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Sustainable in Sedona: As tourism rises, city’s free shuttles ease parking problems

Tourists looking for socially distanced outdoor activities flocked to Sedona during the pandemic, adding to traffic congestion, noise and air pollution in red rock country - in response, the city launched the Sedona Shuttle to get hikers to popular trailheads.... Read more»0

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LGBTQ advocates want blood donation restriction lifted for gay and bisexual men

Advocates are pushing the Food and Drug Administration to allow gay and bisexual men to donate blood as the country continues to deal with one of the worst blood shortages to date. ... Read more»0

Defensores judiciales instan mayor diversidad en la Corte de Arizona

Mientras los demócratas en el Senado de los EE. UU. presionan para que el juez Ketanji Brown Jackson sea confirmado en la Corte Suprema, los defensores judiciales están presionando activamente para lograr una mayor diversidad en los tribunales de Arizona.... Read more»0

Arizona court diversity urged as Ketanji Brown Jackson awaits Supreme Court confirmation

As Democrats in the U.S. Senate push for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the Supreme Court, judicial advocates are actively pushing for greater diversity in Arizona’s courts. ... Read more»0

Cómo los altos precios de la gasolina están afectando el transporte en Arizona

Arizona se encuentra entre los 10 mercados más caros para la gasolina y el dramático aumento en los precios del combustible en todo el país ha llevado a las empresas de transporte a agregar recargos y ha empujado a los viajeros a buscar métodos de transporte más rentables.... Read more»0

How high gasoline prices are affecting transportation across Arizona

Arizona is among the top 10 most expensive markets for gas - averaging $4.62 a gallon - and the dramatic rise in fuel prices across the country has prompted ride-hailing companies to add surcharges and pushed commuters to seek more cost-effective methods of transportation. ... Read more»0

Crédito tributario por hijos militares: lo que debe saber sobre su reembolso de impuestos

La temporada de impuestos se verá un poco diferente este año, desde los plazos normales hasta la escasez de personal del IRS que podría retrasar los reembolsos, pero hay ayuda disponible en Arizona para los que tienen fobia a los impuestos, y es gratis para aquellos que califican.... Read more»0

Child tax credit to military pensions: What to know about filing for your tax refund this year

Tax season will look a little different this year, from normal deadlines to IRS staffing shortages that could delay refunds - but help is available in Arizona for the tax-phobic, and it’s free for those who qualify. ... Read more»0

Nearly $1.2 billion at risk for Arizona public schools if Legislature fails to override cap

The clock is running out for state legislators to override a cap on spending that would prohibit Arizona public school districts from disbursing nearly $1.2 billion that’s already been approved by the Legislature and budgeted. ... Read more»0

Pima County schools strained by lack of COVID-19 testing as FEMA sites open

Two COVID-19 testing sites funded by Federal Emergency Management Agency opened last week to mitigate the shortage of rapid testing in Pima County, a problem that’s especially acute for businesses and public schools. ... Read more»0

Recreational marijuana sales flying high a year after Arizona legalization

Arizona Department of Revenue reported more than $196 million was collected in taxes from 2021 marijuana sales – not including final December figures – with 22% of that total coming from recreational sales, a year after the use of recreational marijuana was legalized in the state.... Read more»0

'Every penny counts': Az restaurants struggle to find food & workers while keeping prices low

Small businesses and restaurants across Arizona are struggling to stay afloat because of supply chain shortages and price hikes as they compete with Walmart, Amazon and other powerhouses for products - and workers - to fill shelves and pantries. ... Read more»0

Arizona AG Brnovich amends vaccine mandate lawsuit to include Phoenix first responders

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich amended his lawsuit against the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, adding the Phoenix police and fire unions as co-plaintiffs while he and union officials on Monday argued that the mandate will worsen staff shortages. ... Read more»0

Pack your patience: Holiday travel could reach pre-pandemic levels

Thanksgiving is historically the busiest time of the year for Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, and despite the lingering effects of the pandemic, airport officials expect that to be the case again next week. ... Read more»0

Arizona Black farmers fight against long-standing federal discrimination

James and Rachael Stewart have seen their ranch grow tremendously since starting it from scratch in October 2020 as Arizona’s first Black-owned protein ranch, but the biggest struggle for Southwest Black Ranchers is access to money - their ranch doesn’t qualify for any assistance in its first three years.... Read more»0

Arizona 'audit' spreading mistrust in election process across the country, officials warn

The mistrust in Arizona’s Nov. 3 presidential election and the months-long "audit" it spawned is quickly spreading across the country, with politically driven efforts in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Florida, Michigan and Texas, the executive director of Secure Democracy said Wednesday. ... Read more»0

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