Does Phoenix need more council members? Voters could decide
Phoenix will soon begin the process of redrawing City Council districts and some members would like to see more seats. Phoenix’s council is made up of the mayor and eight members. The cities closest in population are San Antonio with a mayor and 10 members, and Philadelphia with 17 members.
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Feb. 2, 2023
GOP-led states ask court in Texas to end DACA
A group of nine GOP-led states is asking a federal judge in Texas to shut down DACA. The Obama-era program gives some undocumented people brought to the U.S. as kids protection from deportation and a work permit.
Feb. 1, 2023
Verde River snowpack is in great shape, which is good news for Arizona reservoirs
The wet winter is unlikely to recharge the state’s largest reservoirs. But it’s good news for water storage on the Verde River. The Verde snowpack is higher than it has been in more than a decade and the second highest in 30 years.
Feb. 1, 2023
Experts: Shifting opioid landscape demands new approaches
Apache Junction police are looking into the death of a 3-year-old who ingested fentanyl. It’s the latest tragedy in Arizona, where five people a day die from opioid overdose. It also exemplifies the changing opioid landscape.
Feb. 1, 2023
Phoenix Convention Center to become Super Bowl media center
Next week, the Phoenix Convention Center will transform into the Super Bowl media center — serving as the epicenter for the carnival of coverage leading up to the big game.
Feb. 1, 2023
Grand Canyon lottery for private river trips is now open
Grand Canyon National Park is accepting applications for the 2024 private river trip lottery.
Feb. 1, 2023
Should pregnant drivers be allowed in HOV? And other questions raised by fetal personhood
Who can drive in the HOV lane might seem like an inconsequential part of this fight, but legal experts say the incident raises an array of questions about an issue that’s central to the abortion debate: fetal personhood.
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Feb. 1, 2023
MAG executive director announces retirement
The executive director of the Maricopa Association of Governments Eric Anderson announced his retirement Wednesday. Anderson says he will leave his post July 1.
Feb. 1, 2023
AZ House bill limiting instruction on race advances with Hornes support
Tom Horne, Arizona’s new superintendent of public instruction, campaigned against the instruction of critical race theory in schools. Now in office, Horne’s throwing his support behind a bill that would keep teachers from talking about race in certain ways.
Feb. 1, 2023
Valley Metro riders can now buy passes online
Valley Metro riders can now buy their tickets online; they just need to download the app.
Feb. 1, 2023
Tucson police chief calls for aid resources at the border
In a blog post from the Law Enforcement Immigration Task Force, a group of law enforcement leaders in various cities around the U.S., Tucson Police Chief Chad Kasmar called for increased funding for border aid groups.
Feb. 1, 2023
Lawmakers moving bill targeting cities with higher than state minimum wages
A bill moving through the state Senate will allow employers to claim a credit if they are in a city that requires a higher minimum wage than the rest of the state.
Feb. 1, 2023
LOVE IS ALWAYS: Meaningful connections for people with IDD
Join a celebration of love a Changing Hands Bookstore — with songs from Detour Company Theatre, true love stories and a conversation about finding community. Hosted by KJZZ's Amy Silverman.
Feb. 1, 2023
Griners return could change how WNBA handles flights
Free agents can sign with teams in the WNBA on Wednesday. Phoenix Mercury star and Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner is expected to sign with the team again. Travel safety has been a key concern after the star spent nearly a year in Russian custody.
Feb. 1, 2023
This comet will be visible from Earth for the first time in 50,000 years
A green three-tailed comet is coming close to Earth right now — the first time it’s been this close in 50,000 years. It will be closest on Feb. 2. And you just might be able to see it with your naked eye — or a camera, according to astrophotographer Adam Block.
Feb. 1, 2023
How Glendale envisions this years Super Bowl experience
Super Bowl LVII will be played in Glendale a week from Sunday. But leading up to the game, there are all sorts of events — from concerts to parties to a festival hosted by Shaquille O’Neal. And most of those are happening in Valley cities other than Glendale.
Feb. 1, 2023
Peter Kjome takes over as president and CEO of Phoenix Symphony
The new head of the Phoenix Symphony starts his new job on Feb. 1. Peter Kjome had served as president and CEO of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and, before that, the Grand Rapids Symphony.
Feb. 1, 2023
Ishbias purchase of the Suns, Mercury could be final next week
The sale of the Phoenix Suns and Mercury is expected to become final in the next several days, meaning Mat Ishbia will officially become the owner of the teams. Brad Cesmat, CEO of, joined The Show to talk about the deal.
Feb. 1, 2023
House committee moves resolution forward to lift AZs school spending cap
On Tuesday, the Arizona House Education Committee advanced a resolution that would lift the state’s school spending limit for this academic year.
Feb. 1, 2023
Mexico’s president has broken with a longtime political ally
Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, son of former President Lázaro Cárdenas whose progressive reforms included the nationalization of Mexico’s oil resources, is one of the country’s most important figures on the left.
Feb. 1, 2023