Fronteras: the Changing America Desk reporters are visiting communities across the Southwest to gauge what life is like in a post economic housing boom. It’s part of an all-new series called Beyond Sprawl - Rethinking the Southwestern Economy, Nov.
As a tough economy continues to squeeze many budgets, the rental market is expanding beyond traditional items like apartments or cars. What else are you renting? Whether it's for personal or business use, KJZZ's Changing America Desk wants to learn more about what sorts of things you're renting that you once would have purchased instead.
Supporters of soon-to-be former Senate President Russell Pearce say the idea to have another candidate in the race to divert votes backfired. Olivia Cortes dropped out of the recall election after she revealed in court that she had no idea who paid for people to collect signatures or who paid for and put up signs with her name on them.
The architect of Arizona’s controversial immigration law is out. Russell Pearce is the first lawmaker in state history to lose his seat in a recall election. It was a dramatic fall for a tough-talking Tea Party favorite who became one of Arizona’s most powerful politicians.
National Geographic public speaker and photographer Mattias Klum sits down with Steve Goldstein to talk about art, nature, conservation, and following your passion. Mattias is speaking Wednesday, November 9th at 7:30 in the Mesa Arts Center.
??Andrew Thomas took the stand in a disciplinary hearing that could disbar him if found he violated ethical rules.
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In January Phoenix will have a new mayor. Greg Stanton talks to host Steve Goldstein about winning the runoff election for Phoenix mayor Tuesday night. Former Phoenix mayor Paul Johnson weighs in with his reaction to this year's race.
For the first time in Arizona history, a state legislator is recalled. State Senate President Russell Pearce—who many consider the most powerful politician in the state—lost to charter school administrator Jerry Lewis.
You may think twice about adding one traditional item to your Thanksgiving meal this year.
The price of pecans continues to go up. The price of a bag of pecans is now 11-dollars. It’s gone up one dollar every year since 2008.
The campaigns of Senate President Russell Pearce and opponent Jerry Lewis are making an all-out push to get people to vote in Tuesday’s recall election. Many political observers--even the campaigns themselves--think the race is too close to call.
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.
Some of the original backers of the Independent Redistricting Commission say the Governor and state Republican senators went too far in removing its chair. Colleen Mathis was dismissed earlier this week for what Governor Brewer called “substantial neglect of duty or gross misconduct in office.
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.
Fill-in host Mark Brodie talks to Senator Steve Pierce about the controversy surrounding the redistricting commission in Arizona. Dennis Welch, managing editor of Arizona Guardian.com, and Chris Herstam, head of government relations for Lewis and Roca, also weigh in on the vote to remove the chairwoman of the independent redistricting commission.
Mark Brodie fills in for Steve Goldstein and talks to Jim Rounds, senior economist and with Elliot D Pollack and Company, and Bob Young, columnist with the Arizona Republic, about the state of pro sports in Arizona.
Mark Brodie fills in for host Steve Goldstein. Brodie talks to the new consul general of Israel for the southwestern United States about the decision to admit Palestine as a member of UNESCO. They also talk about the importance of Israel's relationship with the Arizona and the US.
In honor of Halloween, and the day of the dead, La Dia de les Muertes, you'll hear lots of old black magic, pumpkins and moonlight, when Blaise puts a spell on you with her delightful Halloween show on Monday night.