KJZZ News

Grant Woods
The voter-initiative process has been a part of Arizona’s DNA since statehood. But a series of bills in the current legislative session was aimed at curbing those efforts. Voters of Arizona is going to try to get their own counter-referendum on the November 2018 ballot. Grant Woods is co-chairing that committee with former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson.
May. 8, 2017
The end is near at the state Capitol. After lawmakers pulled an all-nighter and approved a new state budget late last week, they’re expected to adjourn their session this week.
May. 8, 2017
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott
Mexican federal officials say they’re concerned about Texas' new law banning sanctuary cities, and what the disproportionate impact it will have on Mexicans.
May. 8, 2017
the takeaway logo
By rejecting the far-right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen, the French people have rejected anti-immigrant, anti-Europe sentiments. But Macron's win is hardly a broad mandate.
May. 8, 2017
Monday Morning Dumpster Dive
Politico's Dan Diamond discusses the White House budget proposal that would effectively end the Office of National Drug Control Policy amidst a national opioid crisis.
May. 8, 2017
campfire
Maricopa County Parks implemented its annual campfire ban Monday. This is the earliest the ban has been put into effect in 10 years.
May. 8, 2017
There has been a dramatic drop in temperatures over the past 48 hours, and it’s going to stay on the cool side for a few days and there might even be some rain.
May. 8, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey is expected to sign the 2018 state budget today.
May. 8, 2017
Expecting a public backlash, Texas’ Republican Gov. Greg Abbott used social media Sunday night to sign the toughest immigration law since Arizona’s SB 1070.
May. 8, 2017
E-Cigarette
The dangers of using nicotine are well known, and now it’s recognized that a popular nicotine delivery device can also cause serious bodily harm.
May. 8, 2017
An event aimed at empowering women, some of whom are refugees, took place on Sunday and was organized by the American Muslim Women's Association of Arizona.
May. 8, 2017
We see them every day. The man standing along the freeway ramp asking for money. The woman, dressed in layers, pushing a shopping cart. People walking into libraries carrying bags stuffed with personal belongings.
May. 8, 2017
They’re easy to spot as you drive around the Valley: people holding signs asking for handouts. Many people asked us why there are so many panhandlers and what police and government entities are doing about it. Here’s what we found.
May. 8, 2017
Construction is underway on First Place – Phoenix, a unique project for adults with autism. The $15 million project near Third Street and Thomas Road is designed to encourage independent living, connecting residents with autism and other neuro-diversities to their community.
May. 8, 2017
While reporting on the series Homeless in Plain Sight, KJZZ reporters compiled a list of frequently asked questions and answers surrounding the topic of homelessness. Here they are.
May. 8, 2017
The ban is supposed to keep out potential citrus diseases, and President Donald Trump’s administration could have extended it further.
May. 8, 2017
United States Forest Service
The U.S. Forest Service wants to upgrade its current fire shelter — the same shelter that the 19 Yarnell Hill firefighters deployed — but the effort is facing setbacks.
May. 8, 2017
A mockup of the Tempe Streetcar
President Donald Trump signed an appropriations bill that includes $50 million for the Valley project from a U.S. Department of Transportation grant program.
May. 7, 2017
Flagstaff, Arizona
Flagstaff City leaders are looking at how they can reduce traffic and litter caused by winter visitors who come to play in the snow.
May. 6, 2017
TripAdvisor store
Phoenix is on track to welcome TripAdvisor’s first store at a U.S. airport. During a recent city meeting, the Aviation Department shared the latest retail plans for Terminal 4.
May. 6, 2017

Pages