Bicyclist Tony Quinones had only just shaken hands with a fellow cyclist and wished him good luck in this weekend’s community race in an Arizona mountain town when a truck sped into a crowd of bike riders. Suddenly, Quinones said in an interview Sunday, he was “watching bodies going on top of the hood, bodies
Governor Doug Ducey traveled to Nogales to highlight the strong trade relationship between Arizona and Mexico and celebrate the grand opening of Chamberlain Distributing’s new 60,000 square foot refrigerated facility. The Governor also participated in an economic roundtable with 17 business and community leaders from Santa Cruz County and toured the state of the art
Not only is Arizona’s economy open — it’s booming. Unlike other states, we never did a lockdown. Arizona focused on personal responsibility and a balanced approach to the pandemic, which resulted in increased economic growth. Our population continues to grow, and the state is attracting employers of various industries. Personal income rose last year at
Governor Doug Ducey today issued an Executive Order protecting access to Arizona’s public universities and community colleges for all students. Under the Executive Order, students cannot be mandated to take the COVID-19 vaccine or submit COVID-19 vaccination documents. Students also cannot be mandated to be tested or wear masks in order to participate in learning.
Triple-digit temperatures are returning with a vengeance, prompting the National Weather Service to issue this year’s first excessive heat watch, in effect all next week for most of central and southern Arizona. Temperatures are expected to top 110 each day, reaching 116 on Tuesday and Wednesday. In addition, Arizonans can expect higher than normal temperatures this
With less than four weeks remaining in this fiscal year, local governments in Arizona are anxiously watching state budget negotiations that they fear could end up delivering a “huge hit” to city and town finances. At issue in the stalled budget negotiations is a proposal to lower the state income tax to an across-the-board 2.5%,