KJZZ News

Maybe you bring your dress shirts and slacks to the cleaners before work and pick them up on your way home. But what goes on between those times?
Aug. 8, 2016
Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission logo
Earlier this summer, Gov. Doug Ducey signed an executive order banning state agencies and departments from hiring contract lobbyists. At the same time, he set up a system for those agencies to request an exemption from that order.
Aug. 8, 2016
The pomp and ceremony – not to mention protests – of the opening ceremonies are over, and it’s officially game on in Rio at the 2016 Olympics. BBC Sports reporter Ade Adedoyin is there covering the games.
Aug. 8, 2016
Building permits for new homes in Buckeye have now reached pre-recession levels, but that’s not the case for much of Arizona.
Aug. 8, 2016
Rain on a window
Phoenix isn't known for its abundant rainfall. But that doesn't mean there haven't been some very wet years.
Aug. 8, 2016
The state's junior U.S. senator is warning that Arizona could do something in November it hasn't done in 20 years if Donald Trump doesn't change his tone and tenor. I.e. Vote blue in the presidential election.
Aug. 8, 2016
Art classroom
After the passage of Proposition 123, $3.5 billion in additional funding has begun to flow into classrooms around the state. Many districts, however, are still short teachers as the new school year starts.
Aug. 8, 2016
In the dog days of summer in Arizona, many people escape the heat for a float down the river. Most return home with a good story. In Flagstaff, river guides often take great pride in the craft of weaving a good yarn. In our series, "Arizona River Stories," we'll hear tales from five of these storytellers.
Aug. 8, 2016
Arizona Supreme Court building
The Republican-controlled state Legislature voted earlier this year to expand the court to seven members.
Aug. 8, 2016
Drone Over Smoke
In addition to regulating drone activity in the airspace around an emergency situation, a new law also makes it illegal to intentionally photograph things like prisons and dams.
Aug. 8, 2016
The Arizona Charter Schools Association found that nearly 9 in 10 of the candidates who responded said they rank K-12 education as their first or second priority, more than 80 percent of candidates believe that parents should be able to choose what school is best for their children.
Aug. 8, 2016
The new school year means more money for teachers in the Tempe Elementary School District, thanks to voters approving Prop 123. The ten-year plan calls for distributing about $3.5 billion dollars, largely from the state’s land trust, to school districts which decide how to spend the money.
Aug. 8, 2016
Representatives from five local companies are taking part in a nationally recognized program that connects businesses with coaches to develop and deliver a plan to export their products.
Aug. 8, 2016
Vistors look at cases at the Pioneer Telephone Museum
Our relationship with the telephone is changing. Quickly. There are now more cellphones than people in the United States. But as we race toward an all-digital, all-wireless future, there’s still one place in Phoenix that celebrates old-school telephonic technology.
Aug. 8, 2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has enacted regulations of tobacco products nationwide to include e-cigarettes, hookah and cigars. The new rules will take a toll on local vape organizations.
Aug. 8, 2016
Drummer Billy Cobham has played professionally for nearly 50 years and with some of the most famous and talented jazz musicians in history, including Miles Davis and the Mahavishnu Orchestra.
Aug. 5, 2016
Arizona State, by itself, will have either current student-athletes or former Sun Devils representing more than a dozen nations—including the U.S.
Aug. 5, 2016
New messages and new technology are coming our way to help cut electricity use during peak demand periods. KJZZ Business Correspondent Christina Estes shares some of the ways companies are trying to change our behavior.
Aug. 5, 2016
Arizona Capitol building
Like wine? Neighborhood potlucks? Come Saturday, you should be able to get more of both. That's the day most laws passed during the last legislative session that didn't have a specific date to go into effect.
Aug. 5, 2016
If you’re a registered independent on the Permanent Early Voting List, you may be wondering where your early ballot is—14 percent of independents on the list received ballots this week.
Aug. 5, 2016

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