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Arizona Supreme Court to Decide on Surprise Billing Ballot Measure by Friday

The measure would add protections for patients with pre-existing conditions, end surprise billing, raise hospital inspection standards, and increase wages for healthcare workers.

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One Solution to the Digital Divide? Offering Free Wi-Fi Citywide

A new infrastructure plan to expand Tucson's public wi-fi network is in the works, thanks to federal funding the city received earlier this year.

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Two Arizona Senate Candidates Fight Over What It Means to Represent the GOP

The biggest primary election fight in Arizona's Legislature features two sitting Republican lawmakers battling for the soul of the GOP.

Brenda Barton, a candidate running for the Legislative District 6, has incorrectly stated on her website that she is endorsed by the Arizona Nurses Association.
GOP Candidates Are Losing the Support of Healthcare Workers

Republican opposition to the recommendations of medical experts during the coronavirus pandemic is costing them the support of healthcare workers.

Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey removes his face covering as he prepares to speak about the latest coronavirus data at a news conference Thursday, June 25, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool)
Ducey Admits the COVID Spread in AZ Is Going to Get Worse — Then Does Nothing

The governor admitted that Arizona was still in its first wave of the coronavirus, and scolded businesses owners who weren't following reopening guidelines.

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Gov. Ducey Isn’t Following His Own Advice On Wearing Masks In Public

Arizona’s governor encourages the public to wear protective masks in public but is rarely seen following his own advice.