KJZZ News

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival wrapped up this weekend in Indio, California. But, our guest wishes some of those fans would pay a little more attention to what’s going on outside the Empire Polo Club.
Apr. 23, 2018
Foster parents in Arizona have to comply with a lot of rules in their homes, but should they also have to comply with rules that regulate how they keep guns in their homes?
Apr. 23, 2018
Earlier this month, when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress about his company’s use of consumers’ data, he said, “we do not allow hate groups on Facebook, overall.” That statement spurred one journalist to speak out.
Apr. 23, 2018
Sexual harassment and assault complaints are a significant problem in detention centers. More than 1,200 complaints were filed in that category between 2010 and September 2017, primarily in ICE custody.
Apr. 23, 2018
Governor Ducey’s proposed 20 percent pay increase for Arizona teachers over the next three years initially received widespread support. But as concerns mounted about how sustainable the financing of the raises would be, teachers made the decision to walkout this Thursday.
Apr. 23, 2018
Presidential candidates come from a number of different backgrounds. They can be senators or members of Congress, governors or business-people. But, they’re generally not mayors.
Apr. 23, 2018
Teachers in Arizona are preparing to walkout on Thursday. Ahead of that, some schools are seeing quick rallies ahead of the first morning bell.
Apr. 23, 2018
Two Mesa Community College professors recently published an article on wooden Japanese calculation tablets that represent a mathematical mystery.
Apr. 23, 2018
The San Francisco Giants will benefit from a deal between the cities of Phoenix and Scottsdale. It calls for the team’s player development program to move from Scottsdale to Phoenix’s Papago Baseball Complex which has seen little activity since the Oakland A’s moved to Mesa a few years ago.
Apr. 23, 2018
Last week, a U.S. House panel approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps or SNAP recipients as part of the Farm Bill. As KJZZs Kathy Ritchie reports, these requirements could impact older adults and people with disabilities.
Apr. 23, 2018
U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states.
Apr. 23, 2018
There’s a rising tension over water in the Southwest. Agencies that manage the Colorado River are attempting to publicly shame an increasingly isolated water agency in Arizona. The feud has the potential to upset negotiations over the river’s future.
Apr. 23, 2018
Tuesday’s special election in the conservative 8th Congressional District is now being looked at as another midterm bellwether, after special election shockers in Pennsylvania and Alabama. Both candidates were out on Saturday to motivate their supporters.
Republicans Taking Nothing For Granted In 8th District Race
Apr. 23, 2018
The American Lung Association issued its 2018 "State of the Air" report — and Phoenix stinks. Of the 10 most ozone-polluted cities, Phoenix is ranked eight.
Apr. 23, 2018
President Donald Trump says he can fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. However, constitutional expert Robert McWhirter argued on Arizona Horizon that President Trump probably can’t fire Mueller unless he's done something wrong.
Apr. 22, 2018
With The Show to talk about Arizona teachers announcing a strike date, the final days leading up to the special election in the 8th Congressional District and more are former legislative leader Chris Herstam and former Superintendent of Public Instruction Jaime Molera.
Apr. 22, 2018
Arizona teachers are preparing to strike on Thursday, despite a promise by Governor Doug Ducey to give them a 20 percent raise by 2020. Cathy Matsumoto has been a special education teacher in Mesa for the past eight years. Speaking on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday, Matsumoto said Ducey’s plan is missing some key points.
Apr. 22, 2018
Former Secretary of State Ken Bennett has announced he is challenging Governor Doug Ducey in the Republican primary. Bennett says a broader tax base would help to weather downturns in the economy.
Apr. 21, 2018
Governor Doug Ducey will face some competition in this year’s Republican primary election. Former Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett said he plans to challenge Ducey.
Apr. 21, 2018
Meghan McCain tweeted Wednesday that she is returning to Arizona from New York to be with her family. She thanked everyone for their prayers for her father Senator John McCain. Senator Jeff Flake also plans to visit McCain this weekend.
Apr. 21, 2018

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