May 4, 2022

Events

Mortimer Nursery says “Thank You” to local Mothers

Mortimer Nursery hands out roses and hosts free classes to celebrate Mother’s Day On May 7th, Mortimer Nursery will partner with the Prescott Farmer’s Market to thank local mothers as part of a Mother’s Day themed market. Nursery staff will be handing out 100 free rose stems and a “thank you” card to the mothers

Wildfires

Yavapai County Institutes County Wide Fire Ban

On May 2, 2022, The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors Chair, Mary Mallory, signed the Interim Fire Prohibition Order which prohibits the use of fireworks and implements Stage 1 Fire Restrictions across all four fire zones in Yavapai County. The effective date of the fire ban is May 5, 2022, at 8:00 AM.   Fire Ordinance Zones: Northern,

Downwinders

The End of an Era? Downwinders and the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act

On July 9, 2022, the federal Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) will be coming to an end. This act, passed by Congress in 1990, provided for compensation to “Downwinders,” residents of northern Arizona, southern Utah, and southern Nevada who were exposed to radiation carried by wind from nuclear testing at the Nevada Testing Site between

Legal Beat

Gosar Condemns Breach of Security at Supreme Court of the United States

Congressman Paul Gosar, DDS (R-AZ), issued the following statement in response to the leak and breach of security of a confidential draft opinion from the Supreme Court. “At a time when government institutions like the Department of Justice, the FBI and DHS have been politicized and public trust is at an all-time low for most government agencies, the Supreme

Arizona State Legislature

Arizona lawmakers among most, least likely in House to vote by proxy- Cronkite News

Two years after the House allowed proxy voting as a pandemic precaution, two Arizona lawmakers remain among the House’s most active proxy voters, while two others are among the stubborn minority that has never cast a vote by proxy. A Cronkite News tally of more than 700 roll call votes since May 27, 2020, showed

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