July 2020

The Show on KJZZ

desks in a classroom
Gov. Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman announced July 23 they were pulling back on the Aug. 17 target date to reopen schools statewide. But the announcement was an effort to provide more clarity in general — especially after weeks of sometimes conflicting messages from the state.
July 24, 2020
David Lujan Jaime Molera
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Jaime Molera of Molera Alvarez and David Lujan, director of the Arizona Center for Economic Progress.
July 24, 2020
Capitol dome in Washington, D.C.
Congressman Eric Swalwell of California is a member of the House Judiciary Committee and asked questions of the witnesses during the impeachment proceedings. Swalwell has a new book, "Endgame: Inside the Impeachment of Donald J. Trump," that lays out his perspectives on what happened and why.
July 23, 2020
Wells Fargo
The major stock indices in the U.S. have all generally been up over the past month or so, even as cases of COVID-19 have also been rising in many states across the country. To get a sense of how the markets have been responding to the pandemic, The Show spoke with Mark Vitner, the managing director and senior economist at Wells Fargo.
July 23, 2020
Siman Qaasim
As millions of Americans lost their jobs to the pandemic, they have also lost employer health insurance. That has meant increasing enrollment in Medicaid. The Show spoke with Siman Qaasim, president and CEO of Children’s Action Alliance, for more about what she sees as the need for Medicaid support in Arizona.
July 23, 2020
Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel
The ACLU of Arizona issued a new report called "The Racial Divide of Prosecutions in the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office." The Show spoke with Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel to get her reaction.
July 23, 2020
Arizona Confederate Memorial
Two confederate monuments on Arizona state land were removed overnight by the private organization that placed them there several decades ago. State officials agreed Wednesday to an offer by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
July 23, 2020
Joshua LaBaer
Mask ordinances and recent restrictions on bars and restaurants are working to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, according to Josh LaBaer, executive director of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University.
July 22, 2020
hospital bed
Earlier this month, civil rights and disability advocates raised concerns about Arizona’s Crisis Standards of Care Plan. They’re concerned about the plan’s impact if the state enters a triage level of care. Now, the groups have filed a formal complaint against the state.
July 22, 2020
covid watch screenshots
China made quick use of a surveillance app to help stop the spread of COVID-19. But the system has raised serious privacy concerns, and now human rights advocates are worried it may become permanent. When Tina White heard about this, it prompted her to take action.
July 22, 2020

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