October 2020

The Show on KJZZ

Pascua Yaqui vote mask sign
A federal judge ruled against the Pasqua Yaqui tribe's efforts to reinstate an early voting location on the reservation before the election.
Oct. 27, 2020
Union Station in downtown Phoenix
Phoenix is the nation’s fifth-largest city but still doesn’t have Amtrak passenger train service. That has been the case since 1996. But a presentation Amtrak gave in September indicates its leaders want to expand transportation corridors across the country. And that could include Phoenix.
Oct. 27, 2020
person writing on a paper
As the pandemic drags into its eighth month, the mental health implications of it for millions of people are becoming more clear.
Oct. 27, 2020
David Schweikert and Hiral Tipirneni
Arizona’s nine House members are all up for reelection on Nov. 3, and most of them are expected to coast to easy victories. One exception appears to be the 6th District, which covers Fountain Hills, parts of Scottsdale and north Phoenix. analysts calling it a toss-up between Rep. David Schweikert and his Democratic challenger Dr. Hiral Tipirneni.
Oct. 27, 2020
money
Record amounts of money are being spent across the country on congressional races, as Democrats attempt to expand their House majority and Republicans try not to fall further behind.
Oct. 27, 2020
long line of signs
A trial judge misconstrued an earlier court ruling when he blocked a voter initiative over the summer that the state Supreme Court later revived, the high court said in a Monday ruling that explained its reasons for reinstating the Invest in Education Act.
Oct. 27, 2020
Signs for Rep. David Schweikert and challenger Hiral Tipirneni
President Donald Trump's struggle to regain support in the suburbs and with college-educated women makes the congressional race between incumbent Republican David Schweikert and Democratic challenger Dr. Hiral Tipirneni the most competitive contest among the state's U.S. House battles. <br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/politics" target="_blank">More Arizona Election News</a> | <a href="https://kjzz.org/voterguide" target="_blank">Arizona Voter Guide</a> </small></b>
Oct. 26, 2020
2 Lives podcast logo
"2 Lives" brings stories about people who have faced darkness, like a near-death experience, an unexpected crisis, and how those moments changed the trajectory of their lives forever. The title comes from a quote by Confucius. He says, "We're all given two lives. The second one starts the moment we realize we only have one."
Oct. 26, 2020
Chiricahua leopard frog
So far in 2020, it seems if it’s not one thing, it’s another. It may feel like there’s been nothing really worth celebrating. At times like these, we need to take the small victories as they come — such as saving endangered animals.
Oct. 26, 2020
Man on laptop
As the state attempts to dig itself out of a coronavirus-shaped economic hole, the latest jobs report holds some good news — and some bad news — for Arizona.
Oct. 26, 2020

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