Stories tagged: "Gov. Doug Ducey"


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Arizona Jobless Rate Plummets as People Stop Looking for Work

Economists warned the new number may reflect a drop in the overall workforce as much as increase in employment.

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Arizona’s Unemployment Is Running Out. That Has Major Implications for the State’s Economy.

Inadequate unemployment payments don’t just hurt individuals needing the money—they also hinder the state’s economic recovery.

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Barely Getting By: Stories of Arizonans Struggling to Survive on Unemployment

Arizona's problematic unemployment system has left many residents feeling scared and hopeless during a time of global anxiety.

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ASU Reports More Than 800 COVID-19 Cases Among Students, Staff

Despite warnings that reopening could lead to outbreaks, the university has been hosting students in dorms and on campus for classes.

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No Schools Are Ready to Reopen After Arizona Released Reopening Benchmarks

Criteria for reopening schools include a consistent coronavirus test positivity rate of less than 5% — the state’s current positivity rate is much higher.

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‘What Will Happen if My Teacher Dies?’: Kids Ask Ducey Tough Questions on Schools Reopening

Here are some of the questions Arizona kids are asking Gov. Doug Ducey when it comes to schools reopening this fall.

Peoria Man Has Now Been Suffering From COVID-19 Symptoms for Over 4 Months

The 49-year-old dog trainer had been healthy and active before the illness, but now he feels like he can barely function.