April 2023

The Show on KJZZ

Listen live weekdays at 9 a.m.

Liz Harris and David Marshall
The expulsion of Republican Arizona state Rep. Liz Harris followed that of two Democrats in the Tennessee House of Representatives, albeit for very different reasons.
April 18, 2023
map of juarez
Thirty-nine migrants died in a detention center in Ciudad Juárez last month, as the result of a fire set during a protest. New reporting from Luis Chaparro finds those migrants were only in that center to begin with because of an extortion scheme.
April 18, 2023
 West Nile virus
The wet winter in the Phoenix metro area could lead to more mosquitoes this summer and a possibility of more West Nile virus cases. The Show spoke with Irene Ruberto, manager for the vector-borne and zoonotic disease team at the state health department, on what to expect this year.
April 18, 2023
Kathy Hoffman
Former Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman is heading up a new initiative at Arizona State University that’s aimed at creating new ways to address some of the systemic problems in special education that she saw as an educator and then as superintendent. Hoffman joined The Show to talk about it.
April 18, 2023
"DACA is not enough" sign
Recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, could be eligible for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act in a new plan proposed by the Biden administration this month.
April 18, 2023
Rio Salado Parkway sign
Tempe voters are preparing to cast their ballots in a special election on three propositions that will decide the future of its last major piece of prized real estate — a 46-acre lot near Sky Harbor. Here's a closer look at the arguments for and against Propositions 301, 302 and 303.<br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/content/1840584/guide-tempe-props-301-302-303-coyotes-hockey-arena-entertainment-district-special" target="_blank">Read the ballot language for Tempe Props. 301, 302 and 303</a></small></b>
April 18, 2023
Kevin Robinson and Kesha Hodge Washington
The two newest members of the Phoenix City Council will be sworn in Monday: Kesha Hodge Washington and Kevin Robinson won their run-off elections last month.
April 17, 2023
A gas station at in Phoenix
Drivers across the Phoenix area are reporting shortages of regular fuel, as gas prices remain higher than normal — and higher than much of the country. According to our Patrick De Haan, this problem is specific to the Phoenix area.<br><small><b>&#8594; <a href="https://theshow.kjzz.org/" target="_blank">Hear more interviews from The Show</a></small></b>
April 17, 2023
"Border Witness: Reimagining the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands through Film" by Michael Dear
The border between the United States and Mexico has long been seen as a place of beauty, of mystery — and of danger.
April 17, 2023
BBC look-ahead graphic
Sergei Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister, is on a tour of South America this week. He’s in Brazil on Monday and will also visit Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua.
April 17, 2023