September 17, 2020

National

EPA Announces Final Rule on Regulatory Guidance Transparency

Today, members of the Western Caucus released the following statements after the Environmental Protection Agency announced their final rule on regulatory guidance transparency. “Today’s announcement by EPA is another example of this Administration putting transparency at the forefront of their decision making. The American people deserve to know the exact science that goes behind regulatory

Politics

March On Announces Voter Protection Corps, Seeks To Hire Voter Protection Captains In Arizona

March On today announced the launch of the Voter Protection Corps, a program that will aggressively combat voter suppression through training, engaging and mobilizing young organizers in communities vulnerable to disenfranchisement. To form this Corps, March On is recruiting Voter Protection Captains from the Divine 9 Black fraternities and sororities, as well as women, veterans,

State

Arizona nonprofits boost aid to help refugees deal with the pandemic

Refugees living in Arizona are struggling to navigate the impacts of COVID-19. In response, nonprofit organizations boosted assistance programs after they noticed more refugees losing their jobs or having their hours cut. Families say they also are struggling with complicated government aid applications written in a language in which they may not be fluent. There

State

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. State officials late last month announced plans to increase Medicaid funding for flu shots, let some pharmacists administer the shots

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