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Kris Mayes, other AGs support FDA proposal to make donating blood easier for LGBTQ population

By: - April 3, 2023

Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes joined 21 other state attorneys general Friday in supporting a Food and Drug Administration proposal that would make it easier for LGBTQ individuals to donate blood and plasma. Gay and bisexual men are currently barred from donating blood or plasma for three months after their most recent sexual contact with […]

School hallway with lockers and students in the distance.

School advocates worry about keeping counselors as federal funding set to expire

By: - March 15, 2023

CHANDLER – On any given day Steve Kanner, a school counselor at Hamilton High School, can be found speaking to a classroom of students or having a one-on-one conversation with a student. Hamilton High has a ratio of 400 students to one counselor; the average ratio in the state of Arizona is 650 students to […]