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Court says lone Arizona regulator can seek utility docs
Arizona utility regulators have the individual power to seek corporate records to see if a company is funneling “dark money” into the campaigns of their colleagues. And a majority can’t block it, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Sept. 28, 2022
Phoenix approves $500,000 to expand gated alley program
More than five years ago, a disturbing crime in central Phoenix forced neighbors to take action. They convinced the city to let them install locked gates to block public access to alleys behind their homes. Now, more neighborhoods across Phoenix can do the same.
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Sept. 28, 2022
Glendale is looking for proposals to attract people and dollars downtown
Glendale wants to sell eight downtown parcels located along 58th Avenue and Lamar Road, south of Glendale Avenue for development
Sept. 27, 2022
Federal funding will help families buy diapers
An Arizona aid group will receive new funding as part of the Diaper Distribution Pilot program, a federal program launched by the Department of Health and Human Services.
Sept. 27, 2022
Fish and Wildlife Service to recommend delisting endangered Apache trout
After years of restocking and recovery efforts, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says that it will recommend delisting it at the end of the year.
Sept. 27, 2022
Sonoran PRI party left without Congress representation
Up until last year, the Institutional Revolutionary Party — or PRI — controlled the governorship, the mayor’s office in half of the state’s municipalities and held five seats in the state Congress.
Sept. 27, 2022
Investigation underway after bear killed in rural Sonora
Authorities say they have not yet been able to find the body of the bear.
Sept. 27, 2022
Government watchdog: Lapses in care at Texas migrant childrens shelter
A new government watchdog report says migrant children being housed on an Army base in Texas suffered distress and other trauma because officials lacked the resources and training to care for them.
Sept. 27, 2022
SRP board member wants utility to push for clean energy development
Salt River Project’s board recently voted to install two gas turbines at its Copper Crossing solar facility in San Tan Valley, but some board members would like to see the utility try harder to develop renewable energy.
Sept. 27, 2022
Election command center will combat misinformation
Maricopa County is creating an election command center dedicated to protecting the integrity of elections. The team will protect nearly 2.5 million of voters from misinformation.
Sept. 27, 2022
Maricopa County attorney: AZ abortion laws still unclear
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office says Arizona’s abortion laws are still unclear, even though a Pima County Superior Court judge has ruled that the state’s near-total abortion ban can go back into effect.
Sept. 27, 2022
Proof of insurance and registration now required before driver test
ADOT says the coming changes are to ensure students know where required forms are within the vehicle, and that it operates properly.
Sept. 27, 2022
ASU survey of suicide finds elderly are most at risk in AZ
The ASU Center for Violence Prevention and Community Safety studied suicide trends in the state for the second half of the last decade. Elderly people were at the highest risk.
Sept. 27, 2022
DACA recipients and those who didnt qualify await ruling on future of program
The future of hundreds of thousands of DACA recipients rests in the hands of a federal appeals court that is expected to rule soon, potentially ending the program all together.
Sept. 27, 2022
Public opinion is shifting on abortion bans
A Pima County judge said Sept. 23 that Arizona can enforce a near-total ban on abortions. And Arizona is not the only state in the country to enact an abortion ban, or near-total ban since the fall of Roe v. Wade.
Sept. 27, 2022
Sen. Sinema defends bipartisanship at McConnell Center
Most Americans prefer politicians who work across the aisle, Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said Monday in a forceful defense of her brand of bipartisanship, which has infuriated the left and is likely to draw her a primary challenge.
Sept. 27, 2022
How the plus-size movement gained traction in the fashion industry
In Gianluca Russo's new book, “The Power of Plus: Inside Fashion’s Size-Inclusivity Revolution," he talks to trailblazers of plus-size fashion.
Sept. 27, 2022
SOAPBOX: Small talk
On KJZZ's SOAPBOX, The Show turns over the the mic to listeners. For the fall 2022, writers tackled the theme SORRY.
Sept. 27, 2022
The big question about abortion is who defines life of the mother
Abortion, for the most part, is now illegal in Arizona. The only exception, according to the territorial law that was implemented in 1864 and codified in 1901, is for the life of the mother. But that language is vague.
Sept. 27, 2022
Report shows nursing home residents health worsened during pandemic
The physical and mental health of nursing home residents worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s according to a new U.S. Government Accountability Office report.
Sept. 27, 2022

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