KJZZ News

Clean Elections was approved by voters in 1998 and utilized by a large number of candidates. That participation has dwindled quite a bit since the United States Supreme Court got rid of Clean Elections’ matching funds provision.
March 18, 2015
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Arizona, according to the Arizona Department of Health. Despite that fact, many people aren’t comfortable getting screened.
March 18, 2015
Last month, Governor Doug Ducey named Colonel Frank Milstead to be the new director of the state Department of Public Safety.
March 18, 2015
The issue of unequal pay between men and women performing the same job has generated a lot more conversation in recent years, with President Obama signing executive actions to strengthen enforcement of equal pay laws for women.
March 18, 2015
This weekend, Phoenix Theatre begins its annual Hormel Festival of New Plays and Musicals. That includes an evening of short new plays and a 24-hour theater project.
March 18, 2015
Here and Now’s Steve Goldstein spoke to Jude Joffe-Block about why Arpaio and Sheridan are making such an offer, and what else is in their proposal.
March 18, 2015
Arizona's drought conditions have improved from where they've been in recent years, though the state's water situation is still not strong.
March 18, 2015
The proposal would not make homelessness a crime, just the act of camping on city property.
March 18, 2015
Glendale considered an offer from Midwestern University to buy the library for $5 million dollars.
March 18, 2015
A day before the University of Arizona is set play in the NCAA tournament, the Tucson City Council has pulled a proposed crowd control ordinance.
March 18, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his chief deputy admitted to a judge they can be found in contempt of court for repeatedly violating court orders in an ongoing racial profiling lawsuit. The dramatic revelation came in court papers filed late Tuesday.
March 17, 2015
From a changing climate to more mouths to feed, there are many challenges facing agriculture to increase production. But a new technology developed and tested in Arizona may help farmers overcome recent struggles.
March 17, 2015
On Tuesday a Tucson judge dropped most of the charges against 12 people for protesting a federal immigration court program by chaining themselves to buses.
March 17, 2015
Mexico's Yucatan peninsula juts out into the Caribbean Sea like a defiant fist. Three thousand miles away, the San Francisco Bay area looks like a miniature version of it.The two may be separated by distance but they depend on each other. Yucatan needs the work and San Francisco needs the workers.
March 17, 2015
The hostile $22 billion takeover attempt of Macerich Co., Arizona’s largest shopping mall owner, escalated Tuesday after rejecting its rival's offer and putting defense tactics in place to thwart further action.
March 17, 2015
The push to reform the use of photo radar in traffic citations is over – for now.
March 17, 2015
Trader Joe’s is recalling its raw walnuts because of a possible salmonella contamination.
March 17, 2015
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell outlined the Department of the Interior’s energy priorities for the next two years Tuesday. Some of them could impact oil and gas producers in the Southwest.
March 17, 2015
Have you noticed a few more bugs lingering around in your back yard? Well, they’re not mosquitoes.
March 17, 2015
The flooding of Pine Creek near Payson prompted the closure of popular trails at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park.
March 17, 2015

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