June 2021

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The Arizona Capitol building
With the fiscal year ending at midnight Wednesday, both the Arizona House and Senate have approved a budget package. The problem is, each has its own version, which means the chambers have just a few days to get on the same page and get the bills to the governor.
June 28, 2021
Sonoran Desert Toad
As the monsoon creeps toward the Valley, Sonoran Desert Toads are starting to come out of their hiding places in the ground. This hefty toad native to the Sonoran Desert is highly sought after for its hallucinogenic venom, which is a highly dangerous drug that is also growing in popularity.
June 25, 2021
As the Maricopa County 2020 election audit was drawing media attention from local and national outlets, it’s also going to be part of a documentary that the public will be able to see beginning on Saturday.<br><small><b>→ <a href="https://theshow.kjzz.org/" target="_blank">More Stories From The Show</a></small></b>
June 25, 2021
Downtown Phoenix
Phoenix is one of 50 cities around the world that will be moving on to the next round of the 2021 Global Mayors Challenge. The competition, sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies, asked cities to take on some of their biggest challenges in the wake of the pandemic.
June 25, 2021
MPP San Ysidro Port
Asylum seekers whose cases didn’t make it to court under the Trump administration’s Migrant Protection Protocols, or MPP, may soon have the chance to try again in the most recent rollback to the controversial program that forced some 70,000 people to wait out their hearings in Mexican border cities.
June 25, 2021
Julie Erfle and Matthew Benson
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Julie Erfle of Erfle Uncuffed and Matthew Benson of Veridus.
June 25, 2021
American intelligence officials are set to release a declassified report this week on Department of Defense investigations into unidentified aerial phenomenon — better known as unidentified flying objects or UFOs.
June 24, 2021
sad child
Arizona ranks 40th out of the 50 states in a nationwide look at how children in the U.S. were doing before and during the pandemic.
June 24, 2021
This month marks 40 years since the first five cases of an unknown disease were reported in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Dr. Ann Khalsa was there at the beginning. Today, she specializes in HIV as the medical director for Valleywise Health’s Community Health Center in central Phoenix.
June 24, 2021
Phoenix Convention Center
The return of events at the Phoenix Convention Center will bring thousands of people to downtown Phoenix. And it signals an important turning point in the city’s recovery from the pandemic.
June 24, 2021