Judge Kellie Johnson said the curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. violated Gov. Doug Ducey's executive order prohibiting cities and counties from imposing tougher restrictions than the state.
But Pima County Chief Medical Officer Dr. Francisco García, says the curfew is necessary.
What appeared to be a routine agenda item turned into a lengthy debate and some name calling during Wednesday’s Phoenix City Council meeting. Agenda item 30 seemed like a simple request — staff asked permission to apply for a state grant to help cover riot related expenses.
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Wishing President Joe Biden well Wednesday, Mexico’s president urged the new administration to immediately fulfill campaign promises to enact immigration reform, including dual citizenship for Mexicans working in the United States.
As COVID-19 threatens to become the state’s leading cause of death, some experts worry fatigue and overconfidence are driving Arizonans to slack off on safety and testing. Even as vaccination slots fill as quickly as they open, testing numbers are worryingly low, says Joshua LaBaer, director of Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute.
Arizona adults could be purchasing legal marijuana for recreational use by the end of the week. State health officials began accepting applications Tuesday from sites wishing to sell the drug to anyone 21 and older.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as the president and vice president of the United States. Biden is giving his inaugural address after being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. NPR reporters are annotating his speech live with fact checks and analysis. Watch the ceremony, inaugural address and other celebratory events throughout the day.
These are the final hours of a presidency defined largely by a desire to punish people who migrate to the United States without permission. The process to turn away from this approach is expected to start shortly after Joe Biden is sworn in. He takes over the country’s immigration system as another caravan heads north from Central America.
When news broke that an incapacitated woman gave birth to a baby at her long-term care facility in 2018, there was hope among many in the disability community that the incident would lead to much-needed changes. One Arizona mother feels like that never happened.
But a restaurant industry representative says that restaurants who win their cases intend to abide by at least the current pandemic restrictions, even though they would have no legal obligation to do so.