hike for incoming, resident freshmen.
Mar. 16, 2018
A Tiny Desert Concert is when we bring local bands into the KJZZ studios to play a couple songs for us and talk a bit about the music. This month we did things a little differently, and for the first time our tiny desert concert was actually in the desert. Phoenix singer-songwriter Justin Moody performed in a wash in South Mountain’s Box Canyon.
Mar. 16, 2018
Downtown Phoenix has become known for its arts scene over the last 30 years. But, back then, the area didn’t look quite like it does now. “Raw” is one word Catrina Kahler used to describe it. She’s the president of Artlink, which organizes Art Detour.
Mar. 16, 2018
Dominic Armato is the dining critic for The Arizona Republic. The Show's Steve Goldstein spoke with him about some of those trends — with Mexican food, in particular. They started by talking about what he was seeing, and if there’s an evolution in the Valley’s Mexican restaurants.
Mar. 16, 2018
Since President Trump announced he’d impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, and other countries have talked about retaliation, we’ve heard mixed messages about what the impact of all of that could be.
Mar. 16, 2018
The Great Recession that followed the real estate boom put many more people in dire financial straits. And while homeownership has bounced back a bit, fewer people are able to take advantage now.
Mar. 16, 2018
New research from Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health shows the U.S. has higher health care costs and worse health outcomes than other wealthy countries. Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal joins The Show's Mark Brodie to talk about this.
Mar. 16, 2018

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