Here and Now host Steve Goldstein talks to Monica Coury, assistant director of Intergovernmental Relations for AHCCCS, about misconceptions involving AHCCCS enrollment freezes and budget cuts. Coury talks about who will retain their coverage, who is eligible, and why a freeze is being put into effect.
In this AZ-Edition of StoryCorps, Wasnaa Adnam reminisces with her daughter Aysar Jaber about the struggles they faced while fleeing Baghdad in 2003, their journey to the U.S. and hopes for the future.
The largest wildfire in Arizona's history burned 538-thousand acres of forest. The Wallow Fire also destroyed more than 30 homes and cabins. One Eastern Arizona ranch was hit particularly hard. As KJZZ's Paul Atkinson reports, the family plans to rebuild with some unexpected help.
Jose Luis Leal and his friend and mentor Chris Williams retrace Jose's journey from poverty and despair to college with a promising future.StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share and preserve the stories of our lives.
August 01, 2008 - KJZZ Commentator Amy Silverman is sending her daughter Sohpie off to kindergarten with the rest of the kids, which is hard enough for any mom. But Sophie's not like the rest of the kids.
Coy C. Payne, the first African American mayor in Arizona, recalls applying for a teaching job when segregation was still legal in a conversation with his wife Willie, who talks about how the tides have changed.
The largest wild fire in state history blackened more than a half-million acres, prompting fears that large numbers of wildlife would perish. The largest wild fire in state history blackened more than a half-million acres, prompting fears that large numbers of wildlife would perish.
Steve Goldstein talks to two people who have experience with the mentally ill as crime suspects. Attorney Robert Hirsh describes the process of defending a mentally ill client, and what being found incompetent to stand trial means for the defendant.
Poet and one of Oprah's "Living Legends" Nikki Giovanni talks to Steve Goldstein about the importance of taking individual responsibility and action. This Friday, October 7th she'll be giving the Jonathan and Maxine Marshall Distinguished Lecture at ASU.