KJZZ News

Health Insurance Open Enrollment Slow So Far In Arizona
Arizonans who don't get health insurance through their employers or qualify for Medicaid don't appear to be rushing to buy individual plans for 2019, despite a looming Dec. 15 open enrollment deadline.
Nov. 30, 2018
Funding Comes Together For Nogales Cold Inspection Facility
Nogales produce importers are hoping that a cold inspection facility at the border could help extend the import season.
Nov. 30, 2018
With Tax Cuts And Wage Hikes, Cautious Optimism On Border
Mexico’s incoming president has promised dramatic policy changes for the country’s border region. The goal is to promote economic development with lower taxes and higher wages.
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Nov. 30, 2018
Ducey To Ask For $30M In Budget Plan For Drought
Negotiations on a drought plan for Arizona took a step forward on Thursday. The head of the state water department said Gov. Doug Ducey will ask for significant state dollars — $30 million — in his upcoming budget proposal to help make the Drought Contingency Plan a reality.
Nov. 29, 2018
DOJ Offers Grant To Address Crimes In Indian Country
The U.S. Department of Justice is offering funding to help public safety agencies deal with violent crime in Indian country.
Nov. 29, 2018
Ex-Valley Metro Executive Gets Job With NC Light Rail
A North Carolina light-rail transit project is using a consultant who pleaded guilty in September to a fraud charge linked to his work as chief executive at Valley Metro.
Nov. 29, 2018
Study: Southeastern Arizona Needs Two Ports Of Entry
Southeastern Arizona took a small but crucial step this week toward a new port of entry after a review from the federal government.
Nov. 29, 2018
Increase In Syphilis Cases Among Women, Babies
The number of syphilis cases among women and babies in the state is on the rise. The Arizona Department of Health has been monitoring the growing number of cases.
Nov. 29, 2018
NASA Announces Partners On Moon-To-Mars Campaign
NASA has picked nine U.S. companies to bid for as-yet unannounced contracts related to a return to the moon. The selection is part of the agency’s new direction under President Donald Trump’s Space Policy Directive-1.
Nov. 29, 2018
What Does The FDA
In 2011, the head of the Food and Drug Administration was adamant that the United States should not cut corners to fast-track the approval of medical devices.
Nov. 29, 2018
Number Of Undocumented Immigrants Reaches 12-Year Low
The Trump administration has increased efforts over two years to tighten border security and adopt policies to deter more undocumented immigrants from crossing into the U.S. But there had already been a slowing of undocumented immigration prior to that.
Nov. 29, 2018
New Book Tells The Story Of A Young Benjamin Franklin
When we think about this country’s Founding Fathers, we often picture them as old men. But, a new book looks at the younger days of one of this country’s most accomplished inventors, diplomats and scientists. Historian Nick Bunker talked to The Show about his new book.
Nov. 29, 2018
Gay Wedding Invitation Card Lawsuit Heads To Arizona Supreme Court
Arizona’s highest court is set to decide whether a Phoenix law aimed at prohibiting businesses from discriminating against LGBTQ people violates the state’s constitution.
Nov. 29, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Bells Jingle Across Valley During Holidays
Listen to the sounds of Garrett Helminski and Renee Gerke ringing in the donations for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign.
Nov. 29, 2018
Podcast Playlist: The Kitchen Sisters
Stories from the b-side of history. Lost recordings, hidden worlds, people possessed by a sound, a vision, a mission. The episodes tell deeply layered stories, lush with interviews, field recordings and music.
Nov. 29, 2018
The Takeaway: Chemical Attack On Central American Migrants Puts America
154 years ago, the U.S. military opened fire on a group of Native Americans in Colorado. Last weekend, Border Patrol agents lobbed canisters of tear-gas at Central American migrants, and while the events are different, the motives are similar. Who gets to call the United States home?
Nov. 29, 2018
The Takeaway: What
This Friday, world leaders will be meeting for the G20 Summit. Although the Saudi Crown Prince's appearance, Venezuela, and escalating tensions between Ukraine and Russia will be highlights of the summit, the main event will be the meeting between President Trump and China's Xi Jinping.
Nov. 29, 2018
What Sci-Fi Can Teach Us About Today
For decades, science fiction has been one of the most impactful genres in film, tv and books — whether it’s because the topics include challenges to our humanity, concerns about a dystopian future or great action accompanied by moral questions.
Nov. 29, 2018
Climate Changes May Have Impact On Economy
The National Climate Assessment, released last week, has some fairly dire warnings about the potential impacts of climate change.
Nov. 29, 2018
Family Separations At The Border Continue
On June 20, the Trump administration officially ended its ‘zero tolerance’ policy that resulted in thousands of families being separated as they crossed the border into the U.S. But a new investigation from ProPublica finds that the Trump administration has quietly resumed the practice.
Nov. 29, 2018

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