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COVID-19

Governor Ducey Takes Action To Further Protect Arizonans From Local Vaccine Mandates

State Law Does Not Allow Local Governments To Mandate Vaccinations Governor Doug Ducey issued an Executive Order strengthening enforcement against vaccine mandates and ensuring those employed by a local government can use earned sick leave due to COVID-19 exposure. “We encourage all Arizonans to get the vaccine — it’s safe, effective and free,” said Governor

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US automakers pledge huge increase in electric vehicles

Declaring the U.S. must “move fast” to win the world’s carmaking future, President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a commitment from the auto industry to produce electric vehicles for as much as half of U.S. sales by the end of the decade. Biden also wants automakers to raise gas mileage and cut tailpipe pollution between

State

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order Mandating Transparency In Sex Education

Governor Doug Ducey today issued an Executive Order that requires all sex education curriculum to be posted online for parents to review, without exception. This Executive Order includes more aggressive transparency requirements than Senate Bill 1456, which was vetoed by the Governor. Under that bill, posting sex education materials online would have been optional. Arizona

COVID-19

Governor Ducey Bans Vaccine Passports

Governor Doug Ducey  issued an Executive Order banning “vaccine passports” and preventing state and local governments from requiring Arizonans to provide their COVID-19 vaccination status to receive service or enter an area. “The residents of our state should not be required by the government to share their private medical information,” said Governor Ducey. “While we

COVID-19

Executive Order 2021-05 Regarding Occupancy Limits; All Other Restrictions Remain In Place

Earlier, Governor Ducey issued Executive Order 2021-05 rescinding occupancy limitations on many business establishments.  While this is a step toward reopening for all businesses, it is an incremental step. Restrictions that affect bars remain in effect.  What this means for the bars without dine-in service is restrictions on live entertainment, dancing and standing remain in

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Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order Requiring Schools To Offer In-Person Learning

Order Sets March 15 Deadline To Get Students “Back In The Classroom” Following discussions with public school leaders, and in accordance with new guidance from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Governor Doug Ducey issued a new Executive Order returning schools to in-person, teacher-led instruction. According to metrics developed by the CDC, 12

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