KJZZ News

The Phoenix City Council approved a 2 percent tax in 2010 as the city faced a $277 million budget shortfall. In 2014 lawmakers reduced that to 1 percent.
April 01, 2015
Starting today, the Navajo Nation will be the first in the country to impose a tax on chips, cookies, soda and all junk food. The tribe is attempting to curb high rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
April 01, 2015
A federal court ruled Monday in favor of Indian families saying South Dakota violated the Indian Child Welfare Act when it didn’t allow families their day in court. This case could affect similar cases throughout the United States.
March 31, 2015
Ever since Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio admitted he committed contempt by violating a judge’s orders in a racial profiling case, it’s raised questions over whether county taxpayers will have to pay the sheriff’s potential fines. It's not the only lawsuit against the sheriff that could result in more liability for the county.
March 31, 2015
Governor Doug Ducey has signed a bill that limits insurance coverage of abortion procedures.
March 31, 2015
An Arizona pediatrician who was once the subject of an FBI manhunt was sentenced to federal prison Monday. He evaded capture for nearly four years.
March 31, 2015
On Tuesday night, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill increasing the production cap for state microbreweries.
March 31, 2015
Central Arizona Shelter Services has housed its last occupants at its overflow building near 12th Avenue and Madison in Phoenix.
March 31, 2015
A former police chief who served the twin towns of Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, said the community has always been a theocracy.
March 31, 2015
Old cars that have little resale value in the U.S. are being towed in caravans that begin in California, Arizona and Texas. The vehicles are fixed up there and sold across Central America. The process represents a small but sustainable economy in one particularly impoverished section of Guatemala.
March 31, 2015
The Arizona Senate has rejected a bill that would have allowed gun owners with concealed-carry permits to bring their weapons into public buildings.
March 31, 2015
Cities in the Valley are adding to their ordinances to protect their LGBT citizens. The Scottsdale City Council will consider updating its non-discrimination policy tonight.
March 30, 2015
Pima County will break ground for Aerospace Parkway Tuesday on Tucson's South Side. The new road will replace Hughes Access Road, which sits one-half mile to the north.
March 30, 2015
The Arizona Game and Fish Department will be lethally removing coyotes north of the Phoenix metro area next week. Officials say the effort is aimed at improving the area’s pronghorn antelope population.
March 30, 2015
While some ski in the Western United States are seeing a drop in the number of skiers and closing early due to warmer weather, one Arizona ski lodge is still open for the season.
March 30, 2015
The National Park Service celebrates its centennial next year and an effort is being made to introduce a new, more diverse generation of Millennials and children to the national parks.
March 30, 2015
State Route 261 between Eager and Big Lake will reopen Wednesday, and so will State Route 273 between Sunrise Park and Big Lake.
March 30, 2015
The Mexican border city of Juárez hosted superstar Juan Gabriel over the weekend and unveiled a six-story mural in his honor. The events are part of the city's ongoing effort to shed its violent image and encourage more tourism.
March 30, 2015
The Navajo Nation must spend millions of federal dollars on housing in a timely manner or lose the funds. And the tribe has found a way around the bureaucratic red tape to build more homes faster.
March 30, 2015
Drivers in Ahwatukee will notice some changes on Pecos Road starting Monday.
March 30, 2015

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