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Tucsons 10 p.m. Curfew To Start Friday
Arizona’s second largest city voted Tuesday night to install a mandatory curfew beginning this Friday through most of December. The Tucson City Council heard from hospital leaders in the community who warned their institutions are beginning to get overwhelmed.
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State Of The Indian Nations Given By NCAI President
Last month, President Trump stood in the House of Representatives and gave his second State of the Union address. But many of you might not know about another national address that takes place every year — the State of the Indian Nations.
Feb. 13, 2019
Schools And Agencies Allowed To Be Subject To Lawsuits
A panel of Arizona lawmakers voted this week to let anyone file suit if they believe public tax dollars are being used to influence elections.
Feb. 13, 2019
LISTEN: KJZZ Phoenix Mayoral Candidate Forum
Tuesday night was KJZZ's Phoenix Mayoral Forum, featuring candidates Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela. A runoff election between Gallego and Valenzuela, is being held to fill the city’s vacant mayoral seat on March 12.
Feb. 12, 2019
Bill Would Allow Out-Of-State License Holders In AZ
Arizona could be the first state in the country to allow people with out-of-state occupational licenses to practice here without taking an exam. The objective of the bill is to encourage more people to come to the state and find work easily.
Feb. 12, 2019
Survey: Americans Support Several Health Care Changes
Health care was a top issue for a number of voters in last year’s midterm elections. And recently, the concept of Medicare for All has emerged as a big talking point among candidates in the emerging Democratic presidential primary field.
Feb. 12, 2019
Trumps Visit To El Paso Sparks Rallies On Both Sides
Monday night in El Paso, Texas, there were dueling pro-wall and anti-wall rallies. El Paso is a city of about 600,000 people that sits across the border from Juarez, Mexico, which is, by far, the larger of the two sister cities, with 1.2 million citizens.
Feb. 12, 2019
Can Humanities Along With Science Help Save The Planet?
The southwestern part of the country is in the midst of a two decade drought, and a recent polar vortex hit the Midwest, leading to wind chill of close to 60 degrees below zero.In addition to science, what approach could help fix — or at least understand — what’s happening?
Feb. 12, 2019
Utah Blocks Medicaid Expansion Despite Voter Approval
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill Monday scaling back a voter-approved expansion of the state’s Medicaid program. In November, Utahns voted to cover an estimated 150,000 residents under Medicaid.
Feb. 12, 2019
Working In Intelligence While Criticized By The President
President Donald Trump continues to hammer members of the U.S. intelligence community. The trend seemed to begin because of his frustration related to whether his campaign was working in tandem with Russia.
Feb. 12, 2019
Support For Higher Education Decreases
After years of cuts to funding for Arizona’s public universities, some lawmakers want the state to chip in an extra $102 million for the upcoming school year. That number would triple over the next couple years if Senate Bill 1518 becomes law.
Feb. 12, 2019
Reactions To Mark Kellys Senate Run
Mark Kelly — husband of Gabrielle Giffords — said he will be taking the Senate plunge, running for office for the first time.
Feb. 12, 2019
Mark Kelly Announces Run For Senate Seat
Former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly is running for Arizona’s U.S. Senate seat in 2020. Kelly is the first Democrat to formally announce plans to run for John McCain’s former seat against current Republican Sen. Martha McSally.
Feb. 12, 2019
Bill Would Remove Voucher Oversight From Democrats
GOP voucher supporters want to strip away one of the key duties of the new State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Feb. 12, 2019
Will Kelli Ward Back Candidates With Similar Views On Immigration?
In her last primary race for U.S. Senate, Dr. Kelli Ward and other Republicans wrestled to prove they most resembled President Donald Trump’s hawkish stance on illegal immigration and border security. The selection of Ward as chairwoman of Arizona’s GOP raises the question of whether she’ll back candidates that share her own views over moderates.
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Feb. 12, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Protests In Venezuela
An international summit on Wednesday will look at the regional influence Iran now has in the Middle East.
Feb. 11, 2019
Bill Proposes Training Teachers, Faculty On Suicide Prevention
This week, Arizona lawmakers are considering a bi-partisan measure requiring all public school personnel undergo suicide prevention training to spot the signs and intervene.
Feb. 11, 2019
Arizona Lawmakers Continue Debating State Income Tax Issues
Taxes and elections continue to be big topics of discussion and debate at the state capitol, but lawmakers are also reacting to new developments in the case of Hacienda HealthCare.
Feb. 11, 2019
Arizona Bill Would Delay Tax Filing Deadline
With a stalemate at the Arizona Capitol over changes in income tax laws the head of the Senate Finance Committee wants to give Arizonans more time to file their returns.
Feb. 11, 2019
Phoenix Voter Registration Deadline Approaching
The deadline to register to vote in the city of Phoenix’s upcoming election is fast approaching. Potential voters have until midnight Monday to register to vote in the upcoming special election.
Feb. 10, 2019
Groups Concerned About Changes To Clean Water Act
There appears to be concern among a number of groups that the Trump administration might be looking to change a section of the Clean Water Act that gives states say over certain projects.
Feb. 8, 2019