The Arizona Supreme Court will be asked to decide if Governor Brewer’s removal of the chair of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is legal. An attorney for I-R-C chair Colleen Mathis says his client wasn’t afforded due process.
The Arizona Child Safety Task Force will meet at the state capitol this morning. The Governor created the 19-member panel after more than a dozen kids died at the hands or their parents or guardians over the past year.
Hanging Holiday Lights is a tradition for many people. Most start that process about this time of year. But what if you have three and a half MILLION lights to string? This is the 20th year the Phoenix Zoo has staged its Zoo Lights holiday show & officially opens today to the public.
Mesa Mayor Scott Smith talks to Steve Goldstein about the growth of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, and what it means for Arizona.Smith says adding more airlines to the Gateway doesn't put them in competition with Sky Harbor, but rather keeps up with growth in the valley.
Listen to the recorded broadcast of the Department of Justice press conference Thursday.Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Division Thomas E. Perez at Thursday's press conference. (Photo by Paul Atkinson/KJZZ)Share your thoughts on Sheriff Joe.
Valley businesses are concerned about lost profits if lawmakers in Washington fail to agree on a payroll tax cut extension. One small business in Tempe worries returning to the old tax bracket could cause a trickle-down effect that hurts both local communities and businesses.
Governor Jan Brewer is reviewing recommendations for improving Arizona's Child Protective Services system. Brewer had created a task force to address problems within CPS.From Phoenix, KJZZ's Steve Goldstein reports.
The state senate officially voted in a new president Monday. The chamber’s Republican majority gave Steve Pierce the top job this fall…after former Senate President Russell Pearce lost his recall election.
A state senate committee Wednesday morning is scheduled to take up a measure to ban cell phones behind the wheel…but only for some drivers. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports. MARK BRODIE: Senate Bill 1056 would apply to drivers younger than 18, who have had their licenses for less than six months.
A proposed state election law aims to lift the veil of secrecy for organizations created to influence the outcome of elections. As KJZZ’s Paul Atkinson reports from Phoenix, the law would force the disclosure of donors who currently can remain anonymous.
Congressman David Schweikert (R-AZ) gives his opinion on the State of the Union address and redistricting in Arizona. Schweikert says the State of the Union should have had more meat and opened up honest communication with citizens about issues in Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.
Last year, we told you the story of a woman who uses medical marijuana as she recovers from cancer. (She wishes to remain anonymous.) At the time she first spoke with us, Arizona’s voter-approved medical marijuana law was still very much up in the air.
Communications director for the Arizona Republican Party Shane Wikfors and political strategist Nathan Sproul of the Lincoln Consulting Group talk about the impact of the presidential campaign on Arizona and vice versa.
In Arizona, California, and 15 other states, medical marijuana is legal. Studies estimate that around 80% of American support medical marijuana legalization.But we're curious to know what you think about marijuana, period.
Arizona will get more than $1.6 billion, as part of a $26 billion national settlement with five banks over abuses in the mortgage market. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports. Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne spoke at a press conference Thursday.
The Wallow Fire burned in Eastern Arizona and Western New Mexico from May 29-July 8, 2011. It charred over 800 square miles, surpassing 2002's Rodeo-Chediski fire as the largest wildfire in Arizona's history.
Republicans will gather outside of Phoenix on Wednesday for the last prime-time presidential primary debate before Super Tuesday. All eyes will be on Rick Santorum, the latest candidate to challenge Mitt Romney’s grip on the nomination.
A year-end report on Maricopa County’s air quality shows last year was one of the worst on record. As KJZZ’s Paul Atkinson reports from Phoenix, dust storms and pollution from California played a major role.
The Navajo Nation has sued Urban Outfitters months after the tribe sent a cease and desist letter to the clothing retailer demanding it pull the "Navajo" name from its products. The lawsuit was filed late yesterday in Federal court.
DENNIS LAMBERT: Your computer could be facing a major problem this week. Ken Colburn, CEO of Tempe based Data Docs, says the problem is likely to come Thursday as servers on so-called ‘botnets’ that were sending surfers to bogus websites, are shut down for good.