Because of the new federal tax law, individual taxpayers are asking their accountants a lot of questions this last week in 2018. Arizona accountants say there’s a lot of confusion as to whether taxpayers will secure a tax benefit if they make a donation before the end of the year.
Workers tore down the nearly 50-year-old Scottsdale Airport terminal and built an aviation business center. It features a park-like plaza area, public viewing area and new restaurant with views of the McDowell Mountains.
It’s important to note that not all people celebrate Christmas. Of course, Hannukah is probably the most well-known “other” December holiday, but The Show discovered that one that’s gaining steam is Phoestivus, the holiday for the rest of us.
Ben's Bells were there after the 2011 shooting at a supermarket in Tucson that left former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords critically injured. And they were there after the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut. There is the story behind the small bells hung in the face of hardship, and why they also chime in Phoenix.
This year KJZZ commemorated Arizona’s birthday by dispatched our reporters far and wide to bring you stories from the region you've probably never heard before. We called the series “Untold Arizona” and our correspondents brought back surprising stories from a range of subjects.
It’s been 25 years since the Family and Medical Leave Act, known as FMLA, was approved by the federal government, and in the years since then, half of U.S. states haven’t moved beyond the basics related to protection of unpaid leave.
A controversial case that will test the strength of Phoenix’s gay anti-discrimination law. The Arizona Supreme Court is preparing for oral arguments, and briefs filed in the case reveal who’s on which side.
New leaders in the Scottsdale Unified School District will weigh in on the search for a new superintendent early next year. The board considered appointing acting Superintendent John Kriekard the permanent leader at a meeting Dec. 20, but ultimately took no action.
Public health advocates are urging Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to legalize needle exchange programs. A letter delivered to the governor’s office this week says it’s a deeply needed response to the state’s drug overdose crisis.