Arizona


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Republicans Want to Gut Arizona Cities That Cut Police Budgets

Under HB2310, any city or county that cuts the budgets of their police agency by 10% or more would lose the same amount in state funding.

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‘Keep That Fire Burning:’ Remembering Phoenix Civil Rights Icon Calvin C. Goode

Calvin C. Goode was the second Black Phoenix city councilmember and the longest-tenured elected official. He died on Dec. 23 at 93.

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Arizona Law Enforcement Braces for Demonstrations Ahead of Inauguration Day

The FBI said they have not received any “specific and substantiated” threats in the days leading to Biden’s inauguration.

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These Arizona Cities Just Increased Their Minimum Wage

A person needs an annual income of $40,960 to afford a one-bedroom apartment in the Flagstaff-area. Even with the new increase, minimum wage workers there will only make $31,200.  The start of the new year brought more than just motivation to tackle resolutions. For some, it brought in a higher paycheck.  While the federal minimum...

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Thousands of Arizonans Left the Republican Party After the Capitol Riot

Nearly 5,000 registered Arizona voters left the Republican party in the week following the events at the Capitol.

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Ducey Calls to Reopen Classrooms as Teachers Get Vaccinated, But Hospital Leaders Say It’s Still Not Safe

Ducey warned that he expects schools to offer in-person instruction as teachers gain access to vaccines and that schools that lost students could see their funding cut. State leaders around the U.S. are increasingly pushing for schools to reopen this winter — pressuring them, even — as teachers begin to gain access to the vaccine...

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Arizona Abandons Restrictions as Vaccine Distribution Starts

Ducey has been steadfast in his opposition to a statewide mask mandate or closings despite repeated calls from hospital leaders to take such steps.  As the U.S. goes through the most lethal phase of the coronavirus outbreak yet, governors and local officials in hard-hit parts of the country are showing little willingness to impose any...