KJZZ News

Bitter Smith: Conflict Allegations An Intimidation Strategy
Arizona Corporation Commissioner Susan Bitter Smith maintains she's free of conflicts after KJZZ raised questions Monday, calling the allegations an “intimidation strategy” by a watchdog group.
Aug. 26, 2015
Critic Robrt Pela Offers Preview Of Phoenix Theater Season
Many of the traditional signs of fall are upon us — school’s back in session, temperatures should — at least theoretically — start coming down a bit and the new theater season will be starting up soon.
Aug. 26, 2015
New ASU School Examines Link Between Tech, Society
A new school at ASU aims to look at the relationship between tech and society; it’s called the School for the Future of Innovation in Society.
Aug. 26, 2015
Judge Rules Arizona Medicaid Plan Hospital Fee Constitutional
A judge has ruled that a hospital assessment that was passed by the Legislature that pays for the expansion of the state's Medicaid program is constitutional.
Aug. 26, 2015
Arizona Technology Council Presidents Touts Importance Of  JTEDs
Steve Zylstra says Joint Technical Education Districts, or JTED’s, need more investment now that the economy’s turning around.
Aug. 26, 2015
Arizona Town Hall Presents Recommendations For Transportation
Transportation is one of those issues that seems to be a pretty constant topic of discussion in Arizona — be it public transit, freeways, bridges or any number of other issues.
Aug. 26, 2015
Mayor Greg Stanton, Political Strategists Talk About Phoenix Election Results
Phoenix voters last night re-elected Mayor Greg Stanton. Unofficial results show he won about 65 percent of the vote
Aug. 26, 2015
Demolition Prep Begins On Homes In Loop 202 Extension Path
The demolition process for the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway extension project began Wednesday in the Goldman Ranch neighborhood near Ahwatukee. Crews are doing mostly prep work right now.
Aug. 26, 2015
John McCain: Donald Trump Cant Win Election Without Hispanic Vote
McCain said Trump’s immigration policy, which calls for deporting all illegal immigrants currently in the country, is a big problem.
Aug. 26, 2015
Arizona Home Prices Up 6.8 Percent In Past Year
After years of disappointing performance, there are real signs of life in the Arizona real estate market.
Aug. 26, 2015
Makers Labs Offer New Economic Opportunity To Phoenix-Area Businesses
If you’re an inventor or even just a tinkerer, acquiring a well-stocked space to create can often be an expensive prospect. The cost of the needed equipment used to be a roadblock for many would be inventors, but places known as “makers labs” are starting to change that.
Aug. 26, 2015
University Of Arizona Announces Partnership With Uber To Research Driverless Cars
Uber is partnering with the University of Arizona to develop mapping technology as the ride-hailing company expands its research of driverless car technology.
Aug. 26, 2015
Preliminary Phoenix Election Results: Mayor Stanton Reelected, Prop 104 Passes
In a three-way race, incumbent Mayor Greg Stanton needed a 51 percent margin of victory to claim a new term — he won with 65 percent of the vote.
Aug. 26, 2015
Printing Ballots On Election Day
Maybe you stopped by the polls this Election Day to cast your vote. But in some locations the poll workers had some trouble printing ballots.
Aug. 25, 2015
Attorney Demands Record Preservation Ahead Of Possible Lawsuit Against Arizona Corporation Commissioner
A local attorney is demanding that documents and records be preserved in anticipation of a potential lawsuit after KJZZ raised questions of possible conflicts of interest regarding Arizona Corporation Commissioner Susan Bitter Smith.
Aug. 25, 2015
Valley Leaders: Scottsdale Should Pass Anti-Discrimination Ordinance
A group of business and community leaders are calling on the city of Scottsdale to officially pass an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect the rights of all people in the city, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Aug. 25, 2015
Car Companies Use Technology To Adapt Vehicles To Older Drivers
Older drivers face different challenges than younger ones. But technology is helping engineers design for both demographics.
Aug. 25, 2015
Phoenix Polling Problems
Today is election day in Phoenix and other cities across the Valley.
Aug. 25, 2015
Universities Making Changes To Health Services They Offer
Universities are making changes to the health services they provide on campus.
Aug. 25, 2015
How Airplane Emergency Slides Are Tested In Phoenix
Emergency slides on an aircraft has been deployed before at a testing facility. One of those is right here in Phoenix, at UTC Aerospace Systems.
Aug. 25, 2015

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