November 2020

The Show on KJZZ

Tesla charging station
Consumer Reports recently sent letters to Gov. Doug Ducey and leaders in other Western states calling on them to lead the charge for an expansion of new vehicle technology. Alfred Artis is a sustainability policy analyst with Consumer Reports. The Show spoke with him for more on what expanding electric vehicle lineups could do for Arizona.
Nov. 11, 2020
college classroom
What do younger Arizonans want and need to make this state their home? That is one of the questions a project from the Center for the Future of Arizona tries to answer.
Nov. 11, 2020
ballot envelope
While Democrats further down the ballot in Arizona may have not fared so well in last week’s election, at the top of the ticket Joe Biden is holding his lead over President Donald Trump. As the ballots counts have continued to come in, it’s clear that at least part of that success can be credited to Native American voters here.
Nov. 11, 2020
Medical marijuana at Giving Tree
Arizona voters have overwhelmingly approved legalizing recreational marijuana in the state. Once the vote is made official, the new law can start being implemented. But there will likely be legal questions as this new program is being rolled out.
Nov. 11, 2020
Reginald Bolding
After falling short of claiming the majority at the state Legislature again, House Democrats have selected a new leadership team. Rep. Reginald Bolding was named the House minority leader on Tuesday, replacing Rep. Charlene Fernandez. She chose not to run to keep her title. The Show spoke with Bolding.
Nov. 11, 2020
Joshua LaBaer
The continuing rise in COVID numbers isn’t likely to stop in the near future, as we’re two weeks away from Thanksgiving. But there was some promising news on the vaccine front. The Show spoke with Joshua LaBaer, executive director of the Biodesign Institute at ASU, to learn about that and more.
Nov. 11, 2020
Welcome to Mesa Arizona sign
This is the time of year we’d expect to start seeing an influx of winter visitors from Canada, the Midwest and other places where winter actually means freezing conditions. But with the pandemic still affecting so many aspects of life, there may be fewer snowbirds flocking to the Valley this year. That could have a big impact on those communities that rely on them.
Nov. 10, 2020
people holding hands
The challenges for Arizonans with developmental disabilities to receive proper services have only grown over the past decade or so. The Great Recession led many states to dramatically cut budgets and reprioritize. Arizona was an early leader, a pioneer even, when it came to cost-effective and conservative services. But a new series reported by Amy Silverman in a collaboration with The Arizona Daily Star and ProPublica has revealed a significant change.
Nov. 10, 2020
Ring Video Doorbell
A pilot program beginning in Jackson, Mississippi, would give the city’s police department the opportunity to look at surveillance from private homes’ Ring doorbell cameras. The Show spoke with Josh Abbott, an attorney and the executive director of the Center for Law, Science and Innovation at ASU’s O’Connor College of Law.
Nov. 10, 2020
election protesters
Protests have been staged by President Donald Trump’s supporters at the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center in downtown Phoenix. Arizona freelance photographer Caitlin O'Hara has been covering the protests on the ground.
Nov. 10, 2020

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