KJZZ News

Gig Economy Becoming Back Up Retirement Plan
More and more people are becoming part of the so-called gig economy – often part-time, on-demand jobs – so they can fund their retirement, according to a report entitled: Gig Economy and the Future of Retirement. Even some younger people are getting in on the hustle, the side hustle, that is.
May. 25, 2018
Opioid Use Among Older Adults A Growing Problem
The U.S. Senate Committee on Aging held a hearing last week about the misuse of opioids among seniors. And it is a growing problem
May. 25, 2018
What’s In Your Beer? A Lot Of Tax Dollars
As temperatures heat up, so do beer sales. The price you pay in Arizona covers much more than labor and raw materials.
May. 25, 2018
Is This The New ‘Amazon’ For Mexicans In U.S.?
Many retailers across the globe see in e-commerce a way to expand beyond borders. The Mexican-based company Elektra is one of them, and it wants to compete with giants such as Amazon with a new online store focused on immigrant consumers in the U.S.
May. 25, 2018
Stanton, Williams Reject County Attorney Letter On Public Records
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Vice Mayor Thelda Williams said the city police department will not change its policies on public records.
May. 25, 2018
State Can No Longer Deny Accused Rapists Opportunity To Seek Bail
The Arizona Supreme Court has overturned an amendment which says bail must be denied when someone is accused of certain sexual offenses. Now, the state can no longer deny accused rapists the opportunity to seek bail.
May. 25, 2018
Discarding Immigration Rule Would Impact Foreign College Students In Arizona
Immigration officials want to get rid of a policy that allows some foreign entrepreneurs to stay in the country while they build a start-up business, and the change would affect foreign students studying at Arizona universities.
May. 25, 2018
ADOT To Create New
The Arizona Department of Transportation is planning to create new flex lanes that will run parallel to southbound Interstate 17. The new lanes will run between Black Canyon City and Sunset Point.
May. 25, 2018
KJZZ
Discussing the week in news with Chuck Coughlin, president of HighGround, and Roy Herrera, an attorney and former congressional staffer.
May. 25, 2018
Expelled Rep. Don Shooter On Ballot?
Shooter was the subject of an investigation into sexual misconduct over several years. But now, some of the Yuma Republican’s supporters are collecting signatures to try to get Shooter back on the ballot.
May. 25, 2018
Phoenix Police And Fire Push For New Buildings
After years of putting off building maintenance and vehicle replacements, Phoenix is preparing for a big talk involving big bucks.
May. 25, 2018
Rural Vs. Urban Divide About Financial Future
The rural-urban divide is widening politically.
May. 25, 2018
A Shortage of Geriatricians Nationwide
There’s a shortage of geriatric health professionals nationwide, catching the attention of lawmakers.
May. 25, 2018
Longhorn Steakhouse
If you’re firing up the grill on Monday, and you have questions, you can call a grill master thanks to the Grill Us Hotline from Longhorn Steakhouse.
May. 25, 2018
It’s easy to think the only benefit of holding a company’s stock is the chance to make money, but a new crop of investors have another goal in mind and their goals move beyond the almighty dollar — to just the almighty.
May. 25, 2018
New Documentary On Challenges Facing Female Veterans
A new PBS documentary premiers on Monday called "Served Like a Girl."
May. 25, 2018
Entire State Under Fire Restriction
Friday morning, all state-owned and managed lands in Arizona will be under some sort of fire restriction.
May. 25, 2018
Is The U.S. Fighting Terrorism The Wrong Way?
Considering the non-traditional challenges of fighting terrorist groups instead of more traditional nation-centered adversaries, some have questioned whether the war on terror is being fought correctly and whether it will ever end.
May. 25, 2018
Interstate 10 Partially Reopens After Fiery Semi Crash
Arizona Department of Transportation officials are warning drivers to avoid Interstate 10 near 40th Street after a crash.
May. 25, 2018
The Takeaway: Mueller, Trump & Russia — The Counter-Intelligence Probe Defining The Presidency
A new survey says a majority of Americans — 59 percent — think Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia and the 2016 campaign has not yet uncovered evidence of any crimes. In reality, Mueller has obtained five guilty pleas and 17 criminal indictments.
May. 25, 2018

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