November 2020

The Show on KJZZ

DACA application
During his campaign and on the debate stage, now President-elect Joe Biden promised to take action for "DREAMers" and DACA recipients who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children right out of the gate. What would it mean if Biden kept his promise? To find out, The Show spoke with Ruben Reyes of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, who works with DACA recipients.
Nov. 17, 2020
Protesters and Phoenix police officers during a protest.
Protests across the country related to police behavior and treatment of people of color have been common since the killing of George Floyd in the summer. Last month near downtown Phoenix, a group was carrying out a protest march. Fifteen of those protesters are now facing charges that typically are filed against street gangs.
Nov. 17, 2020
people signing petitions
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed charges against a leading signature-gathering firm that circulated petitions for the Invest in Education Act. Petition Partners allegedly paid some circulators a bonus based on the number of signatures they gathered.<br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/politics" target="_blank">More Arizona Election News</a></small></b>
Nov. 17, 2020
Glenn Hamer
Under President Donald Trump, NAFTA was replaced by the USMCA. Trump criticized NAFTA as a bad deal for the U.S., and while many of his opinions have drawn criticism from the left, the USMCA brought a rare moment of agreement. Now, the new trade deal will carry on under a Biden administration, leaving some to wonder about the future of the USMCA.
Nov. 17, 2020
mark kelly
U.S. Senator-elect Mark Kelly helped make Arizona history when he defeated incumbent Sen. Martha McSally this month. Now Kelly has the chance to put the theme of his campaign to work, as he’s expected to be sworn in at least a month ahead of his fellow senators. The Show spoke with Senator-elect Kelly about his plans.
Nov. 17, 2020
CDC coronavirus testing sample
Earlier in the fall, the Maricopa County Department of Public Health partnered with ASU and the Mayo Clinic to test 260 people across the county for antibodies that cause COVID-19. They found that for every case reported to the county, as many as four cases were not.
Nov. 17, 2020
CDC coronavirus testing sample
As COVID-19 cases climb in Arizona, experts are warning the state could soon reach the level of spread seen over the summer. But Graham, Gila and Coconino counties have already surpassed summer peak levels.
Nov. 16, 2020
President Donald Trump listens to a reporter’s question
Nearly two weeks after Election Day, legal challenges filed in Arizona by the Trump campaign have proven to be fruitless — that’s not especially surprising as they largely concerned too few votes to make a difference in the presidential race here.
Nov. 16, 2020
Arizona Cardinals training facility
DeAndre Hopkins knows that football fans might view his final, winning catch on Sunday as some sort of miracle. Even the players and coaches for the Arizona Cardinals couldn't hide their disbelief when he jumped over three Buffalo defenders and came down with the ball.
Nov. 16, 2020
CDC coronavirus test
Arizona has now confirmed nearly 277,000 cases of the virus since the beginning of the pandemic. This latest spike comes amidst news that vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna are 90% effective or better — 95% in Moderna’s case. Dr. Anita Kohli is an infectious disease specialist with Arizona Liver Health who is working on clinical trials related to the virus.
Nov. 16, 2020

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