KJZZ News

Reclamation Commissioner Starts Federal Process For DCP
The federal Bureau of Reclamation said Friday a Drought Contingency Plan is still not done.
Feb. 1, 2019
Pronghorn Relocated To Make Room For Developments
An American Pronghorn herd has been thinned and relocated to make room for new developments. The Arizona Game and Fish Department estimates the Glassford hill herd had 70 to 100 pronghorns.
Feb. 1, 2019
Lawmaker Proposes Sports Betting Throughout Arizona
While many bettors may be heading to Nevada to make their Super Bowl wagers for Sunday’s big game, an Arizona lawmaker is proposing a bill that could keep them right here.
Feb. 1, 2019
Self-Driving Cars Could Exacerbate Gridlock
Self-driving cars in Phoenix have seen their share of harassment over the last few years. But that’s nothing compared to the road rage they’ll inspire if one transportation planner’s prediction comes to pass.
Feb. 1, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Feb. 1, 2019
With The Show to talk about the present and possible future of Representative David Stringer, along with Kelli Ward taking over as chair of the Arizona GOP and more were attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera and consultant Chris Baker of Trailhead Strategic Communications.
Feb. 1, 2019
January Jobs Numbers Better Than Expected
The January jobs numbers are out from the U.S. Labor Department, and while many were bracing for a possible thud in the market due to the partial government shutdown, the news turned out to be not so bad.
Feb. 1, 2019
Efforts To Increase Philanthropy To Native American Causes
A report issued last year finds that in 10 states, including Arizona, a tiny fraction of overall community foundation funding goes to Native American causes and organizations. But, there are efforts to try to bring that number up.
Feb. 1, 2019
Heart Attacks Declining For Older, Rising For Younger
There’s good news and there’s bad news when it comes to heart attacks.
Feb. 1, 2019
Kelli Ward Looks Ahead As Chair Of Arizonas GOP
A few days ago, the Arizona Republican and Democratic parties chose their chairs. On Thursday, The Show spoke with Democrat Felecia Rotellini. She was re-elected chair following a successful 2018. Today, The Show was joined by Kelli Ward.
Feb. 1, 2019
Iraqi Artist Opens New Gallery In Phoenix
Tonight is the First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Phoenix and, according to the Phoenix New Times, there’s a new gallery opening up just a few blocks north in midtown.
Feb. 1, 2019
New AZ Dept. Of Ed Audit Committee To Meet Monday
With Kathy Hoffman as the new Superintendent of Public Instruction, there will be some changes to the Arizona Department of Education.
Feb. 1, 2019
The Takeaway: The United States And China, The Best Of Frenemies
This week, top U.S. and Chinese officials met again for another round of trade talks, aimed at ending the trade war. The deadline for a reaching a final deal is March 1st.
Feb. 1, 2019
VW Doles Out Last Of Settlement Owed To Arizona Consumers
Volkswagen has completed restitution for Arizona consumers who bought or leased vehicles involved in an emissions cheating scandal.
Feb. 1, 2019
 FEC Flags McSally For Excessive Campaign Donations
Arizona Sen. Martha McSally, whose fundraising practices have drawn scrutiny in the past, appears to have accepted more than $270,000 in excessive campaign contributions during the recent midterm campaign, according to the Federal Election Commission.
Feb. 1, 2019
Arizona Conforming To Federal Income Tax Law
Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate voted Thursday to conform Arizona's income tax deductions to federal law, which is what Gov. Doug Ducey wanted.
Feb. 1, 2019
#ArizonaHaiku: Send Us Your Arizona-Inspired Haikus
The Show wants your Arizona-inspired haikus! Tell us your thoughts on the Grand Canyon State in 17 syllables. We’ll choose a random poet every Friday morning in February, who will win a special KJZZ item.
Feb. 1, 2019
Arizona Game And Fish Sets Up Eagle Cam
It’s breeding season for the once-endangered bald eagle, and a nest near Lake Pleasant has been such a successful site, the Arizona Game and Fish Department set up a web cam to view it.
Jan. 31, 2019
Scottsdale Sales Tax Increases Friday
Starting Friday, shoppers in Scottsdale will pay more in sales tax. Voters approved the higher sales tax rate last November.
Jan. 31, 2019
Arizona Legislature Approves Drought Contingency Plan
Arizona will join a drought plan for the Colorado River, narrowly meeting a federal deadline that threatened to blow up a compromise years in the making for the seven states that draw water from the constrained river. The Arizona House and Senate overwhelmingly supported the legislation and Gov. Doug Ducey promptly signed it, avoiding potentially more severe cutbacks imposed by the federal government.
Jan. 31, 2019
After Some Long-Lasting ‘Ups’, Peso Hits Some ‘Downs’
The Mexican Peso had some of its strongest days in years, partially benefited by the U.S. government’s shutdown. But the trend is changing, affected by the Mexican government’s oil strategy.
Jan. 31, 2019

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