Law & Government

State pushes flu vaccinations to avert flu-and-COVID-19 ‘perfect storm’

Just over two in five Arizona adults got a flu shot last year, a number state officials are desperate to improve on before the onset of both influenza and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic this fall.

Bush administration ethics lawyer slams hiring of DeJoy as postmaster

WASHINGTON — A top ethics lawyer to President George W. Bush on Monday decried Louis DeJoy’s appointment to postmaster general and called for a congressional investigation into allegations of criminal activity.

Court halts Trump plan to exclude undocumented migrants from census

WASHINGTON – A federal court Thursday blocked President Donald Trump’s plan to exclude unauthorized immigrants from the census, calling the order a clear violation of the law would cause lasting damage.

Supreme Court bars Fontes from sending mistake instructions to voters

Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes can’t instruct voters to cross out mistakes on their ballots and fill in the bubble for a different candidate instead, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled on Thursday.

Report: Arizona had highest ‘housing loss’ rate; more evictions coming

WASHINGTON – Arizona had the highest rate of “housing loss” in the nation, according to a new national study -- and that was before what experts called a “tsunami of evictions” that is expected...

Arizona judge on Trump’s list of potential Supreme Court picks

A 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judge who hails from Arizona is on the list of prospective U.S. Supreme Court justices that President Donald Trump could choose from if he wins a second term in November.

Arizona’s unemployment benefits are pitiful. Will voters demand a change?

As an Arizonan, I’ve become accustomed to my state placing near the very bottom on important measures of a state’s long-term health and stability, such as education and childhood poverty levels. So it’s no surprise that our state is nearly dead last in terms of unemployment benefits.

Senate GOP emergency relief plan leaves out direct aid to states, cities

Senate Republicans unveiled their latest coronavirus relief proposal Tuesday but were met with swift objections from Democrats.

Arizona Supreme Court rules Kanye West can’t be on ballot

The Arizona Supreme Court has barred Kanye West from the general election ballot, upholding a lower court ruling that he can’t run for president as an independent.

Arizona has one of the worst 2020 Census response rates

With less than a month to go for the deadline to respond to the 2020 Census, Arizona’s response rate ranks in the bottom five nationwide.  According to figures from the U.S. Census Bureau, about 80%...
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