Cronkite News compiled responses and efforts from Navajo Nation president Jonathan Nez and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey.
PHOENIX - Arizona Rep. Andy Biggs led a group of Republican lawmakers to demand that schools reopen as usual in the fall, the latest salvo in a days-long Trump administration campaing on the issue - a move that educators overwhelmingly oppose without proper COVID-19 safeguards in place.
PHOENIX – From presidential hopeful Joe Biden to Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, Ducey has faced stark opposition to his choice to refrain from imposing statewide safety measures to combat COVID-19.
PHOENIX – Doctors and health experts worry about the future of Arizona under COVID-19.
PHOENIX – Lack of European tourists will hit the tourism industry, White Mountain Apache Tribe gets federal aid, and more headlines from around the Grand Canyon State.
PHOENIX - This Fourth will be a first for many in Arizona: The first time fireworks are replaced by sparklers, or are a drive-through or online event, or are watched in masks at a healthy distance. While planners juggle festivities with COVID-19 health concerns, they insist the celebrations will go on.
WASHINGTON - It just took effect Wednesday, but Arizona business leaders were optimistic about the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the trade deal replaceing the North American Free Trade Agreement that economists say was worth billions in trade and thousands of jobs in Arizona alone.
PHOENIX – Vice President Mike Pence praises Gov. Doug Ducey’s efforts to curb spread of disease and pledged federal support
Movie theaters, bars, water parks and other places where large crowds can gather were ordered to close in response to troubling growth of illness and reports of crowds at river-tubing and outdoor recreation areas in Arizona this past weekend.
PHOENIX – President Donald Trump took aim at states trying to expand mail-in balloting at a rally in Phoenix this week, and the secretary of state and the Maricopa County recorder are speaking up.
PHOENIX - Arizona lawmakers split on party lines Thursday as the House passed a Democrat-backed police reform bill on the one-month anniversary of George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police.
WASHINGTON - Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams joined mayors and big-city police chiefs from around the country Thursday for a U.S. Conference of Mayors virtual panel looking at police reform and racial justice, as cities across the country grapple with the fallout of George Floyd's death at police hands.