Stories tagged: "health care"


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Abortion Medication May Be Accessible in Some States, but Not in Arizona — For Now

Despite the new announcement by the FDA about abortion medication, Arizonans will still have a challenging time acquiring these drugs. 

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Family Planning Program To Expand Services to 30,000 People Under Hobbs’ Proposal

Hobbs’ budget to match federal funding for Title X, a family planning program, which will increase the program’s funding to $12 million.

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10 Accomplishments of the First Two Years of the Biden-Harris Administration

Over the past two years, the Biden-Harris administration and the Democratic-run House and Senate acted to lower healthcare and drug costs; fight climate change and reduce energy costs; invest in mental health care; and invest in American manufacturing and infrastructure.

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Gov. Katie Hobbs Wants to Eliminate Sales Tax on Feminine Hygiene Products—And Her Chances Are Looking Good.

A bipartisan push, led by Gov. Katie Hobbs, could exempt diapers and feminine hygiene products like tampons and pads from the state sales tax.

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Three Years On, COVID-19 No Longer Grabs Headlines, Still Poses a Threat

Variations of the virus, coupled with waning immunity, have created what one health expert describes as a "six-month pattern," where COVID-19 cases spike during the summer and winter months.

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10 Ways the Federal Government Delivered for American Workers and Families This Year

Under Democratic control, the federal government acted to lower healthcare and prescription drug costs; fight climate change and lower energy costs; invest in gun safety and mental healthcare; and implement a generational investment in American industry, manufacturing, and infrastructure.

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‘C’ You Later: Cannabis Sales Soar, but Don’t Threaten Arizona’s 5 C’s Yet

Marijuana sales brought in $221 million in taxes in 2021, and sales in 2022 were on pace to eclipse that number, with $196 million in taxes in the first nine months of the year.