Settlement Over Lethal Injection Procedure Moves Arizona Closer To Resuming Executions

by on July 22, 2020 0

Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has reached a settlement to conclude a lawsuit challenging the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry’s (ADCRR) lethal injection procedures. The settlement allows Arizona to move one step closer to ensuring justice is carried out for victims of the most heinous crimes. “Anti-death penalty activists...

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Phoenix Police Overtime Surpasses $7 Million

by on July 21, 2020 0

Protests against police violence following the in-custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis led the Phoenix Police Department to pay out more than $7 million in overtime costs. For over 30 days protesters took to the streets and demanded transparency and accountability from Phoenix police over use-of-force tactics, with some demonstrators calling for the...

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Arizona Receives $6 Million to Fight Homelessness

by on July 20, 2020 0

Arizona nonprofits and government agencies are getting nearly $6 million in federal funding to combat homelessness. The $5,950,572 comes from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Emergency Solutions Grant program. The Arizona Governor’s Office said Tuesday in a press release that $4.35 million is for shelters, programs, and services that help people...

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Vulnerable Arizona Adults Can Receive Free Masks

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Arizona has partnered with Hanes to provide two million cloth masks to vulnerable residents. According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, vulnerable adults in Arizona, residents who are 65 and older and those with medical conditions, will be able to request a mask from the state. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday those...

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Partnership Announced To Increase COVID-19 Testing In Arizona

by on July 12, 2020 0

ASU will launch program to provide free saliva-based diagnostic testing for up to 100,000 Arizonans The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and Arizona State University announced a new partnership Thursday that will increase COVID-19 diagnostic testing in Arizona. ASU will launch several testing sites that will provide free saliva diagnostic testing for COVID-19...

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