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February 8, 2021 In The News

While Pima County widens vaccine eligibility, it’s receiving a reduced vaccine supply that makes it difficult to keep up with demand.

Last week, the Pima County Health Department announced those over 70 are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines by signing up for appointments beginning Monday.

February 5, 2021 In The News

PHOENIX -- All five of Arizona’s House congressional Democrats have signed a letter urging Gov. Doug Ducey to spend more of the state’s allocation of federal relief funds related to the coronavirus pandemic — and explain why it used $400 million of the money to offset existing government spending instead of fighting COVID-19.

February 4, 2021 In The News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is under pressure from moderate Democrats, whose votes will be needed to pass any stimulus bill along party lines, to split a vaccination-funding package from President Joe Biden’s broader Covid-19 relief bill.

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January 12, 2021 In The News

The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) has been secured in Congress that will continue the Winslow Levee Project.

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January 12, 2021 In The News

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — An effort is underway to make the January 8th Memorial a National Memorial.

U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick introduced a bill to give the designation to the memorial, which would affiliate it with the National Park System.

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January 5, 2021 In The News

Rioters supportive of President Donald Trump violently stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday halting Congress as it debated whether to accept Arizona's disputed electors. 

January 1, 2021 In The News

President Donald Trump this week finally signed a $900 billion pandemic bailout bill that split the two representatives for Rim Country and the White Mountains in Congress.

December 30, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON — Members of the Democratic Blue Dog Coalition sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden Tuesday requesting that he “prioritize bipartisan legislation” dealing with novel coronavirus pandemic response and recovery. 

December 29, 2020 In The News

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — U.S. Rep. Tom O’ Halleran voted to approve funding for the $900 billion coronavirus aid bill. The measure passed the House of Representatives and Senate, and President Donald Trump signed the bill Dec. 27.

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