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Zuckerberg’s cash fuels GOP suspicion and new election rules

When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg donated $400 million to help fund election offices as they scrambled to deal with the coronavirus pandemic late last summer, he said he hoped he would never have to do it again. Republican legislatures are granting him that wish. At least eight GOP-controlled states have passed bans on donations to

Elections

Critics: $5.7 million in private funds for ballot audit taints results

The private firm hired to audit Maricopa County’s 2020 elections said this week that its work was funded by $5.7 million in donations from conservative groups, a revelation that raised as many questions as it answered for critics. The state Senate approved $150,000 in funds earlier this year for the work by Cyber Ninjas and

Local

Daniel’s Ride Fundraiser Logs Its 300th Consecutive Day, March 14

One morning last May, Yavapai College professor Daniel Swartz tossed a leg across his bicycle and set out along the Peavine Trail. His ride was initially about stress relief, to get his mind off the plight of his students. But he kept riding – the next morning, and the next – and an idea began

State

Giving Back This Holiday Season

Arizonans know how to come together and help one another. With the holidays nearly upon us, many are asking how they can serve others. Here are some ways you can give back: Food Donations St. Mary’s Food Bank, located in Phoenix and Surprise, accepts food donations Monday through Friday. In addition to general food donations,

State

Yavapai County Residents Among Most Generous Givers in Arizona – Study

The holiday season is synonymous with spending money – but it’s more than just buying gifts. On Giving Tuesday alone, which lands on December 1 this year, hundreds of millions of dollars will be raised for charitable causes. However, this is just a fraction of what Americans donate throughout the year. In a recent study,

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