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Desert Financial Fiesta Bowl Kindness Arizona Tour Assists Yavapai College Students through Daniel’s Ride

The Desert Financial Kindness Arizona Tour went the extra mile to assist struggling Yavapai College students on Wednesday, with a landmark $5,000 gift to YC’s Daniel’s Ride fundraiser. “The pandemic has been very hard on students, especially non-traditional students.” Desert Financial Credit Union’s Assistant Vice President Emma Garcia explained. “We admire Daniel’s initiative to help

Opinion

Opinion: The Government Didn’t Create the COVID-19 Vaccines

President Joe Biden recently toured a Pfizer plant in Kalamazoo, Mich., where workers are churning out millions of lifesaving COVID-19 vaccine doses. During his remarks, he mentioned that in mid-February he had “toured the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health . . . [where] I met world-class doctors, scientists, and researchers who

Marijuana

Recreational marijuana sales race ahead, but industry equity falls behind

Sales of recreational marijuana are surging at Arizona retailers that, after selling medical marijuana for nearly a decade, now accommodate a crop of new customers the state estimates could push revenue to $1 billion in two years. Dispensaries in the state started recreational sales Jan. 22, after Arizona became one of four states to legalize recreational

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State Announces Additional $8.2 Million To Further Serve Arizonans Facing Homelessness

Funding Follows First Phase Of Nearly $5 Million To 40 Organizations Statewide Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) announced the distribution of an additional $8.2 million to provide Arizonans facing homelessness with critical services. “We want to ensure struggling families and those facing homelessness have access to the support and resources

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Attorney General’s Office Provides More than $400k In Funding To County Sheriffs for Law Enforcement Safety Equipment

The Arizona Sheriffs Association announced  that Arizona’s 15 county sheriffs recently received $422,000 in total funding from the Arizona Attorney General’s Office (AGO) for new law enforcement officer safety equipment. The AGO provided $2.5 million in total funding to more than 100 Arizona law enforcement agencies, including all 15 of Arizona’s county sheriff’s. Hundreds of

COVID-19

Governor Ducey Announces $65 Million From CDC For Vaccine Rollout

Governor Doug Ducey today announced Arizona is receiving $65,769,416 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support COVID-19 vaccine clinics and strengthen vaccine confidence and community engagement. “We want to get Arizonans vaccinated as quickly, safely and efficiently as possible,” said Governor Ducey. “There’s no time to waste. COVID-19 is spreading, our

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