Stories tagged: "Maricopa County"


A member of medical staff holds a phial of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine jab at Guy's Hospital at the start of the largest ever immunisation programme in the UK's history on December 8, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Victoria Jones - Pool / Getty Images)
Health Officials Encourage Vaccinations As Delta Variant of COVID-19 Spreads in Maricopa County

A more contagious variant of COVID-19 is spreading in Maricopa County, with at least one outbreak identified in a long-term care facility.

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‘Findings That Should Not Be Trusted’: Report Outlines Flaws With Arizona’s Audit of 2020 Election Results

The report identified a lack of transparency and impartiality, insufficient security, and inconsistent procedures with recounting ballots.

Lorraine Longhi
‘Grifters and Con-Artists’: Maricopa County Republican Officials Slam the Senate’s Audit of 2020 Election Results

Despite insistences from former President Donald Trump, elections officials nationwide have found no evidence of widespread voter fraud.

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Arizona’s Chief Elections Officer Has Received Multiple Threats in Recent Months. She’s Not Backing Down.

Katie Hobbs said she had received three threats, including one from a man who said she deserved to die and to know what she was wearing.

Amid concerns of the spread of COVID-19, a worker restocks products at a grocery store in Dallas, Wednesday, April 29, 2020.
‘Getting Sick Every Day’: Arizona Grocery Store Workers Want to Know When They Will Be Vaccinated

Food service workers were deemed essential during the early stages of the pandemic, but most are still not prioritized for vaccination.

Dr Christian Bime, ICU Medical Director at Banner
The Worst Is Over: Health Experts Optimistic as COVID Spread Declines as Vaccine Rolls Out

Arizona’s COVID-19 cases have dropped significantly as vaccination efforts have spread rapidly across the state.

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More Tenants Attending Maricopa County Eviction Hearings Now That They’re Remote

The county’s usual “failure to appear” rate for tenants in eviction cases is around 36%. However, the average for this year is only about 25%. When the pandemic began early this year, Maricopa County and other court systems moved to remote procedures to keep everyone safe.  For eviction hearings, tenants, landlords, attorneys, and justices of...