KJZZ News

We followed up on the news that Clarence Carter will resign on Friday from his post as director of Arizona’s Department of Economic Security.
Jan. 7, 2015
In 2009, president Barack Obama spoke in Mesa about ways to fix the U.S. housing crisis. Now he’s returning to the Valley to talk about the housing recovery.
Jan. 7, 2015
New Arizona governor Doug Ducey has been state treasurer for the past four years, but that tends not to be an in-the-trenches position in state government.
Jan. 7, 2015
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is threatening to sue the federal government in an effort to force the development of an updated Mexican Wolf recovery plan. The agency served Interior Department officials with a notice of intent Tuesday.
Jan. 7, 2015
Over the winter holidays, including Christmas and New Year’s Eve, the Valley faced no-burn days. That raised the ire of a number of residents, who complained about not being able to sit around a crackling fire with their families — especially when nighttime temperatures dropped into the 30s.
Jan. 7, 2015
The Phoenix area is a desert, but there are some communities that have more prominent greenery and lawns. In a lot of cases, that’s been maintained for decades by irrigation. But what are the complications around irrigation?
Jan. 7, 2015
The Super Bowl is less than a month away and city leaders and law enforcement say they’re ready for the big event, despite there being fewer police officers on the street.
Jan. 7, 2015
Locals in the small towns of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula are celebrating the festival of the Three Kings this week.
Jan. 7, 2015
New Mexico's oil and gas industry is the goose that lays the golden egg. In recent years the industry generated about 30 percent of the state's revenue, which makes some in government especially protective of it.
Jan. 7, 2015
Arizona has spent more than $1.5 million in legal bills to defend its policy of denying driver’s licenses to young immigrants who qualify for an Obama administration program.
Jan. 6, 2015
A group of Yarnell and Prescott community leaders is deciding this week what to do with the site where 19 firefighters died while battling the Yarnell Hill Fire.
Jan. 6, 2015
The Heard Museum will be looking for a new director.
Jan. 6, 2015
The Glendale City Council is adding discrimination protections for sexual orientation and gender identity.
Jan. 6, 2015
Lucretia Torva isn’t an Arizona native, but she considers Phoenix her home. As an artist, she started a journey to become part of a larger community and find out who she was.
Jan. 6, 2015
The Goldwater Institute is suing the Federal Aviation Administration for shutting down a start-up business that uses the Internet to connect private pilots with passengers wanting to share travel plans and flight expenses.
Jan. 6, 2015
The ruling is the latest legal blow to efforts by Arizona and the county to discourage illegal immigration.
Jan. 6, 2015
The state agency that regulates the oil and gas industry in New Mexico lacks full authority to enforce its own rules. This has proven problematic, especially since the latest oil boom took off six years ago.
Jan. 6, 2015
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has implemented a moratorium on all new rulemaking by state agencies. Ducey issued the executive order shortly after being sworn into office yesterday.
Jan. 6, 2015
It’s shaping up to be a rough flu season. The sounds of coughing and sneezing are starting to become commonplace in the Valley, but according to health officials, the worse is yet to come.
Jan. 6, 2015
Police officers haven’t been stationed at public schools in Tucson since the economic downturn in 2008. Starting Tuesday they’ll be back, but officers will follow a new policy regarding immigration enforcement on school grounds.
Jan. 5, 2015

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