An initiative to ask Arizonans to legalize recreational marijuana is still working to qualify for the 2020 ballot, but the opposition is already gearing up to convince voters they should say no — again.The Show spoke more about it with Lisa James, chairwoman of Arizonans for Health and Public Safety.
For a lot of older adults, isolation was a concern long before the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. If you are an Arizona senior who’s home alone, or you know of one, here are some resources that might help.
Joe Biden won the Arizona Democratic primary after the state pressed ahead with its election in the shadow of the coronavirus outbreak that has crippled parts of the nation. → Arizona Democratic PPE Updates
Information about some “protected” voters was accidentally provided to counties, and by extension, political parties, during Arizona’s early voting period. Political parties often request early voting reports from county election officials. Those reports detail which voters have received their ballot by mail and which voters have returned their ballot.
After Gov. Doug Ducey and public education chief Kathy Hoffman closed all Arizona schools last week amid the coronavirus pandemic, some child care centers have remained open to help serve first responders and health care workers.
Environmental groups warn that a new segment of border fence the Trump administration is building in Arizona will destroy recovery efforts for the jaguar species that travels between the U.S. and Mexico.
A member of the Navajo Nation has tested positive for coronavirus, said President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer in a Facebook post. The reservation’s Department of Health told officials that the patient is a 46-year-old with recent travel history.
Across the nation, Latino voters have tended to favor Democratic candidate Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. That’s not always the case in Florida, where the Latino community is very diverse and tends to lean more conservative.
Bars will be shutting down and restaurants switching to delivery or take-out only in Phoenix and Tucson starting Tuesday night. This comes after Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and Tucson Mayor Regina Romero declared a state of emergency in response to the coronavirus.
Arizona businesses and public spaces are shutting down across the state to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus. And now, the Arizona Legislature might do so as well. Republican leaders in both the state House and Senate are planning to pass a baseline budget and any bills needed to keep government agencies in operation. That is expected this week.