KJZZ News

Annual Point-In-Time Homeless Count Underway For 2019
Valley's annual Point-In-Time Homeless Count got underway today to find the latest number of people surviving without shelter.
Jan. 22, 2019
Hawaii Officials Request Inmates Stay In Arizona Longer
Hawaii prison officials are asking for an emergency appropriation of $3.4 million to continue housing inmates out of state for six more months.
Jan. 22, 2019
Rep. Stanton Talks With Affected Federal Workers
U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton held a round table discussion in Phoenix Monday to listen to the concerns of federal workers and nonprofit leaders affected by the partial government shutdown.
Jan. 22, 2019
Arizona Supreme Court Hears Challenge To Nondiscrimination Law
A central question related to same-sex marriage may again come before the U.S. Supreme Court: Are businesses allowed to discriminate against people based on sexual orientation? On Tuesday, Arizona’s high court will take up the matter in a high profile case challenging Phoenix's protections against discrimination for LGBTQ people.
Jan. 22, 2019
Governor
Gov. Doug Ducey included funding for a new cold inspection facility at the Nogales commercial port of entry in his state budget plan. That could extend the state’s produce import season.
Jan. 21, 2019
Nearly 400 Migrants Detained Near Yuma
Nearly 400 migrants tunneled under the border fence and turned themselves in to Border Patrol agents near Yuma last week.
Jan. 21, 2019
Sen. McSally Addresses Government Shutdown
“I think as quickly as possible we need to sit at the table, we need to find that common ground," McSally said at the Phoenix MLK Day festival. "And I really do believe that common ground for most Arizonans and most Americans includes border security and something for the DACA population.”
Jan. 21, 2019
Phoenix Celebrates MLK Day
The event began with a march through downtown to commemorate a historic march decades earlier, when the state was still refusing to recognize the holiday.
Jan. 21, 2019
Budget Would Fund I-17 Expansion With Vehicle Fee
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s proposed budget includes $130 million, dispersed over three years, to expand Interstate 17. The interstate carries almost 40,000 cars a day between northern Arizona and the Valley, but a single accident can add hours to the commute.
Jan. 21, 2019
AZ Tribes Fight Work Requirement For Medicaid
AZ Tribes pave the way for all federally recognized Native Americans to receive Medicaid services without proof of work or volunteer requirements.
Jan. 21, 2019
AG Warns Consumers After Massive Data Breech
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning consumers to review and update their online accounts after hackers exposed millions of email addresses and passwords. Brnovich issued the warning after global security research discovered nearly 773 million emails and more than 21 million passwords were exposed in an online database known as "Collection #1."
Jan. 21, 2019
AZ High Court Expects To Rule On Religious Rights
Tuesday morning, Arizona’s high court is expected to decide just how far a business owner can go in refusing to serve customers based on their sexual orientation.
Jan. 21, 2019
Gov. Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey is proposing an $11.4 billion spending plan for the coming year.
Jan. 21, 2019
AZ Slow To Adopt Alternative Fuel Despite Climate Change
On Friday, electric car maker Tesla announced massive layoffs across all of its operations. The reason: sales have under-performed as consumers complain about the cost of their electric cars.
Jan. 21, 2019
Gov. Ducey Asks Legislature To Fund KidsCare Program
Gov. Doug Ducey wants the state to start picking up some of the costs of providing health care for more than 32,000 children of the working poor.
Jan. 21, 2019
AZ Political Analyst: Trump Border Proposal
President Trump on Saturday proposed to restart the government by offering an extension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, in exchange for $5.7 billion in border wall funding.
Jan. 21, 2019
Arizona Chief Justice Weighing Whether To Leave Bench
Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Scott Bales is thinking about leaving the bench, a move that would give Republican Gov. Doug Ducey his fifth appointment to the seven-member high court.
Jan. 21, 2019
How Retailers Win Shoppers Who Expect Free Shipping
A new study says more online shoppers expect free shipping- and they’re often getting it different ways.
Jan. 21, 2019
Sedona Drafts Sustainable Tourism Plan
Sedona is in the final drafting of a plan for sustainable tourism.
Jan. 21, 2019
Grand Canyon Maintenance Load Lightened
A non profit associated with Grand Canyon National Park has just received half a million dollars to restore the park’s most famous trail. The grant will help alleviate some of the burden caused by the mounting maintenance backlog at the park.
Jan. 21, 2019

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