August 2019

Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita
A Scottsdale lawmaker claims the Arizona Secretary of State's Office is overreaching its authority to resolve a lawsuit over early ballots. State Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita said Katie Hobbs’ office has created new election policy without legislative approval.
Aug. 19, 2019
David Lujan Jaime Molera
To talk about the governor’s reaction to proposed changes to how green cards are issued and more, former state lawmaker David Lujan, with the Arizona Center for Economic Progress, and former state schools superintendent Jaime Molera with the firm Molera Alvarez joined The Show.
Aug. 16, 2019
A beautiful sunset at Organ Pipe National Park
This year, for KJZZ's "Monsoon Stories" series, we’re zeroing in on the ways that the monsoon season awakens our senses. This week, we bring you another look at how the monsoons sound. This is radio after all.
Aug. 16, 2019
Scooters at Tempe Beach Park
“Ultimately, I think riding bikes and scooters in the city of Tempe will be safer tomorrow than it is today as a result of this ordinance,” said Councilman Randy Keating.
Aug. 16, 2019
El Refugio "Nobody is Illegal" map
During the month of August, reporters from KJZZ's Fronteras Desk will be taking us to some of the key places migrants are traveling in hopes of a better life in the U.S. Kendal Blust takes us to a place where many asylum seekers are staying instead of heading north — Guadalajara, Mexico.<br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/journey" target="blank">Special Report: Tracing The Migrant Journey</a></small></b>
Aug. 16, 2019
Tempe homeless pets
The city’s homeless outreach team is partnering with the Arizona Animal Rescue Mission and BELLA Project to provide free microchipping, food, snacks and even booties to protect the paws of dogs. It's taking place at the First United Methodist Church in downtown Tempe.
Aug. 16, 2019
Alejandro Lozada
During the month of August, reporters from KJZZ's Fronteras Desk will be taking us to some of the key places migrants are traveling in hopes of a better life in the U.S. Rodrigo Cervantes is now in a city in southern Mexico that could be heaven, hell or someplace in between for thousands of migrants.
Aug. 16, 2019
Arizona State Prison Complex – Lewis
Locks failed for years at an Arizona prison, but Corrections Director Charles Ryan failed to appreciate the seriousness of the problem until he saw video on TV, according to a report.
Aug. 15, 2019
Bill Montgomery
The Show spoke with Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, whose office is launching a partnership to offer treatment instead of incarceration for some felony offenders who are designated as "seriously mentally ill."
Aug. 15, 2019
California condors
Announced changes to the Endangered Species Act are expected to go into effect next month. The modifications will be prospective and apply to new additions in the endangered species list. Environmental groups are concerned about the changes, but some observers say the impact is most likely to be incremental.
Aug. 15, 2019

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