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State Bar Keeps COVID-19 Legal Help Hotline Running
The pandemic has created a whole host of new challenges for people, from medical to financial to legal. So back in May, the State Bar of Arizona decided to set up a legal help hotline to help answer people’s legal questions that have arisen since COVID-19 changed everything.
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Analyzing The Role Of Early Voters In The Election
To try to figure out why the primaries shook out the way they did, and what that means for November, KJZZ talked to Garrett Archer, a data consultant at Integrated Web Strategies.
Sept. 1, 2016
Strong Reactions To Donald Trump From Both Sides Of The Border
KJZZ reporters covered presidential candidate Donald Trump from both sides of the border Wednesday. Hear a re-cap on The Show. Strong Reactions To Donald Trump From Both Sides Of The Border
Sept. 1, 2016
Why Arent Clinton Or Trump On The Ballot? More Voter Education Needed According To Voting Rights Group
Secretary of State spokesman Matt Roberts described Tuesday’s Primary Election as quiet, a sharp contrast to the March 22 Presidential Preference Election which saw voters waiting in line for hours. But one voter rights group had concerns.
Sept. 2, 2016
Theyre Going To Have To Force Us To Pay For A Wall, Says Mexico City Resident During Trumps Visit
When Donald Trump confirmed his plans to go see President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico, the reaction from political leaders bordered on vitriolic. Hillary Clinton’s campaign pointed to Trump’s general comments about Mexican-Americans. And Mexican opposition party leaders said there was no reason to welcome Trump. But did people on the streets feel the same way?
Sept. 1, 2016
Burdick Trails Weiers In Glendale Mayor Race, All Precincts Reporting
Unofficial results in Glendale’s mayoral race show the candidates separated by less than 1 percent.
Aug. 31, 2016
Arizona Supreme Court Clears Way For Marijuana Vote
The Arizona Supreme Court has given the go-ahead for recreational marijuana to be on the November ballot.
Aug. 31, 2016
Donald Trump Outlines Plan To Build U.S. Mexico Border Wall, Deport Undocumented Immigrants
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outlined a 10-part immigration plan that built on his campaign’s promises to build a wall on the U.S. Mexico border and deport immigrants in the country illegally. “There is only one core issue in the immigration debate, and that issue is the well being of the American people,” Trump said.
Aug. 31, 2016
Phoenix Mayor: Trumps Rhetoric Dehumanizes Latino, Muslim Communities
Opponents of Donald Trump held a press conference Wednesday morning, ahead of the Republican presidential nominee’s visit to the Valley that evening
Aug. 31, 2016
Is Trumps Immigration Policy More Symbolic Than Substantive?
Throughout the election season, Trump has been critical of Latinos and Hispanics generally and has talked about forcing Mexico to build a strong border wall to separate the country from the U.S.
Aug. 31, 2016
Breaking Down Arizonas Primary From Faulty Results Website To Competitive Races
Arizona’s primary election produced some very intriguing results, including outcomes in congressional and statewide races. KJZZ's Here and Now debriefs with reporters and experts about the outcomes and what to expect in November.
Aug. 31, 2016
Dark Money Issue Could Divide GOP Ticket In Corporation Comm Race
The fight over dark money could place some GOP candidates at odds with each other in the race for Arizona's public utilities commission.
Aug. 31, 2016
Data Transmission Error To Blame For Arizona Elections Results Website Glitching
Instead of results, viewers of were instead given error messages for nearly an hour and a half.
Aug. 31, 2016
McCain Acknowledges Difficulties In General After Winning GOP Primary
The incumbent had nearly 52 percent of the vote compared to challenger Kelli Ward's 39 percent as of Wednesday morning in the GOP Primary.
Aug. 31, 2016
Incumbents Victorious In Arizona Corporation Commission GOP Primary
The three Republican candidates will now advance to the general election where they will face Democrats Tom Chabin and Bill Mundell.
Aug. 31, 2016
Former GoDaddy Exec Christine Jones Posting Slight Lead In CD-5 GOP Primary
As of Wednesday morning, former GoDaddy executive Christine Jones led state Senate President Andy Biggs by more than 875 votes, according to the Secretary of State website.
Aug. 31, 2016
Purcell Facing Defeat In Too-Close-To-Call GOP Maricopa Recorder Primary
As of 1:30 a.m., the recorder's website showed incumben Helen Purcell trailing challenger Aaron Flannery by about 330 votes, with one percent still not reported.
Aug. 31, 2016
Its Republican Paul Babeu And Democrat Tom OHalleran In Monstrous CD-1 Race
Tom O’Halleran won the First Congressional District Democratic primary against Miguel Olivas by a wide margin— 59.2 to 40.8 percent as of Wednesday morning. On the Republican front, former Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu claimed the GOP victory before many of the votes were counted.
Aug. 31, 2016
Arizona Secretary Of State Spent $750,000 On New Website, Promptly Glitches During Primary
The office just paid $750,000 to revamp its election recording system, which was touted by Secretary of State Michele Reagan as a replacement for a glitch-prone website that also led to reporting delays in the 2012 and 2014 election cycles.
Aug. 31, 2016
Who Drew First Blood In Tombstones Mayoral Race?
Horses pull stagecoaches full of tourists in laps around Tombstone’s historic district, which still looks a lot like it did when Wyatt Earp was judge, jury and executioner.
Aug. 30, 2016
Democrat Matt Heinz Wins Right To Challenge Southern Arizona Rep. Martha McSally
Former legislator Matt Heinz won the Democratic primary election in Arizona's 2nd Congressional District, McSally, who won her seat two years ago by 167 votes after a recount, said she is ready for the challenge this time, because she has something to run on.
Aug. 30, 2016