KJZZ News

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.
October 19, 2011
Arizona Theatre Company's artistic director David Ira Goldstein talks to Steve Goldstein (no relation) about the upcoming original play Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club.
October 19, 2011
Arizona State University president Michael Crow sits down with host Steve Goldstein to talk about the DREAM act, getting Arizona's universities on track, and making both popular and unpopular decisions in order to keep ASU innovative.
October 19, 2011
Las Vegas Review columnist Steve Sebelius and Arizona Republic reporter Dan Nowicki give insight about the important role the Southwest plays in the presidential primaries. Staying in or dropping out..
October 19, 2011
Once again YOU - KJZZ's amazing listeners came through raising a total of $509,060 including successful challenges and member matching funds in support of YOUR Public Radio Station KJZZ. A total of 12,124 listeners entered the contests, of that number, 5760 pledged and KJZZ added a total of 2594 new members to the KJZZ family.
October 18, 2011
Arizona is bringing in more money than expected.  August revenues were around eight and a half percent higher than the same month last year.  And, so far this fiscal year, the state has collected one and a half billion dollars more than it did last year.
October 18, 2011
“Secure our border” is a common refrain from some elected officials discussing immigration reform.   But KJZZ Commentator Julie Erfle says it’s time for them to start discussing real solutions.
October 14, 2011
Phoenix mayoral candidates Greg Stanton and Wes Gullett sit down with Here and Now host Steve Goldstein to talk about their plans for Phoenix. Gullett and Stanton also answer listener questions and comments about the issues most important to Phoenix residents.
October 12, 2011
Chief Content Officer Youth Media - KJZZKJZZ and Rio Salado Community College are looking for a mission driven individual that is passionate about media and technology.  The successful candidate will be a creative thinker who understands how young people consume media today and will work to blend their consumption habits with the implementation of a substantive media experience and teaching curriculum.
October 11, 2011
Executive Director Youth Media Center - KJZZ KJZZ and Rio Salado Community College are looking for a mission driven individual who is a visionary early adopter with a track record of innovation and team building skills to serve in the capacity of Executive Director to help create a non-profit youth media enterprise.
October 11, 2011
Steve Goldstein talks with Author-Pediatrician Mark Vonnegut about his battles with mental illness and the influence of his father Kurt. Click to hear edited and unedited versions of the conversation.
October 10, 2011
More than 150 Community radio stations have hit the airwaves of Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban in 2002 and many received start-up money from the US Government.  But has that money dries up, what happens to these community broadcasters? To figure that out, a group of Afghani Broadcasters traveled to the US in September to learn what they could from broadcasters here.
October 10, 2011
Valley commuters are seeing something new along a couple of Phoenix area freeways this morning. Arizona Department of Transportation opened new stretches of High Occupancy Vehicle lanes early this morning along the Loop 202 Santan Freeway in Chandler and the Loop 101 Agua Fria Freeway in the Glendale & Peoria areas.
October 10, 2011
What role did those close to Senate President Russell Pearce play in the sham campaign of Olivia Cortes?  A court hearing scheduled for this afternoon was canceled after Cortes withdrew from the recall election yesterday.
October 07, 2011
Senator Russell Pearce and challenger Jerry Lewis displayed contrasting styles in a Mesa Chamber of Commerce Debate.   The two are on the ballot in next month's recall election of Pearce.  The senator showcased his knowledge and tough nosed approach to policies while Lewis came across as a polite newcomer who vows to work with others.
October 07, 2011
November’s recall election is back down to two candidates…after Olivia Cortes withdrew from the race today.  In a statement, Cortes says, in part, quote…due to the constant intimidation and harassment of me, my family, friends, and neighbors I have decided to drop out of the race for state senator in LD 18.
October 07, 2011
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.
October 07, 2011
Senator Russell Pearce and challenger Jerry Lewis displayed contrasting styles in a Mesa Chamber of Commerce Debate.   The two are on the ballot in next month's recall election of Pearce.  The senator showcased his knowledge and tough nosed approach to policies while Lewis came across as a polite newcomer who vows to work with others.
October 07, 2011
Immigration is the key issue dividing Arizona's State Senate President and his opponent in a November recall election. At a debate Thursday night, Senator Russell Pearce (left) and businessman Jerry Lewis (right) sparred over whether Arizona’s tough immigration laws have been a boost or a bust.
October 07, 2011
Author of the book Adrift: Charting Our Course Back to a Great Nation Steven Beschloss talks to host Steve Goldstein and answers listener questions about the nation's current course. Beschloss stresses the importance of citizen participation in government, and grassroots efforts to get the nation back on track.
October 05, 2011

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