KJZZ News

AZ StoryCorps: Keeping Promises
Henry Salinas talks to his friend Edward Upshaw about why he chose to start an organization to stop gang violence and the legacy of his work.  StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit whose mission is to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share and preserve the stories of our lives.
Sept. 20, 2013
Budget Cut Challenges
Ken Strobeck of the League of Arizona Cities and Towns talks to host Steve Goldstein about the challenge of budget cuts and impact fees effecting municipalities in Arizona.
Sept. 20, 2013
Andrew Thomas Hearing
Ray Stern, reporter for Phoenix New Times, joins host Steve Goldstein to talk about the Andrew Thomas Hearing.Former Maricopa County attorney Andrew Thomas and two of his deputies face 33 ethical violation charges for actions taken between 2006 through 2010.
Sept. 20, 2013
KJZZ Program Changes
Sept. 20, 2013
Cortes Withdraws from Recall Election
Lawyers for the Mesa resident challenging the candidacy of Olivia Cortes in the recall election of state senate president Russell Pearce say they’ll bring their evidence to the Secretary of State and County Attorney’s office.
Sept. 20, 2013
Glendale Couple Struggles After Losing State Medicaid Insurance
Arizona lawmakers approved phasing out a Medicaid program for 6.000 Arizonans with serious medical conditions.  Bill and June Nelson were hoping to survive six months until they could enroll in a new federal insurance program.
Sept. 20, 2013
Child Care Advocates Push for Restoration of Subsidy Money
Child care advocates are asking Governor Jan Brewer to restore almost 14 million dollars that were cut this year from child care subsidies…used by low income parents.  The current state budget eliminates all general fund support for the program.
Sept. 20, 2013
CPS Task Force
Host Steve Goldstein talks to Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery and Arizona Republic columnist Laurie Roberts about the Child Protective Services Task Force, and what can be done to better protect children in Arizona.
Sept. 20, 2013
AZ Highways 50 Greatest Photos
The December issue of Arizona Highways Magazine is a picture postcard of the state.  It includes what the magazine's editors consider the 50 greatest photos to ever appear in the publication.  Joining KJZZ's Morning Edition Host Dennis Lambert is Arizona Highways editor Robert Stieve about this special edition of the publication.
Sept. 20, 2013
Entrepreneurs shunning traditional storefronts for industrial space
In this economy, an empty warehouse doesn’t do much good -- unless you’re looking for a cheap place to open a business. Entrepreneurs have been shunning traditional retail storefronts in favor of industrial space.
Sept. 20, 2013
Latino leaders react to Department of Justice report
Latino elected officials are reacting to allegations of civil rights abuse within the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. As KJZZ’s Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez reports, critics say the Justice Department’s announcement vindicates what they’ve said about the Sheriff’s office for years.
Sept. 20, 2013
No Fiesta Bowl Prosecutions
KJZZ reporter Paul Atkinson gives an overview on Bill Montgomery's Fiesta Bowl investigation...including infractions committed by lawmakers and how they should have handled Fiesta Bowl gifts. None of the lawmakers face criminal charges.
Sept. 20, 2013
Seasons Greetings Pledge
Sept. 20, 2013
Cant hear anything? KJZZ live streaming audio feature under repair
With apologies to our listeners, we are having a technical problem with our live streaming audio feature. This affects listening options through kjzz.org, mobile device apps and certain out-of-area listening devices.
Sept. 20, 2013
California Citrus Threatened by Freeze
????A hard freeze blanketed parts of California, threatening the nation's largest citrus market. Early indications are that the damage is minimal but it'll be a few days before growers can assess the damage.
Sept. 20, 2013
Poll: Occupy, Tea Party movements lose respect in Arizona
A new public opinion poll shows Arizonans are increasingly dissatisfied with the Occupy Wall Street Movement and the Tea Party. KJZZ’s  Peter O’Dowd reports.PETER O’DOWD: Behavior Research Center Pollster Jim Haynes says the our growing displeasure for these political movements is equal opportunity.
Sept. 20, 2013
Bill to ban immunization requirements in higher education advances
Universities and community colleges in Arizona would not be allowed to require their students be immunized, under a bill that won the approval of a state House committee Wednesday.  From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports.
Sept. 20, 2013
State Supreme Court to hear appeal of candidates proficiency
A council candidate in the border town of San Luis, Arizona is appealing a judge’s decision to remove her from a primary ballot because she is not proficient in English. Alejandrina Cabrera’s attorney filed the appeal today.
Sept. 20, 2013
Philanthropy in the Valley: remembering Virginia G. Piper
ASU professor and biographer Melissa Pritchard talks about philanthropist Virginia G. Piper and the impact she had on Arizona. Piper was the wife of Motorola founder Paul Galvin. When Galvin was diagnosed with leukemia, he asked Piper to take on the philanthropic projects he could not finish and taught her the business of philanthropy.
Sept. 20, 2013

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