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Second Lady Karen Pence, Governor Ducey Host Military Occupational Licensing Roundtable

Governor Doug Ducey today joined Second Lady Karen Pence for a Military Spouse Occupational Licensing Roundtable to discuss Arizona’s leadership in eliminating burdensome occupational regulations for military families, and all Arizonans, who want to get to work. The Second Lady and the Governor were joined by U.S. Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett, Commander of the

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Arizona expected to clear over the next few days, but smoke could return

The smoke over Arizona is expected to clear this week, but meteorologists say it could return as wildfires fueled in part by climate change continue to scorch large swaths of Northern California, Oregon and Washington. Scientists predict new wind patterns will move the smoke east and encourage clearer skies and higher temperatures in Arizona, while

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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

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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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Arizona Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Governor Doug Ducey declared September 15 through October 15, 2020 Hispanic Heritage Month in Arizona to celebrate Hispanic culture throughout Arizona and recognize the many ways Arizonans of Hispanic descent enrich our state. “This Hispanic Heritage Month, we celebrate the countless ways the Hispanic community has enriched the culture of our state,” said Governor Ducey.

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