KJZZ News

Arizona Files Appeal Challenging Federal Aid Denial For Yarnell Hill Fire Victims
Some of Arizona’s most powerful politicians have filed an appeal challenging the federal government’s decision not to grant aid to victims of the Yarnell Hill wildfire.  The governor is sending a letter to President Obama asking for help.
Sept. 20, 2013
To Slash Food Tax In Half, City Asks For Input
Phoenix residents can weigh in on the future of the city’s controversial food tax this week, as officials host a series of public meetings to discuss the best way to phase it out. In 2010, the city slapped a 2 percent tax on food as an emergency measure to raise cash during the recession, but the city council is now looking for ways to cut the tax in half by January 1, 2014.
Sept. 20, 2013
Election Law Key Provisions Targeting Homeowners Associations To Be Stripped Out
Key provisions of an election law signed by Gov. Jan Brewer in June and targeting homeowners associations will be stripped out of the law, under terms of a legal settlement.  All but one of the provisions affecting HOAs will be nullified, after a suit was filed charging the measure violated a constitutional provision that requires bills to address just one subject.
Sept. 20, 2013
Sedona Votes To Apply For Dark Sky Designation
Sedona is applying to be designated a Dark Sky community. The City Council voted on Tuesday 5-2 in favor of applying to the International Dark-Sky Association for the official designation. The label would recognize the community efforts to preserve the dark skies and set guidelines to maintain the status.
Sept. 20, 2013
New App Allows Users To Join In Search For Child Predators
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office is introducing a new app for smartphones. ICE says it will allow you to join the hunt for child predators. Spokeswoman Amber Cargile says the first-of-its-kind app contains four user-friendly screens.
Sept. 20, 2013
US Airways And American Airlines Employees Argue Merger In Washington DC
US Airways and its prospective partner American Airlines set out Tuesday morning on a two-day summit to Washington, DC. The companies are sending 300 employees to argue in favor of an imperiled merger.
Sept. 20, 2013
Policeman Convicted Of Assault, Not Murder
A former Phoenix police officer has been convicted of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, but a jury could not agree on charge of second-degree murder. Richard Chrisman was on trial for killing a man in 2010.
Sept. 20, 2013
StoryCorps Arizona Stories Jun - Aug 2011
Most of us keep old photographs, videos, cards and letters to remember and share precious moments in our lives. This summer, KJZZ is sharing a collection of StoryCorps features that beautifully capture some of the memories, passions, hopes and dreams of a diverse group of people who call Arizona home.
Sept. 20, 2013
Arizona Hosts All-Star Game
Here and Now's Steve Goldstein talks to a local latino leader and a sports journalist about the impact of the All-Star game being hosted at Chase Field.Goldstein talks to Luis Avila, chairman of Somos America, about his group's plans to bring attention to the unfair treatment of latinos in Arizona.
Sept. 20, 2013
Finding Connections Within a Citys Directions
For the first time in almost two decades, the Phoenix mayoral election is considered a wide open race, with candidates who come from different regions of the city.With that in mind, KJZZ is looking to profile the varied regions within Phoenix's city limits.
Sept. 20, 2013
Phoenix Mayoral Candidates Address The Issues
Host Steve Goldstein talks to Anna Brennan, Wes Gullett, Claude Mattox, Peggy Neely, Greg Stanton, and Jennifer Wright about their visions for Phoenix's future...and their plans to address the city's current issues.
Sept. 20, 2013
Sophies Choice?
May 11, 2007 -- Phoenix New Times managing editor Amy Silverman talks about the change in seasons, the addition of a new family member, and what her 4-year old daughter really wants but may never get. Annabelle and Sophie: Amy Silverman's daughters.
Sept. 20, 2013
Kimber Lanning on Phoenixs Next Mayor
Steve Goldstein talks with Kimber Lanning of Local First Arizona about what she wants to see in the next mayor. Lanning wants the city to become more business friendly, and to have a wider variety of housing stock.
Sept. 20, 2013
Hawaiian Contest Winner
Sept. 20, 2013
Phoenix Politics
Former Phoenix Mayor and former Attorney General Terry Goddard talks to host Steve Goldstein about the condition of politics in Arizona and what leaders need to focus on to make the state thrive.
Sept. 20, 2013
Herb Paine - PHX Mayoral Commentary
KJZZ's Social Critic and Commentator Herb Paine "gets real" about the Phoenix Mayoral Candidates.
Sept. 20, 2013
Tell us your story of the housing boom (and bust)
KJZZ's Changing America Desk is looking into the housing boom and bust, and what it will take to recover.We're looking for true (but hardly believable) stories about the frantic rush that led us to the bubble.
Sept. 20, 2013
Executive Director Youth Media Center - KJZZ
Executive Director Youth Media Center - KJZZ KJZZ and Rio Salado Community College are looking for a mission driven individual who is a visionary early adopter with a track record of innovation and team building skills to serve in the capacity of Executive Director to help create a non-profit youth media enterprise.
Sept. 20, 2013
The Mormon Church and Politics
Host Steve Goldstein talks to Kirk Adams, former House speaker and member of the LDS church, and BYU political Science professor Quin Monson about the impact faith has on public opinion for two Mormon presidential hopefuls.
Sept. 20, 2013
National Geographic Photographer Mattias Klum
National Geographic public speaker and photographer Mattias Klum sits down with Steve Goldstein to talk about art, nature, conservation, and following your passion. Mattias is speaking Wednesday, November 9th at 7:30 in the Mesa Arts Center.
Sept. 20, 2013

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