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Voter ID

Arizona back in court – again – as feds sue over tough voter ID law – Cronkite News

Voting rights advocates on Wednesday welcomed the Justice Department’s decision to sue over Arizona’s strict new voter ID law that federal officials called a “textbook violation of the National Voter Registration Act.” It’s just the latest legal challenge to election laws in Arizona, which have landed before the Supreme Court twice in recent years –

Regional Park

Prescott City Council Approves Intergovernmental Agreement For Glassford Hill Open Space

Tuesday the Prescott City Council approved an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with Yavapai County and the Town of Prescott Valley, to acquire approximately 3,300 acres of Arizona State Trust Land on and around Glassford Hill.   The IGA was approved last week by Yavapai County Board of Supervisors and is scheduled to be reviewed by the Prescott

Vaccine mandates

Texas order reflects growing GOP vaccine mandates hostility

With the governor of Texas leading the charge, conservative Republicans in several states are moving to block or undercut President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates for private employers before the regulations are even issued. The growing battle over what some see as overreach by the federal government is firing up a segment of the Republican

Education

State School Board Orgs Distance Themselves From ‘Domestic Terror’ Letter

From Republican Missouri to deep-blue Delaware, state and local school boards are distancing themselves from their national association’s request that federal law enforcement investigate parent protests as potential “domestic terrorism.” It’s a sign the organization, long a political ally of the Democratic Party, may be out of touch with its members. The National Association of

State

Governor Ducey Announces Nearly $65 Million To Expand Learning Programs

Investments In Literacy, Adult Education And Underserved Communities Governor Doug Ducey announced $64.9 million in state and federal funding for programs that improve K-12 literacy, support adult education and expand teacher professional development. “Educators, school leaders and families have worked tirelessly to keep Arizona students on track and prepare them for their next steps,” said Governor

State

Governor Ducey, Legislature Take Strong Action To Stop Critical Race Theory

Governor Doug Ducey took a decisive step to prohibit the concerning practice of critical race theory, the latest action in just the past week to prevent the teaching of critical race theory in Arizona public schools and other government entities. Together, these measures mean Arizona has implemented some of the best policies in the country

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