KJZZ News

When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was passed in 2017, the corporate tax rate dropped from 35 percent to 21 percent, making it the biggest tax overhaul since 1986.
Aug. 7, 2018
African-American community and union leaders are gathering in Phoenix Tuesday to kick off a conference aimed at influencing the upcoming midterm elections. Held by the A. Philip Randolph Institute, the conference will focus on issues like health care, workers’ rights and economic opportunity. Its theme is “Staying Woke and Fighting Back.”
Aug. 7, 2018
The Goldwater Institute had sued to challenge a federal law that requires Native American children removed from the home to be placed with a Native American family. Mary Jo Pitzl of the Arizona Republic joined The Show to talk about the most recent ruling in the case.
Aug. 7, 2018
The future of healthcare is in femtech, according to Reenita Das with Frost & Sullivan, a global growth consulting and research firm. The term, which refers to "female technology" was coined by the Danish entrepreneur Ida Tin who founded Clue, a period and fertility-tracking app for women.
Aug. 7, 2018
The fashion industry used to be determined on a season-to-season basis by the well-known influential houses and companies. But that cycle has changed dramatically with increased technology and data available to consumers and producers alike.
Aug. 7, 2018
The growth of Arizona’s economy is palpable — whether it’s measured by population, the unemployment rate or increased state tax revenue. But is the entire state benefiting from that?
Aug. 7, 2018
The Phoenix City Council shakeups continue. Councilmember Kate Gallego announced she’ll officially step down from her seat to run for mayor, a position left open when former mayor Greg Stanton left in May to run for Congress.
Aug. 7, 2018
Some police officers working in the Phoenix area have a new place to work. HonorHealth has created community police beat offices at its Osborn and John C. Lincoln medical centers.
Aug. 7, 2018
The Navajo Nation is offering $50 for each surrendered horse to encourage the removal of unbranded, free-roaming horses from tribal land.
Aug. 7, 2018
Excessive heat and pollution advisory underway for much of Metro Phoenix, with California wildland smoke drifting into valley.
Aug. 7, 2018
When Chelsea Gaberdiel was 12, she found out from her mom was pregnant. She couldn't imagine her perfect little family of five needed another person. Chelsea didn't want to be excited even though everyone else around her was.
Aug. 7, 2018
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will not join Trump in calling members of the media "enemies of the people."
Aug. 7, 2018
The Takeaway:
August 12 marks one year since the 2017 Charlottesville Unite the Right rally. 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed when a man drove his car through a street crowded with counter-protesters. Dozens more were injured and the president refused to take sides.
Aug. 7, 2018
In a unanimous ruling Monday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals did not address the contention of the Goldwater Institute, who brought the case on behalf of Arizona couples adopting Native children, that the law is unfair and illegal.
Aug. 7, 2018
Republican attorneys general from 15 states filed documents Monday with the Nevada Supreme Court arguing that drug company Alvogen's claims are a part of a "guerrilla war against the death penalty."
Aug. 7, 2018
The Pulse: Unintended Consequences
When Marta Rusek dropped 80 pounds in three years, her confidence soared. Then — came the comments.
Aug. 7, 2018
The Takeaway: Climate Change And Societal Growth Causing Wildfires
The California wildfires this year have caused a tremendous amount of damage. At the time of publishing this story, the Mendocino Complex fire has destroyed 143 structures and killed two people.
Aug. 7, 2018
The final stretch of a Phoenix highway's access road is open to traffic.
Aug. 7, 2018
Behind The Scenes Of KJZZ
There's a lot going on in the Valley. Stay on top of the news from around the state and around the world with KJZZ's The Show. Hear it weekday mornings on 91.5 FM or anytime at theshow.kjzz.org.
Aug. 7, 2018
Workers in the Phoenix metro area are getting higher raises than workers in many other major U.S. cities. But, it’s still relatively flat compared to cost of living increases.
Aug. 6, 2018

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