KJZZ News

The Takeaway: One Year After Sexual Assault Accusations Against Steve Wynn, RNC Continues Accepting His Donations
Over a year ago, the #MeToo movement caught up with casino mogul Steve Wynn. Today, the organization that cast him out in response to those allegations is continuing to accept his cash.
May. 21, 2019
Maricopa County Panel Proposes Election Changes
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is considering how to improve county elections in the wake of a rocky primary election day last August and a better-but-still-flawed general election in November.
May. 21, 2019
Third Sex Abuse Bill Is Moving Through Legislature
A third sexual abuse bill threatening to bypass two prior bills now trapped in Republican committees is on the move.
May. 21, 2019
Phoenix Voters To Fill 2 Council Seats In Runoff
Phoenix could have two new City Council members Tuesday night. The seats in Districts 5 and 8 became vacant after Daniel Valenzuela and Kate Gallego left to run for mayor.
May. 21, 2019
Republican Budget Proposal Includes $325 Million Tax Cut
Gov. Doug Ducey and Republican legislative leaders have struck a deal on a nearly $12 billion budget. It includes a $325 million tax cut, some additional education funding, a deposit into the rainy day fund and pay raises for corrections officers.
May. 21, 2019
Western States Sign Historic Agreement To Deal With Drought
Representatives from seven states along with federal water managers met at the Hoover Dam Monday to sign the Drought Contingency Plan — a historic agreement on how to deal with the ongoing drought in the West.
May. 21, 2019
Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar’s Office Tops In Travel Spending In 2018
Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar’s congressional office spent the most of any U.S. House of Representatives member last year on “official” travel. That’s travel that taxpayers pay for — not privately funded travel or campaign travel. Gosar’s office has consistently ranked near the top among House members in this category.
May. 21, 2019
Tempe Police Officer In Fatal Shooting Of Teen Resigns
The Tempe police officer who shot and killed 14-year-old Antonio Arce in January has resigned. In a statement, the Tempe Police Department said police Chief Sylvia Moir met with Officer Joseph Jaen and accepted his resignation effective immediately on Monday afternoon.
May. 20, 2019
Havasupai Secures License To Expand Internet Access
An Arizona tribe whose land is among the most remote in the country plans to expand internet access now that it has a permanent license from the U.S. government.
May. 20, 2019
How Big Agribusiness Could Be Hurting Farming
You've probably heard it said that our food supply has to “feed the world.” But, one expert says that phrase has been hijacked.
May. 20, 2019
Leaked Designs Hint At Future D-Backs Stadium Plans
An opportunity to leave Chase Field in 2022 has increased speculation about where the Arizona Diamondbacks could potentially play — and what their priorities for a new stadium would be. Thanks to AZ Snake Pit, a blog that follows the Diamondbacks, we have some ideas.
May. 20, 2019
BrightEdge Takes Venture Capital Approach To Cancer Treatment
The quest to cure cancer might sound lofty, but plenty of researchers, scientists advocates and investors are chipping away it all the time. Now, the American Cancer Society is launching a new approach with BrightEdge, a philanthropic impact fund.
May. 20, 2019
Court Orders BLM To Reconsider How Chaco Drilling Permits Impact Environment
A federal appeals court has ruled the Bureau of Land Management needs to reconsider how drilling permits could impact natural resources in the area around Chaco Culture National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico.
May. 20, 2019
#RedForEd Sends Teachers To Capitol As Budget Deal Nears
As legislators work to hammer out a budget deal this week, they’ll be greeted by #RedforEd teachers mobilizing to call for more education funding.
May. 20, 2019
On The Ledge: AZ GOP Reach Budget Deal
GOP leaders in the Arizona Legislature have reached a deal with Gov. Ducey on a new state budget, and lawmakers could be voting on it in a few days.
May. 20, 2019
Homeland Security Not Relocating Migrants To Florida
Matthew Casey from KJZZ’s Fronteras desk joins The Show to discuss the latest developments in immigration policy.
May. 20, 2019
Arizona Sees Abnormally Low Temperatures For Late May
May in Arizona usually marks the beginning of the state’s blistering summers, but that is not the case so far this year. Jaret Rogers of the National Weather Service said the temperature is more than 20 degrees below the average for Arizona this time of year.
May. 20, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Afghanistan Election
A pair of elections tops the list of significant international stories this week.
May. 20, 2019
Boas: Republic Dedicates Editorial Page To Vaccinations
In response to national measles outbreak, the Arizona Republic editorial board decided to turn their page over to doctors and nurses in the state who vaccinate their own kids and to explain why vaccinations are important.
May. 20, 2019
The Takeaway: Officer-Involved Deaths — How Much Does the Public Actually Learn?
Oscar Grant, Eric Garner, Sandra Bland: new information has come to light in these cases. What have we learned?
May. 20, 2019

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