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Arizona State Legislature

The Arizona House Republican Majority Reports Progress on Key Legislative Issues

The Arizona House Republican Majority Caucus is proud to report progress on key legislative issues at the State Capitol this week. Crime & Safety — Taking crime seriously is the first step in protecting Arizonans. The House Committee of the Whole passed SCR 1001 stating the legislature’s intention to provide better resources to law enforcement and

Rural Healthcare

Text ‘join’ to get COVID-19, health updates in rural Arizona – Cronkite News

Photo: The Center for Rural Health sends texts in English and Spanish, aimed at rural residents who sign up for the service Text messages updating rural residents about COVID-19 are now being expanded to other health issues to text people who have less access to health care, including people of color, migrants and those who

Opinion

Opinion: Education Choice is Benefiting Rural Arizona – Dr. Matthew Ladner

Since 1994, Arizona’s public charter schools have allowed educators to create their own vision of K-12 education and families all across the state – including in rural communities – the opportunity to choose the education that best meets their needs. According to the 2020 U.S. Census, out of Arizona’s total population of over 7 million

State

Governor Ducey Announces $250,000 To Support Local Economic Recovery

Governor Doug Ducey announced $250,000 contributing to the launch of the Arizona Economic Recovery Center, led by Local First Arizona, to help local businesses and rural communities apply for and win competitive federal economic recovery grants. “As our economy continues to reach new heights, local businesses and organizations across the state should have easy access

National

How 18 million Americans could move into rural areas – without leaving home

Lawrence, Kan., is one of the communities that would go from being considered urban to rural. Ian Ballinger via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA Devon Brenner, Mississippi State University and Jesse Longhurst, Southern Oregon University About 46 million Americans – 14% of the nation’s inhabitants – are currently classified as living in rural areas. That number

Politics

‘We need you’: GOP hunts for new voters in Trump territory

President Donald Trump’s campaign has a bold theory for how he will win reelection: It can tap a universe of millions of supporters who did not vote for him in 2016 but will do so this time. Supposedly, these voters are overlooked by polls that show Trump consistently trailing Democrat Joe Biden. They are mostly

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