KJZZ News

New Report Has Bad News For Phoenix-Area Air Quality
The Phoenix metropolitan area had some of the most days with polluted air of the ten most populated metro areas in 2016.
Jun. 27, 2018
Arizona Elections: Michele Reagan - Secretary of State
As Arizona heads toward the August primary election, KJZZ's The Show is inviting candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests. Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan is running for a second term in the office.
Jun. 27, 2018
How Helpful Is Early Polling?
Early voting for Arizona’s primary election is a little more than one month away, and we’re beginning to see the emergence of a lot of polls, and some of them show a huge percentage of undecided voters.
Jun. 27, 2018
Tempe Business Incentive Land Deals Ended By Settlement
Arizona's Attorney General and the City of Tempe announced a settlement Tuesday ending Tempe's incentive programs to lease land to developers and businesses in exchange for lower property taxes. Mike Sunnucks of the Phoenix Business Journal joins The Show to tell us about it.
Jun. 27, 2018
Phoenix Scores 50 Out Of 100 On AARP Livability Index
Every year, AARP ranks the most livable communities, looking at things like housing, transportation, civic engagement, opportunity and the environment. Turns out, Phoenix has some work to do.
Jun. 27, 2018
Texting-And-Driving Law For New Teen Drivers Begins Sunday
Beginning Sunday morning, Arizona's new law banning texting while driving begins, but only for a narrow few.
Jun. 27, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: How to Deal with Anything That Comes Your Way
When the unexpected happens, some people shut down. Others are cool as cucumbers. We might think that the people who handle crisis well are just born that way or, perhaps, they are just flexible.
Jun. 27, 2018
The Takeaway: Sotomayor Invokes WWII Era Korematsu Case To Repudiate Travel Ban
The Supreme Court this week ruled 5 - 4 in Trump v. Hawaii, which approved the legality of the fourth version of President Trump's travel ban. It was based on that record that the lower courts had found the President's executive orders unconstitutional.
Jun. 27, 2018
Judge Rejects AZ Gov.
A federal judge has rejected Governor Ducey’s efforts to deny giving licenses to a group of immigrants protected by DACA.
Jun. 27, 2018
Fourth Of July Fireworks Canceled In Prescott This Year
Citing dry conditions and a high fire risk, Fire Chief Dennis Light said canceling the fireworks was in the interest of public safety.
Jun. 27, 2018
AZ Still Near Bottom In Child Well-Being Report
Arizona ranks 45th in the country for child well-being, according to the annual Kids Count Data Book.
Jun. 27, 2018
1,400 Campaign Signatures Allegedly Forged
Every election year, there are challenges to candidate’s signatures or campaign filings. But this time around, more than a thousand voter signatures are being called into question.
Jun. 27, 2018
Deadline For Renewable Energy Plans Days Away
The race on separate renewable energy plans is turning a critical curb. One puts the power in voters' hands, and the other in the state corporation commissioners'.
Jun. 27, 2018
Growing Pains As Goodwill Arizona Moves Online
Although there are more than 3,000 physical stores in the U.S., Goodwill isn’t primarily a retailer. The nonprofit uses thrift stores to fund their charity work.
Jun. 27, 2018
MCCCD Board Considers Future Of Red Mountain Campus
The board president suggested that several initiatives meant to help enrollment failed and asked whether it’s time to consider closing the campus.
Jun. 26, 2018
Bacanora Liquor Gets New Certification
A new accreditation for the Sonoran liquor Bacanora is meant to insure the quality of the product and make it easier to sell internationally.
Jun. 26, 2018
Mexico Fights Against Family Separation In DC
A group of Mexican legislators and high-rank officials are in Washington. Their visit is not about trade or to meet with president Donald Trump, but to insist on the reunification of immigrant families separated on the border.
Jun. 26, 2018
UA To Research Healing Powers Of Curcumin
The University of Arizona College of Nursing was awarded a $1.6 million grant to research the healing potential of the substance curcumin for acute lung injury.
Jun. 26, 2018
Teen Drivers On The Decline In America
Teens and cars have had a close connection for decades, but today’s teens don’t seem quite as fascinated by owning and driving a car. The Federal Highway Administration’s numbers show a 46 percent decline in the number of 16-year-old Americans with a driver’s license.
Jun. 26, 2018
Supreme Court Upholds Muslim Travel Ban
The Supreme Court returned a ruling this morning that President Trump’s travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries can continue.
Jun. 26, 2018

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