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Valley Metro Reduces Bus Service

by on April 6, 2020 0

Starting Monday, Valley Metro reduced its Express and RAPID bus service schedules with fewer trips each weekday morning and evening. “This is a proactive step to maintain local bus route service for those who fully rely on public transit for critical trips,” the agency said in a news release. A complete list of schedule reductions and changes can be found […]

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Initiative Backers Asking Arizona Supreme Court For Online Signature Collecting Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

by on April 6, 2020 0

Backers of four voter initiatives are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to let them gather qualifying signatures online now that the state is under a stay at home order and other restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak. The proponents asked the high court Thursday to allow them to use the same electronic system that candidates […]

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Businesses Report They Are Receiving Unnecessary Restrictions From Big Banks As Federal Small-Business Loan Program Begins

by on April 3, 2020 0

Friday morning, the Trump administration launched an $350 billion small business lending effort, however the program’s infrastructure, wasn’t ready for the flood of millions of people expected to seek help. Bank of America had received 10,000 applications by 10 a.m. for the $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program that is a key element of the $2 trillion […]

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Governor Ducey Answers COVID-19 Questions In Virtual Town Hall

by on April 3, 2020 0

  On Thursday evening, Governor Doug Ducey participated in a virtual town hall, where he took questions from viewers around the state and provided the latest information on COVID-19. Governor Ducey was joined by Arizona Department of Health Services Director Dr. Cara Christ, Department of Emergency and Military Affairs Director Major General Michael T. McGuire […]

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Arizona Attorney General Asks Gyms To Forgo In-Person Cancellation Policy

by on April 3, 2020 0

As gyms have been closed across the state in an attempt to stop the spread of the coronavirus, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has asked the three major chains to abandon their in-person cancellation policies. In letters sent to Mountainside Fitness, Life Time Fitness, and Planet Fitness, Bronovich says it’s “problematic” to require an in-person cancellation policy […]

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