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Phoenix Is Now The Largest City In America With A Female Mayor, Majority-Female City Council

On Monday, Mayor Kate Gallego and four female Phoenix council members were sworn into office at Steele Indian School Park.

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Los Hispanohablantes De Arizona Pueden Llamar a Esta Línea Directa Para Programar Una Cita Para Vacunarse

La vacuna se ofrece sin costo alguno a todos en Arizona, sin importar si se tiene seguro médico o su estatus migratorio. El condado de Maricopa se ha asociado con la línea directa estatal 2-1-1 para ayudar a los hispanohablantes de Arizona a hacer una cita para la vacuna contra el COVID-19. La línea directa...

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Spanish-Speaking Arizonans Can Call This Hotline To Book Vaccine Appointments

Vaccines are being offered at no cost to everyone in Arizona, regardless of health insurance or immigration status. Maricopa County has partnered with the state’s 2-1-1 hotline to set up assistance for Spanish-speaking Arizonans that need assistance booking an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine. The hotline is offered through the Promotores program in partnership with...

Gilbert Public Schools
Gilbert Public Schools Approves Pay Raises For Employees—Two Weeks After Laying Off 152 Teachers

The reduction in staff resulted in cost savings that the district is using to balance next year's budget and raise salaries.

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Arizona Bill That Criminalized Some Abortions Defeated in Legislature

The bill could still come back at some point in the legislative session.

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One Week After Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions, Gov. Doug Ducey Threatens to Blame Phoenix Safety Measures for Rising Cases

Gov. Ducey posted a letter Friday blasting Phoenix’s attempts to limit large gatherings at city parks over Easter weekend.

Gilbert Public Schools
Thousands of Arizona Students Left Public Schools This Year. Without Promised Funding, Arizona Teachers Are Paying The Price.

Gilbert Public Schools will lay off 152 teachers amid declining enrollment and a looming financial cliff brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.