The New Neighbors project is a collaboration between KJZZ and the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting that looks at how the Valley of the Sun has changed since the economic downturn a decade ago. AZCIR gathered data on demographics, employment,...
The Arizona State Board of Education violated federal student privacy law by disclosing the names of more than a thousand Arizona students, in some cases along with their birthdays, and their scores on the AzMERIT exams in response to a public records request filed by AZCIR.
Every year, Arizona’s 30 Senators and 60 House members vote hundreds of times. The Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting analyzed every floor vote from the 2017 legislative session to determine levels of agreement among lawmakers in each chamber.
The Arizona Department of Education physically removed an AZCIR reporter out of its Capitol Mall offices today in response to a request to inspect the latest school letter grade records.
Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting is honored to be among the more than 130 nonprofit news organizations selected for News Match 2017, the largest grassroots fundraising campaign to support nonprofit and investigative news organizations. News Match...
Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting won four awards in the Arizona Newspapers Association’s 2017 Better Newspapers Contest, including two prestigious Freedom of Information Awards that recognize exceptional watchdog reporting through the use of public records.
PHOENIX – The Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting, the state’s only nonprofit newsroom dedicated to statewide investigative and accountability reporting, was awarded operational funding from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation. The grant of up to...
Every day, the thousands of voting jurisdictions in the U.S. share information about current voter registrations to guard against people being registered in multiple places. Up until earlier this year, The Arizona Secretary of State was not keeping copies of those voter registration notifications.
The Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting’s 2016 reporting has been honored with seven Arizona Press Club awards, including first place for public service journalism, political and public safety reporting in the community category.
On May 22, AZCIR, in partnership with The Sunlight Foundation, hosted TCampAZ, a local version of the Transparency Camp un-conference that Sunlight Foundation created more than a decade ago.