Arizona

Arizona Office of the Governor

Governor Doug Ducey has appointed the first-ever woman to lead Arizona’s National Guard.

Arizona Department of Health Services

Across the country, healthcare workers and advocates are brainstorming ways to get the COVID-19 vaccine into the arms of the people who need it most. In Arizona, organizers launched a grassroots effort to vaccinate the state’s Holocaust survivors. An estimated 55 survivors, along with their spouses, partners and caretakers, have been vaccinated through a collaborative program run by the Phoenix Holocaust Association

KNAU reported on this mission to vaccinate a population that’s survived war, displacement and genocide.

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The Republican-controlled state Senate last week announced it had hired four firms to audit millions of ballots cast in Maricopa County during the November election. The company leading the effort will be paid $150,000. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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Arizona’s daily rate of additional confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to creep upward while the daily rate of related deaths is down. 

  

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The Arizona Game and Fish Department next week will continue an effort to bolster the state’s declining pronghorn population by lethally removing coyotes.

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