public health

Immigration

Arizona governor sending National Guard to southern border

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday he is sending 250 National Guard troops to the state’s southern border with Mexico amid the increased arrivals of migrants. The announcement came the day Customs and Border Protection held an open house at a new tent-like migrant processing center in the border community of Yuma. It is the

State

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

COVID-19

Governor Ducey Announces $115 Million To Support Universities’ COVID-19 Response

Governor Doug Ducey today (12/30) announced $115 million for Arizona’s three public universities, an acknowledgement of the instrumental role they’ve played in the state’s ongoing efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. “Our universities continue to go the extra mile to fight the spread of COVID-19, protect our communities, and ensure students’ needs are met,”

Politics

A divided nation asks: What’s holding our country together?

Elections are meant to resolve arguments. This one inflamed them. Weeks after the votes have been counted and the winners declared, many Americans remain angry, defiant and despairing. Millions now harbor new grievances borne of President Donald Trump’s baseless claims of election fraud. Many Democrats are saddened by results that revealed the opposition to be

Opinion

Opinion: Public Health Officials Must Regain The Public’s Trust

As the winter phase of the COVID pandemic approaches, there has been a reshuffling of the cards: Several vaccines will be available shortly to the public, more quickly than anticipated. Currently, it is not clear which vaccine will prove superior based on cost, availability and effectiveness, but no matter how effective and safe they are,

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