Stories tagged: "City Council"


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Tucson Wanted To Require COVID-19 Vaccines For All City Employees. Arizona’s Attorney General Called It Illegal.

As of last month, 76% of city employees had been vaccinated against COVID-19, while 546 employees had requested an exemption from getting the vaccine.

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Activists Have Worked to Strengthen LGBTQ Protections for Years. What’s Making Arizona Cities Finally Listen?

Arizona is one of 38 states that has not banned discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Chandler Landlords to Receive $400 Incentive for Each Property Leased to Section 8 Families

There are currently only three affordable housing units available in Chandler, but there are over 100 families with vouchers in need of a place to live.

Phillips held a press conference to defend his actions after video from the rally sparked calls for Phillips to resign from office.
Scottsdale Councilmember Who Said ‘I Can’t Breathe’ at Anti-Mask Rally To Be on November Ballot

Guy Phillips rejected calls to resign after he invoked George Floyd’s dying words while protesting against policies requiring the use of face coverings.

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Tempe Just Elected Its First Black Mayor And First Indigenous City Council Member

Election results show Mayor-Elect Corey Woods beat incumbent Mark Mitchell by 14%, and Doreen Garlid won with the most votes at 25%.

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Tucson City Council Unanimously Opposes Migrant Busing Program

The Tucson City Council voted unanimously to oppose a federal migration program that plans to bus asylum seekers from Tucson to Juarez.