December 29, 2020

Legal Beat

Early Morning Structure Fire 100 Block W. Carleton, in Prescott

On December 26, 2020, at 4 AM, crews from Prescott Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in the 100 block of West Carleton. While approaching the scene crews noticed a haze of smoke in the air. At the same time, Prescott Regional Communications Center received a call confirming there was a fire at the

Local

Prescott City Offices, Library Remain Closed through January 2021

City Boards and Commissions Meetings Remain Virtual The city of Prescott has announced that City Offices, Police and Fire Departments, and the Prescott Public Library will remain closed to the public.  Council and Board/Commission meetings will remain closed to in-person attendance by members of the public and Council and Board Members for the month of

Opinion

Opinion: Rebate Rule Will Hold Middlemen Accountable

COVID-19 has exposed a variety of inadequacies in America’s healthcare system that leave our most vulnerable populations at risk. First and foremost is the cost of prescription medications, a significant barrier to high-quality care for seniors living on fixed incomes and those who have lost jobs or seen wages decline. As such, it is critical

Gas Prices

Arizona Weekly Gas Price Update for week of December 29th, 2020

Arizona gas prices have risen 2.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.24/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,269 stations. Gas prices in Arizona are 3.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 52.5 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price reports, the

COVID-19

Can Employers Demand Proof of COVID Vaccinations?

Will the new COVID-19 vaccines be added to the list of mandatory inoculations for school kids? Can employers require their employees to prove they’ve been vaccinated?  Can a business refuse to serve customers who’ve refused the vaccine? Those are questions federal and state regulators will be facing as more Americans have access to vaccines, creating

Opinion

Opinion: Can the Electoral College Vote Really Be Contested?

While the Electoral College vote this month was seen by political observers as President Trump’s last long shot at challenging the election result, there is perhaps one more to come. Over the past several days, the flurry of activity from inside the While House hasn’t been the rustle of packing tape and bubble wrap but

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