Arizona governor plans big tax cuts, make-up summer school classes

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is proposing the largest tax cut in his seven years for the coming budget year while using savings from a pandemic-induced drop in school enrollment to pay for summertime make-up classes for K-12 students who have fallen behind because of virtual learning.

Apaches object to Forest Service review of huge copper mine

The U.S. Forest Service released an environmental review that paves the way for the creation of one of the largest copper mines in the United States, against the wishes of a group of Apaches who have been trying for years to stop the project.

As Arizona becomes world hot spot, focus put on governor

“We have a governor and health director who don’t care. Their goal in my opinion is to vaccinate their way out of this,” said Will Humble, head of the Arizona Public Health Association. “Eventually it will work. There’s just going to be a lot of dead people in the meantime.”

Arizona vaccination priorities include people 75 and older

The prioritization of people 75 and older means those people most at risk will get vaccinated sooner, both protecting them and "relieving the strain on our hardworking health care professionals," Ducey said in the statement.