Granted, Arizona is experiencing the hottest summer on record, but given the many opportunities Arizona Public Service has purposely blown over the years to help customers, it is inexcusable for APS to now shift responsibility and ask customers to cut power use to prevent blackouts.
The COVID-19 pandemic has burdened an already strained health care system for months. For the most at-risk populations, including those with pre-existing conditions and Black and Latino communities, the virus has hit harder and the damage has been deeper.
The nearly half a million voters who wanted a chance to vote for increased funding for public education were overruled by one judge.
Now he’s risking the lives of our children. For months, President Trump has been telling us COVID-19 will magically disappear.
By now, everyone knows that COVID-19 is a highly contagious and lethal disease for which we currently have no effective treatment or a vaccine.
We are asked almost daily about children and COVID-19: Do they get COVID-19? Should they attend day care or school, play sports, see friends and attend summer camps? What are the risks to themselves and to others?
This year, there will be no photos with backpacks. No shopping cart with supplies. This year, everything from sports seasons to in-person learning is TBD. The only sure things are uncertainty and stress.
For many people in the U.S., getting tested for COVID-19 is a struggle. In Arizona, testing sites have seen lines of hundreds of cars stretching over a mile. In Texas and Florida, some people were waiting for five hours for free testing.
Since taking office, President Donald Trump’s attack on immigrants has been relentless.
It’s more important than ever to face an urgent truth—Arizona invests just $10 per person for state public health funding and by this measure ranks 49th in the nation,