KJZZ News

Bill Proposes Video Monitoring on Adult Care Patients
After a woman in a vegetative state was raped at Hacienda Healthcare and gave birth, a state lawmaker is proposing a new law to require video monitoring of patients in adult care facilities.
Jan. 21, 2019
Arizona Chief Justice Weighing Whether To Leave Bench
Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Scott Bales is thinking about leaving the bench, a move that would give Republican Gov. Doug Ducey his fifth appointment to the seven-member high court.
Jan. 21, 2019
Gov. Ducey Asks Legislature To Fund KidsCare Program
Gov. Doug Ducey wants the state to start picking up some of the costs of providing health care for more than 32,000 children of the working poor.
Jan. 21, 2019
AZ Political Analyst: Trump Border Proposal Non-Starter
President Trump on Saturday proposed to restart the government by offering an extension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, in exchange for $5.7 billion in border wall funding.
Jan. 21, 2019
APM Reports: King
Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Half a century later, King remains one of the most vivid symbols of hope for racial unity in America. But that's not the way he was viewed in the last year of his life.
Jan. 21, 2019
How Retailers Win Shoppers Who Expect Free Shipping
A new study says more online shoppers expect free shipping- and they’re often getting it different ways.
Jan. 21, 2019
Sedona Drafts Sustainable Tourism Plan
Sedona is in the final drafting of a plan for sustainable tourism.
Jan. 21, 2019
Grand Canyon Maintenance Load Lightened
A non profit associated with Grand Canyon National Park has just received half a million dollars to restore the park’s most famous trail. The grant will help alleviate some of the burden caused by the mounting maintenance backlog at the park.
Jan. 21, 2019
Corizon Health Loses Arizona Prison Health Care Contract
An Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) press release dated Jan. 18 says Centurion Of Arizona will take over the contract to provide health care at the state prisons July 1. ADC says it reviewed five bid proposals "and concluded Centurion’s offer to be the most competitive and in the state’s best interest."
Jan. 19, 2019
4 Humanitarian Aid Volunteers Guilty On Multiple Offenses
Guilty verdicts have been rendered against four volunteers for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths. Volunteers with No More Deaths work in Southern Arizona, leaving food and water for migrants who cross the border illegally.
Jan. 19, 2019
Higher Cost Estimate In New Phoenix Arena Deal Document
There are More financial details surrounding the proposed arena deal between the city of Phoenix and the Phoenix Suns. It’s the first time the city has publicly shared a breakdown of what it will cost to renovate Talking Stick Resort Arena.
Jan. 18, 2019
U.S. Air Force Announces Plans To Train Space Medics
Half a century after its first symposium on space medicine, the Air Force is preparing to train future space surgeons.
Jan. 18, 2019
Shutdown Causes Native American Health Clinics To Close
The federal Indian Health Service has no appropriations for the current fiscal year. The House passed a measure to fund the program at $4 billion but the bill awaits Senate consideration. As the government shutdown lingers, many clinics that rely on these funds are hurting and a few have even closed their doors.
Jan. 18, 2019
Water Director Urges Developers To Call State Lawmakers
Officials who worked on Arizona’s drought plan are asking powerful stakeholders to push the state Legislature to pass it.
Jan. 18, 2019
AZ Lawmaker Looks To Change Haciendas Licensing Rule
In the late 1990s, the Arizona Legislature passed a bill that exempted intermediate care facilities, like the one where a 29 year old comatose woman was sexually abused, from being licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Jan. 18, 2019
Arizona River Stories
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. Hear tales from five of these storytellers.
Jan. 18, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Jan. 18, 2019
With The Show to talk about Governor Ducey’s State of the State address, what may be in his budget and possible Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate are Chad Campbell of Strategies 360 and Emily Ryan of Copperstate Consulting.
Jan. 18, 2019
ASU, Renowned Artist To Complete Roden Crater Project
ASU announced a major partnership between the university and the world-renown artist James Turrell that involves a very unique, off-campus experience.
Jan. 18, 2019
Wanda Sykes Explores Her Political Side In New Stand-Up
Humor in these especially political times can be tough to pull off — especially if you’re not typically a "political" comic. Wanda Sykes typically has focused on other things in her act, but even she hasn’t been able to avoid politics.
Jan. 18, 2019
AZ Cities And Farmers Battle Over Water Priorities
Jan. 31 is the looming deadline for the Arizona legislature to approve the Drought Contingency Plan, known as the DCP. As a reminder, Arizona has been in a critical drought for almost 20 years.
Jan. 18, 2019

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