February 25, 2021

Events

Senior Care Drive for Local Homebound Elderly

Arizona Serve, an AmeriCorps program of Prescott College is holding an Senior Care Drive in honor of AmeriCorps Week to benefit the homebound elderly in the Quad-City area during the month of March and is in need of community support. AmeriCorps Week is a chance to highlight the role National Service participants play in the

Local

Chino Valley announces re-opening process

The Town of Chino Valley announced that effective Monday, March 1, 2021, many Town services and lobbies will re-open to the public. While COVID-19 metrics are improving, certain restrictions will remain in place until further notice. “It has been a very long and strenuous year, not just for Chino Valley, but for the entire country,”

Veterans

Supporting Arizona’s Active Duty Service Members & Veterans

Arizona’s veterans and service members have stepped up to support our communities and those in need during the pandemic. From supporting food banks to providing supplies to the Navajo Nation, ramping up vaccine administration in the Gila River Indian Community and much more, Arizona’s heroes are always there to help. More than 500,000 service members, veterans and their families call

Biden Administration

Critics grill Haaland; backers point to historic nature of nomination

Republican senators tried to pin down Rep. Deb Haaland at a hearing Tuesday on her nomination to be the next Interior secretary, pushing her on fossil fuels and the job losses they said would come from President Joe Biden’s proposed energy policies. But Democrats at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing focused mostly

National

Senators press Capitol police on security breakdowns before Jan. 6 riot

Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema joined other senators asking police officials Tuesday how it is that an FBI report warning of the deadly Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol did not reach the right people before the attack. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee heard from five witnesses involved in Capitol security planning –

Opinion

Opinion: Biden’s Agenda Starts with His Nominees

For more than 200 years, senators have lived by a set of norms and rules designed to give all Americans a voice in their government. These long-standing principles include the precedent of deferring to presidents on their cabinet appointments. But in 2017, Democrats broke that tradition by playing hardball with President Trump’s nominations. That was

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