Arizona Elections

Mary Jo Pitzl has seen personally how gaps in accountability and government resources have deeply impacted the state child welfare system. With the help of her colleague videographer David Wallace, Pitzl has spent the last year and a half working on a documentary they’re calling “They Have Names.”
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The impeachment inquiry into President Trump involves a foreign diplomat with ties to Arizona.
Oct. 4, 2019
House Democrats have decided to move ahead with the impeachment inquiry of President Trump, and Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego has been one of the most passionate critics of the administration.
Oct. 4, 2019
As the opioid crisis continues to ravage communities in Arizona and across the country, states are looking for ways to help people stay away from the dangerous substances, especially those who have run afoul of the law, in part, because of their addictions.
Oct. 4, 2019
Five years ago, Dr. Jeffrey Burgess of the University of Arizona set off down a course of research, the fruits of which will soon be available and may impact workers’ compensation cases for Arizona’s firefighters.
Oct. 4, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week.
Oct. 4, 2019
Finland has agreed to return to Native American tribes ancestral remains and artifacts taken by a scientist in the late 1800s. In 1891, a Swedish researcher took hundreds of artifacts and the remains of 20 people from what is now Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado.
Oct. 3, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence was in Scottsdale on Thursday where he met with several Hispanic business leaders. The vice president was joined by Gov. Doug Ducey and Sen. Martha McSally. He also talked about the USMCA trade deal and President Trump's request that Ukraine and China investigate his political rival Joe Biden.
Oct. 3, 2019
Recent protests in Mexico City have been disrupted by riots where several people have been hurt. The local and federal governments are being strongly criticized for not stopping the violence.
Oct. 3, 2019
Fifty-five thousand more Arizonans lacked health insurance in 2018 than 2017. That 0.6% increase was higher than the national average of 0.1%.
Oct. 3, 2019
The Democratic-led House Judiciary Committee has accused the Trump administration of ignoring a law that requires the Executive Branch to consult with Congress on the new refugee cap.
Oct. 3, 2019
Attorney Allister Adel has been named the interim Maricopa County attorney by a unanimous vote of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. Adel will be the first woman to hold the post in county history.
Oct. 3, 2019
The Takeaway: Bahamas Continues Dorian Recovery; Haitians Worry About Future
It has been one month since Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas. As the country recovers, deep-seated anti-Haitian sentiments are once again bubbling to the surface.
Oct. 3, 2019
Attorney Allister Adel has been named the interim Maricopa County attorney. Prior to the announcement, The Show spoke with Rae Chornenky, who was one of the citizens selected to recommend candidates to the board.
Oct. 3, 2019
Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake opted not to run for reelection in 2018, disheartened by President Trump’s actions and rhetoric in office. He wanted to push back, but his primary voters, he realized, did not.
Oct. 2, 2019
Phoenix’s Urban Heat Island and Tree and Shade Subcommittee has finalized its list of recommendations aimed at helping the city implement its Tree and Shade Master Plan, which was approved in 2010.
Oct. 2, 2019
The Department of Child Safety has seen its fair share of controversy since it was created in 2014, from firings and high turnover of case workers, to a monumental backlog of neglect and abuse cases needing to be investigated.
Oct. 2, 2019
On Tuesday, U.S. representatives held a field hearing on voting access in Arizona. This is one of several remote hearings the House Subcommittee on Elections has held in the wake of changes in regulations under the voting rights act.
Oct. 2, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey had sharp words for the judge who ruled the governor’s plan was illegal. Proposition 123 would have allowed the governor to take money out of the state land trust for education without first getting congressional approval.
Oct. 2, 2019
President Trump held a press conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto, marking 100 years of diplomatic relations between the countries. The remarks came amid an open impeachment inquiry into Trump.
Oct. 2, 2019
At the root of the issue is a 2013 Arizona Supreme Court ruling that the state had ignored a 2000 voter-approved mandate to increase state aid to schools annually to keep pace with inflation. Ducey declined to increase taxes to comply with that ruling. Instead he and legislative leaders came up with a plan to tap into the special trust fund.
Oct. 1, 2019

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