Vaccination Rates Among Arizona Latinos Continue To Lag
Statewide, Latinos are vaccinated a lower rate than any racial or ethnic group. Nearly 44% of Arizonans have gotten shots. Among Latino Arizonans, it’s just 18%. Five months after Arizona's vaccination campaign began, some say the disparity has more to do with access than attitudes.
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Former Sheriff Arpaio’s Immigration Patrols To Cost Public $200M
The costs to taxpayers from a racial profiling lawsuit stemming from former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s immigration patrols in metro Phoenix a decade ago are expected to reach $202 million by summer 2022.
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Tempe To End Mask Mandate In Most Public Spaces
The city of Tempe will end its face covering requirement in most public spaces starting Friday. With the exception of public transportation and the Tempe Municipal Court, face coverings will be considered optional. Tempe businesses and schools can decide on their own whether to keep a mandate.
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AZ Lawmakers Float Idea Of Piping Water From The Mississippi
The drought has some members of the Arizona Legislature wondering if the state should look for a new source of water: the Mississippi River.
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New GOP Candidate Enters 2022 AZ Governor Race
Arizona Board of Regents member Karrin Taylor Robson has announced she’s running for governor. Robson identities herself on her campaign website as a conservative leader and successful business leader.
Medical Association President Wants Doctors To Be Resource For Policymakers
The Arizona Medical Association has a new president: Dr. Miriam Anand. An allergist and immunologist practicing in the East Valley, Dr. Anand has taken the post for a one-year term as Arizona continues to try to get as many people vaccinated against COVID-19 as possible and move beyond the pandemic.
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As Mask Mandates Disappear, Business Owners Make And Enforce Their Own Rules
The CDC's new guidance that it's safe for fully vaccinated people to go without masks, even indoors, has led to a confusing situation for businesses, which now have to decide what to do on their own.