How many hours is OK when it comes to screen time for kids? Ed Finn of Arizona State University's Center for Science and the Imagination wrote about that in Slate recently, and The Show talked with him.
A former NAU student will be sentenced a month from now after pleading guilty last week to one count of manslaughter and three counts of aggravated assault. Steven Jones admitted to fatally shooting another student and wounding three others.
For years, critics have argued about whether Phoenix — the fifth largest city in the country — is a real food city, a place where big dining concepts thrive and surprise diners. Now, as we head into a new era, the question looms: Has Phoenix finally made it?
A sales tax on online purchases is bringing in a considerable amount of revenue, and as the Arizona Legislature prepares to begin its new session, representatives are faced with deciding what to spend it on. The state is projecting a $750 million budget surplus for this fiscal year.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a war powers resolution that limits President Donald Trump’s authority to order military action against Iran. The vote passed almost along party lines, including within Arizona’s congressional delegation.
Tonto National Forest officials say workers plan Monday to begin installing 4 miles of steel fencing along and near the lower Salt River east of metro Phoenix to prevent wild horses from crossing the Bush Highway and to keep livestock from mingling with the horse herd.
Billboards are ubiquitous on some Valley freeways, but nowhere to be found along other roads. Through KJZZ's Q&AZ reporting project, a listener asked who decides when a billboard is allowed along the highway and when to keep them off the side of the road.
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Phoenix is looking to collect public donations to plant more trees. But the idea is being met with some skepticism. During a recent city subcommittee meeting, Chief Sustainability Officer Mark Hartman pitched the process.
A new online tool lets you decide how to spend over $1.4 billion that make up the general fund. You can move money around, adding or subtracting funds from different departments. You can also decide whether to increase or decrease sales and property taxes.
Republicans and Democrats, so often at odds on hot button issues at the Arizona Capitol, appear to be in agreement when it comes to regulating short-term rentals, like Airbnb. They still face an obstacle in the governor, who says he’s opposed to measures that significantly walk back the law he signed four years ago.
Former state lawmaker David Stringer is running for office again in Yavapai County. Stringer resigned from the Arizona House of Representatives in 2019 after allegations of paying young boys for sex in 1983 came to light. He announced plans to challenge incumbent Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk, who was elected in 2000.
Navigating the hundreds of measures proposed by the state legislature will be easier now thanks to a new website that will feature a full rundown of proposed legislation. A website maintained by the Arizona Legislature has a full rundown of proposed new laws, amendments to proposals, and even the roll-call votes in committees and on the floor.
Just a year after approval of the much-heralded Drought Contingency Plan, Arizona lawmakers once again face tough questions of how to deal with the increased demand for water in the face of drier weather — and getting water to where it is needed.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and his fellow Republican counterparts in other states are urging the Supreme Court to not hurry on a case on the Affordable Care Act. Democrats in Congress are asking the Court to hear their appeal soon.