KJZZ News

Plaintiff In Census Citizenship Case Not Ready To Sit Back Yet
The Supreme Court put a controversial 2020 Census question about citizenship status on hold, but plaintiff Alejandro Chavez says organizers have a long way to go to repair trust within the communities where immigrants live.
June 28, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap June 28, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Jon Gabriel, editor-in-chief of Ricochet.com, and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera.
June 28, 2019
Trade War, Tariffs Top Of List At G20 Summit
Arizona is classified by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as a state that has "significant damage" from the U.S.-China trade war. While Mexico is Arizona's top trading partner, $593 million of Arizona's exports to China are threatened to be tariffed, according to the Chamber.
June 28, 2019
Yarnell To Honor Granite Mountain Hotshots
The town of Yarnell will hold a ceremony honoring the Granite Mountain Hotshots this Sunday, six years to the day that 19 of them died battling the Yarnell Hill Fire.
June 28, 2019
In Sonora, Warrior Searchers Take Up Search For Missing Loved Ones
As in many Mexican states, hundreds of Sonorans have gone missing in recent years. Official investigations often don’t turn up suspects or bodies, leaving family members to wonder and worry about their son, brother or husband’s fate. Some, however, have taken it upon themselves to find those bodies, and have recently had a fair amount of tragic success.
June 28, 2019
Former Mexican Ambassador To U.S. Talks Trade, Migration
The former Mexican ambassador to the United States talked trade and migration during a luncheon to celebrate the Arizona-Mexico Commission’s 60th birthday.
June 27, 2019
Crews Clean Up Suppression Efforts Behind Woodbury Fire
Fire management crews are coming in behind the Woodbury Fire this week to clean up suppression efforts. A 22-person crew gathered cut junipers and bushes five miles south of the fire. They were working between Superior and Globe in a small community called Top-of-the-World.
June 27, 2019
Lyft Now Available To Medicaid Patients For Non-Emergency Rides
Medicaid patients will have access to the Lyft rideshare program for medical transportation. Arizona is the first state to offer rideshare as an option for non-emergency medical transportation.
June 27, 2019
Judge: McSally Can Hold Onto Seat Until 2020 Election
Sen. Martha McSally will not have to stand for another election before next year’s general election. A federal judge ruled Thursday afternoon that McSally can hold onto the seat she was appointed to.
June 27, 2019
Reducing Migrants A Tough Assignment For Mexico, Report Says
The Mexican government will likely struggle to fulfill promises to the Trump administration to reduce the number of Central American migrants arriving to the U.S. by late August, according to a report.
June 27, 2019
Apache, Navajo Counties Join In Opioid Lawsuits
Apache County filed a suit last week against big players in the opioid crisis, and it is not alone.
June 27, 2019
ANALYSIS: Democratic Debate Night 2
Thursday was Night 2 of the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. Catch up with NPR reporters' analysis and fact checks of the candidates' remarks.
Night 1 Analysis
June 27, 2019
Lyft Riders In Phoenix Area Can Now Pick Waymo Self-Driving Vans
Lyft rideshare program users can now select Waymo self-driving vans. The autonomous vehicle rides are available in Gilbert, Chandler, Tempe and Mesa.
June 27, 2019
Would A Citizen Review Board Make Phoenix Police Better?
The Show spoke with Phoenix City Councilmember Carlos Garcia and retired assistant Phoenix police chief Kevin Robinson about the response to the viral Phoenix Police video amid a wave of pro-police support.
June 27, 2019
Hip Historian Uncovers Hidden LGBTQ History In Arizona
Thanks to archival and more anecdotal research, a great deal more is being learned about how impactful gays and lesbians were in Arizona history even as many of those residents weren't able to be open about their sexuality.
June 27, 2019
McSally: Bill To Help Border Crisis A Band-Aid
Arizona Sen. Martha McSally was among the 84 senators who supported a $4.6 billion package intended to help alleviate the humanitarian crisis at the country’s southern border.
June 27, 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Census Citizenship Question
The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked the citizenship question from the 2020 census, at least for now. The majority said that it "cannot ignore the disconnect between the decision made and the explanation given" by the Trump administration.
June 27, 2019
What Did AZ Democrats Think Of The First Presidential Debate?
Valley Democrats gathered last night at a Scottsdale movie theater to watch the first presidential primary debate.
June 27, 2019
Arizona Citizens For The Arts Gets New Leader
Arizona’s arts advocacy organization is getting a new leader.
June 27, 2019
FTC Plans Crackdown On Spam Robocalls
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office is going after companies behind those annoying unsolicited phone calls we all get.
June 27, 2019

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