KJZZ News

Do We Need To Re-Think
There are a lot of restaurants that promote “farm-to-table” menus, and many shoppers are thinking more now about locally-sourced food. But are we thinking about that in the right way?
Nov. 30, 2018
Despite Voter Turnout, Is There Still A Voting Crisis?
It’s being called an historic election for voter turnout here in Arizona and around the country. But, according to Joseph Garcia with the Morrison Institute for Public Policy, the fact that it rained last night doesn’t mean we’re not in a drought still.
Nov. 30, 2018
Did Gerrymandering Prevent A Stronger Blue Wave?
Democrats were able to regain the majority in the U.S. House with the results of this month’s election. But could it have been an even better day for progressives if gerrymandering hadn’t been put in place by GOP-controlled legislatures in a few states?
Nov. 30, 2018
Maricopa Community College Faculty, Workers Criticize Provision Changes
The Maricopa County Community College District is in the midst of massive change. Early this year, the District’s Governing Board eliminated the “meet and confer” provision. That departure was criticized by a number of faculty members.
Nov. 30, 2018
The Takeaway: Inside The Pentagon: First-Ever Audit Exposes Massive Accounting Fraud
In 2017, the Pentagon announced it had been ordered to complete the first-ever audit in its history. But the firms hired to do it said they couldn’t complete the audit. It just can’t be done, they said. Why? Because the Pentagon’s books are a mess of irregularities and mistakes.
Nov. 30, 2018
Lawmakers Press For Fingerprinting Of Detention Camp Staff
As lawmakers called Thursday for stricter background checks and a public hearing to further investigate problems at a massive detention camp for migrant teens, the agency responsible for the shelter said it could take as long as a month to complete FBI fingerprint scans for the 2,100 staffers working there.
Nov. 30, 2018
Health Insurance Open Enrollment Slow So Far In Arizona
Arizonans who don't get health insurance through their employers or qualify for Medicaid don't appear to be rushing to buy individual plans for 2019, despite a looming Dec. 15 open enrollment deadline.
Nov. 30, 2018
Funding Comes Together For Nogales Cold Inspection Facility
Nogales produce importers are hoping that a cold inspection facility at the border could help extend the import season.
Nov. 30, 2018
With Tax Cuts And Wage Hikes, Cautious Optimism On Border
Mexico’s incoming president has promised dramatic policy changes for the country’s border region. The goal is to promote economic development with lower taxes and higher wages.
More News From KJZZ's Hermosillo Bureau
Nov. 30, 2018
Ducey To Ask For $30M In Budget Plan For Drought
Negotiations on a drought plan for Arizona took a step forward on Thursday. The head of the state water department said Gov. Doug Ducey will ask for significant state dollars — $30 million — in his upcoming budget proposal to help make the Drought Contingency Plan a reality.
Nov. 29, 2018
DOJ Offers Grant To Address Crimes In Indian Country
The U.S. Department of Justice is offering funding to help public safety agencies deal with violent crime in Indian country.
Nov. 29, 2018
Ex-Valley Metro Executive Gets Job With NC Light Rail
A North Carolina light-rail transit project is using a consultant who pleaded guilty in September to a fraud charge linked to his work as chief executive at Valley Metro.
Nov. 29, 2018
Study: Southeastern Arizona Needs Two Ports Of Entry
Southeastern Arizona took a small but crucial step this week toward a new port of entry after a review from the federal government.
Nov. 29, 2018
Increase In Syphilis Cases Among Women, Babies
The number of syphilis cases among women and babies in the state is on the rise. The Arizona Department of Health has been monitoring the growing number of cases.
Nov. 29, 2018
NASA Announces Partners On Moon-To-Mars Campaign
NASA has picked nine U.S. companies to bid for as-yet unannounced contracts related to a return to the moon. The selection is part of the agency’s new direction under President Donald Trump’s Space Policy Directive-1.
Nov. 29, 2018
What Does The FDA
In 2011, the head of the Food and Drug Administration was adamant that the United States should not cut corners to fast-track the approval of medical devices.
Nov. 29, 2018
Number Of Undocumented Immigrants Reaches 12-Year Low
The Trump administration has increased efforts over two years to tighten border security and adopt policies to deter more undocumented immigrants from crossing into the U.S. But there had already been a slowing of undocumented immigration prior to that.
Nov. 29, 2018
New Book Tells The Story Of A Young Benjamin Franklin
When we think about this country’s Founding Fathers, we often picture them as old men. But, a new book looks at the younger days of one of this country’s most accomplished inventors, diplomats and scientists. Historian Nick Bunker talked to The Show about his new book.
Nov. 29, 2018
Gay Wedding Invitation Card Lawsuit Heads To Arizona Supreme Court
Arizona’s highest court is set to decide whether a Phoenix law aimed at prohibiting businesses from discriminating against LGBTQ people violates the state’s constitution.
Nov. 29, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Bells Jingle Across Valley During Holidays
Listen to the sounds of Garrett Helminski and Renee Gerke ringing in the donations for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign.
Nov. 29, 2018

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