KJZZ News

Majority Republicans in the Arizona House agreed to speed up an ethics case against Representative Dan Patterson, House minority leader Chad Campbell talks about the case and delay in expelling Patterson.
April 04, 2012
On April 3, the Arizona State Senate approved a compromise that will keep the Clean Elections system alive. Todd Lang, executive director of the Citizens Clean Elections Commission, talks about the future of Clean Elections.
April 04, 2012
An increasing number of Arizonans have enrolled in a federal health care plan even as the US Supreme Court determines its fate. Since January, almost 500 people have been accepted into the state’s Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan, a 25 percent jump.
April 04, 2012
An increasing number of Arizonans have enrolled in a federal health care plan even as the U-S Supreme Court determines its fate.  Since January, almost 500 people have been accepted into the state’s Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan, a 25-percent jump.
April 04, 2012
Diamondbacks president and CEO Derrick Hall previews the upcoming baseball season. Hall says that on opening day, the team want to send fans home with a good taste in their mouth, but it’s equally as important for the baseball team to finish the season strong.
April 04, 2012
Arizona State University unveiled designs Wednesday for a long-awaited renovation of Sun Devil Stadium, the historic home of ASU football. A rendering of the proposed new interior of Sun Devil Stadium.
April 04, 2012
A compromise plan that would keep the state’s system of publicly-funded political campaigns in place, but with some changes, is headed to the Arizona House. The state senate approved the plan Tuesday.
April 03, 2012
The Arizona Senate has voted to ban some new drivers from using cell phones or other communication devices behind the wheel. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports.   MARK BRODIE: The bill would prohibit drivers younger than 18 from using the devices for the first six months of driving.
April 03, 2012
Amnesty International is calling for changes in how Arizona prisons use solitary confinement.  It comes as the group releases a report criticizing what it calls cruel treatment that violates basic human rights.
April 03, 2012
The Arizona House has voted to speed up its ethics committee process, to deal with a complaint filed against Tucson Democrat Daniel Patterson.That, after House Democratic leaders tried to get the chamber to expel Patterson this morning.
April 03, 2012
The United States Supreme Court has just finished hearing three straight days of arguments regarding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Health care reform has been an ongoing debate in the U.
April 03, 2012
(Tempe, AZ) - Blaise Lantana sat down with trumpeter Dominick Farinacci to talk about his start in music and his unique sound. He also gives advice for budding trumpet players and how he is bringing kids up close and personal with music.
April 02, 2012
Spring training baseball could continue in Maryvale for another decade. The Phoenix city council is expected to approve a tentative agreement Tuesday to keep the Milwaukee Brewers in Phoenix. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports.
April 02, 2012
Outreach efforts to potential Latino voters now include a non-traditional theme, concern about the environment. Traditional messages aimed at Latinos have focused on immigration, education and the economy.
April 02, 2012
Arizona voters may get to decide whether to give themselves the ability to declare federal laws unconstitutional. The Checks and Balances in Government Act would amend the state constitution to include two ways to declare against federal laws.
April 02, 2012
A lawyer from the office of Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne says the state’s top prosecutor engaged in illegal and unethical conduct during his 2010 campaign.A complaint filed Feb. 11 with the Secretary of State’s office outlines the allegations.
April 02, 2012
Two former Fiesta Bowl employees have been ordered to pay a fine for their roles in making illegal campaign contributions.  From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Paul Atkinson reports. The Fiesta Bowl’s former vice president of media relations, Shawn Schoeffler, received a $4,600 fine and 100 hours of community service under a sentence imposed by Maricopa County Superior Court judge Douglas Rayes.
April 02, 2012
Travelers flying through Gateway Airport in Mesa will soon be able to access the east side of the airport more easily. The Arizona Department of Transportation will break ground Tuesday on a new state route they’re calling the Gateway Freeway.
April 02, 2012
The Arizona Senate this afternoon is scheduled to debate a compromise proposal that would change the state’s system of publicly funded political campaigns, in exchange for not asking voters to gut it.
March 30, 2012
It’s that time of year when increased temperatures create the potential for a type of air pollution you can’t see or smell.  Ozone but can be deadly to asthmatics, children and seniors with respiratory problems.
March 30, 2012

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