The process to recall State Senate president Russell Pearce is well under way. Here and Now takes a look at the steps taken so far, and what residents of Pearce's district can expect in the coming months.
As part of a series on this month's Phoenix Mayoral election, KJZZ's Steve Goldstein talks with current Mayor Phil Gordon about what the next Mayor should focus on...and whether some communities, including South Phoenix, aren't given enough attention.
Here and Now's Steve Goldstein talks to Wes Gullett and Greg Stanton, the runoff candidates for mayor of Phoenix and their feeling on the continuing race for mayor. Political analyst Dennis Welch discusses the future of the race.
Host Steve Goldstein talks to professor of Geological Sciences Randy Cerveny about this year's unusual monsoon season, and whether valley residents should be concerned about the dry weather and their health.
Immigration is the key issue dividing Arizona's State Senate President and his opponent in a November recall election. At a debate Thursday night, Senator Russell Pearce (left) and businessman Jerry Lewis (right) sparred over whether Arizona’s tough immigration laws have been a boost or a bust.
Arizona State University president Michael Crow sits down with host Steve Goldstein to talk about the DREAM act, getting Arizona's universities on track, and making both popular and unpopular decisions in order to keep ASU innovative.
The Arizona Supreme Court will be asked to decide if Governor Brewer’s removal of the chair of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is legal. An attorney for I-R-C chair Colleen Mathis says his client wasn’t afforded due process.
The Arizona Child Safety Task Force will meet at the state capitol this morning. The Governor created the 19-member panel after more than a dozen kids died at the hands or their parents or guardians over the past year.
Hanging Holiday Lights is a tradition for many people. Most start that process about this time of year. But what if you have three and a half MILLION lights to string? This is the 20th year the Phoenix Zoo has staged its Zoo Lights holiday show & officially opens today to the public.
Mesa Mayor Scott Smith talks to Steve Goldstein about the growth of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, and what it means for Arizona.Smith says adding more airlines to the Gateway doesn't put them in competition with Sky Harbor, but rather keeps up with growth in the valley.
Listen to the recorded broadcast of the Department of Justice press conference Thursday.Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Division Thomas E. Perez at Thursday's press conference. (Photo by Paul Atkinson/KJZZ)Share your thoughts on Sheriff Joe.
Valley businesses are concerned about lost profits if lawmakers in Washington fail to agree on a payroll tax cut extension. One small business in Tempe worries returning to the old tax bracket could cause a trickle-down effect that hurts both local communities and businesses.
Governor Jan Brewer is reviewing recommendations for improving Arizona's Child Protective Services system. Brewer had created a task force to address problems within CPS.From Phoenix, KJZZ's Steve Goldstein reports.
The state senate officially voted in a new president Monday. The chamber’s Republican majority gave Steve Pierce the top job this fall…after former Senate President Russell Pearce lost his recall election.
A state senate committee Wednesday morning is scheduled to take up a measure to ban cell phones behind the wheel…but only for some drivers. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports. MARK BRODIE: Senate Bill 1056 would apply to drivers younger than 18, who have had their licenses for less than six months.
A proposed state election law aims to lift the veil of secrecy for organizations created to influence the outcome of elections. As KJZZ’s Paul Atkinson reports from Phoenix, the law would force the disclosure of donors who currently can remain anonymous.