KJZZ News

Investigation Finds Problems With Eco-Friendly Homes
The houses are considered "Zero Energy Ready," which, according to the U.S. Energy Department, makes them at least 40 to 50 percent more energy efficient than a typical new home. But, the homeowners argue, their houses are not meeting that goal.
May. 13, 2019
 Arizona
Arizona has the worst student-to-counselor ratio in the country, and Gov. Ducey's funding proposal may not be enough to meet the need.
May. 13, 2019
Boas: Columnist Calls for More Spending On Public Schools
Arizona could restore K-12 education funding to pre-recession levels, but the governor and legislative Republicans have other priorities.
May. 13, 2019
Arizona Lawmakers Continue Work On New State Budget
Arizona lawmakers are set to see their per diems cut on the 120th day of session, but there are still a number of issues they need to address, including a new state budget.
May. 13, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: U.N. Secretary General Tours South Pacific
The Secretary General of the United Nations will focus on climate change as he visits New Zealand, Fiji, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
May. 13, 2019
The Takeaway: Asylum Seekers May Face More Danger in Mexico as Border Patrol Begins Screenings
The Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" policy change is also placing migrants in danger.
May. 13, 2019
Arizona Delegates Respond To Asylum Appeals Court Ruling
Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are reacting to a federal appeals court ruling that asylum seekers at the southern border can be held in Mexico while their cases are considered.
May. 13, 2019
6 Accused Of Using Card Skimmers At Arizona Gas Stations
The six men are accused of stealing credit card information from customers at Phoenix-area gas stations, then using that information to print it on fraudulent cards to buy hundreds of gallons of fuel on the black market.
May. 13, 2019
Insult To Injury: Arizona Inmates Billed For Prison Health Care
A new investigation from KJZZ has found that more than a dozen inmates in Arizona prisons are being chased by debt collectors for unpaid medical bills incurred while they were incarcerated. People in state prisons say the medical bills are adding insult to injury. Hear from people who are getting collection notices delivered to their cells and learn about the effects these bills can have on their chances for a successful re-entry to society.
May. 13, 2019
On Mother’s Day, Sonorans March For Missing Families
Friday was Mother’s Day in Mexico, and some took to the streets in neighboring Sonora and across Mexico to bring attention to their missing loved ones.
May. 13, 2019
Arizona Gas Prices Leveling Off
The price at the pump continues to be significantly higher than this time last year. The average price of unleaded gasoline in Arizona is $3.16 a gallon. That’s up a penny from last week.
May. 13, 2019
Dick Tomey, Former UA Head Football Coach, Dies At 80
Dick Tomey, the winningest football coach in University of Arizona history, has died of cancer. He was 80.
May. 13, 2019
Republican State Senators Holding Out on Budget Vote
Three Republican senators for various reasons have claimed they won't vote.
May. 13, 2019
The Takeaway: Laws Across The Country Seek To Limit Abortion To 6 Weeks
The Alabama bill aims to criminalize abortion in almost all cases and would charge doctors with up to 99 years in prisons for providing abortions.
May. 13, 2019
AZ Joins Alledged Generic Drug Price Conspiracy Lawsuit
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich joined 43 other state attorneys general in alleging that 19 of the country’s largest generic drug manufactures illegally coordinated to raise prices.
May. 13, 2019
Mill Avenue Shutting Down For Street Car Construction
Closure and construction coincides with most ASU students being out of town for summer.
May. 13, 2019
The Pulse: Our Plastic Footprint Sinks, Right To The Bottom Of The Sea
When we think of plastic in the ocean, we tend to think of it floating on the surface. Maybe you’ve heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and envision an island-sized carpet of trash floating in the middle of the sea? In fact, it’s so much more than that.
May. 13, 2019
Trump Tariffs May Flatten Arizona
On Friday, the Trump administration increased tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, from 10 percent to 25 percent. Goods made from imported aluminum and steel are being hit twice — after also being tariffed last year. For Arizona grocery stores, the additional aluminum tariff is a dent in the canned beverage business.
May. 13, 2019
Mexico’s President Wants To Decriminalize Illegal Drugs — But Which?
Mexico's president is proposing major drug reform in his country, decriminalizing illegal drugs and transferring resources from fighting drug trafficking to efforts towards reducing drug addiction.
May. 13, 2019
Speeding Case Against AZ Legislator Remains Pending
A speeding case against former state legislator Paul Mosley who was caught bragging on video about driving over 120 mph remains in the fact-finding stages.
May. 13, 2019

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