COVID-19

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. 

Coronavirus funding, policy changes outlined in request to Ducey

To combat the spread of coronavirus in Arizona, legislative Democrats have asked Gov. Doug Ducey to fund drive-through testing facilities, paid sick leave for Arizona employees and “aggressive cleaning” of public transit vehicles. 

Coronavirus shows the need for ‘radical’ polices the rest of the world already has

These policies are not extreme. They’ve been implemented in almost every other high-income country across the globe without economic calamity.

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.

Top health officials warn of coronavirus: ‘It’s going to get worse’

Trump administration officials painted a dire picture of the novel coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday, warning members of Congress that the public health crisis is far from over. 

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. 

Congress rebukes Trump’s bid to slash CDC funding amid coronavirus outbreak

U.S. House lawmakers resoundingly rebuffed a Trump administration request to cut funding for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention amid the coronavirus crisis. 

Gosar under self-quarantine after ‘extended’ coronavirus exposure

Arizona Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar says he and his top aides have self-quarantined because they had "sustained contact" with a person who has since been diagnosed with coronavirus.

Courts, election officials preparing for coronavirus

With a third person in the state diagnosed with the COVID-19 virus, Maricopa County election officials and courts are preparing for a possible outbreak. An administrative order by the Arizona Supreme Court allows for...
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