June 2021

The Show on KJZZ

school education classroom
The Arizona House and Senate passed a final version of the K-12 budget bill after settling previous policy differences that arose last week.
June 30, 2021
Maricopa County officials announced that they would not be reusing the voting equipment that has been in possession of Cyber Ninjas in the state Senate Republicans’ audit of 2020 election results. To learn the latest about the county's approach to replacing the equipment, The Show spoke with Maricopa County Supervisor Bill Gates.
June 30, 2021
Phoenix Art Museum sign
The Phoenix Art Museum is once again in search of a director and CEO. Tim Rodgers, who had longstanding ties to the Valley, was named to the position 14 months ago but announced earlier this month he was leaving Phoenix to become director of the Museum of Arts and Design in New York.
June 30, 2021
Beardless chinch weed
There's a little flower with a funny name — the beardless chinch weed. The plant grows in southern Arizona and, unfortunately, it’s endangered and was just listed on the endangered species list.
June 30, 2021
true stamp
The misinformation that is so prevalent in our society today has overtaken much of the confidence that a significant majority had in U.S. institutions. To counter that, how much is required of groups — new and old? And how much do we as individuals have to learn more and pay attention?
June 30, 2021
kids painting in a classroom
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say about one in 54 kids is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, but ASU's Kristina Lopez says some children are being severely underdiagnosed.
June 30, 2021
Arizona State Capitol building
The state’s fiscal year ends at midnight tonight. And while the Legislature has sent the main budget bill to the governor, along with several others, key differences remain in the budget bills dealing with criminal justice and K-12 education.
June 30, 2021
Prison Cell
The “Dignity for Incarcerated Women” bill has passed the Arizona Legislature for a second time. The bill would guarantee free feminine hygiene products for Arizona’s growing female prison population. <br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/tags/arizona-prisons" target="_blank">More Arizona Prison News</a></small></b>
June 29, 2021
La Cinderella Kory's Bridal Nogales AZ
Travel restrictions at the U.S.-Mexico border were implemented last March in response to the pandemic and essentially prohibit recreational travel, tourism and visits to family. Many people had hoped they would have lifted in June, but last week they were extended for a 16th month — this time through at least July 21.
June 29, 2021
Sam Fox
When you hear the names of restaurants like Flower Child, True Food and Olive & Ivy, you may be able to identify the man behind those and countless others as Sam Fox. Two years ago, Fox partnered with The Cheesecake Factory in a transaction worth more than $350 million. And he recently announced another move in the hospitality space: opening a hotel.
June 29, 2021

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