AG: Remote meetings due to coronavirus OK under open-meeting law

In an informal opinion, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said the state’s open meeting law allows for public bodies – like city councils and school boards – to conduct public meetings remotely through technological means as they navigate public health amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Government watchdog: Trump hasn’t justified BLM move

The Bureau of Land Management is losing at least half of the employees designated to move west as part of the Trump administration’s controversial relocation plan, leaving a bare-bones workforce to lead the agency.

Ducey declares coronavirus a public health emergency

Gov. Doug Ducey is declaring the spread of the coronavirus in Arizona a public health emergency and has issued an executive order that will cover the cost of testing for the virus and prevent price gouging on testing, among other things. 

Dems want special legislative session to address coronavirus

Democratic lawmakers want Gov. Doug Ducey to order a special legislative session to address coronavirus in Arizona.

Coronavirus in Arizona: What you need to know

As of Wednesday morning, there are 9 presumptive cases of coronavirus in Arizona, according to the state and county public health officials.

Coronavirus fears lead O’Halleran to cancel town halls

U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran announced Tuesday that he has canceled two upcoming town halls in Arizona amid increasing coronavirus fears. 

Monday Musings: What Raytheon wants, Raytheon gets

Raytheon Missile Systems wants it. And you can count on Raytheon to get what it wants.  

Expansion of autonomous delivery robots clears Senate

A proposal to expand the role of mini self-driving delivery devices, including allowing them to be on Arizona highways, passed its first hurdle on Wednesday. 

State health chief shares advice on avoiding coronavirus

As the state and nation is preparing for more cases of COVID-19, also commonly referred to as the coronavirus, the state’s public health director has advice for all Arizonans on how to be prepared to stop the spread of the virus in Arizona.

Mark Kelly has spent nearly triple what Martha McSally has on digital ads

Mark Kelly’s campaign to oust Sen. Martha McSally from her seat in November spent $52,000 on Facebook and Google ads in six days leading up to President Donald Trump’s visit to Phoenix earlier this month.
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