Arizona - Coronavirus Press Clips Archive

Will Arizonans get $400 unemployment supplement?

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 8/12/2020

Judge: AZ lawmakers' description to voters of Invest In Ed initiative "biased"

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 8/11/2020

Local health officials to school leaders: Safe, in-person classrooms are weeks away

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 8/10/2020

Governor's office evaluating Trump unemployment plan

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 8/10/2020

UA faculty alarmed by plan to buy for-profit university

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 8/7/2020

Arizona sets virus spread guidelines for school reopenings

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 8/6/2020

Arizona court to decide if sentencing reform initiative can appear on ballot

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 8/4/2020

Many Arizona jail inmates have voting rights, but few cast ballots

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 8/4/2020

AZ initiative to raise taxes on wealthy for education knocked off ballot

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 8/1/2020

Arizona unemployment benefits to be restored to thousands

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 8/1/2020

July

Judge rejects measure to raise K-12 funding through tax on Arizona's wealthy

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 7/31/2020

Ducey: State not considering raising $240 weekly unemployment payments

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 7/31/2020

Gov. Ducey opposing three of four proposed ballot measures

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 7/30/2020

Wording of Arizona education tax initiative purposely confusing, foes tell judge

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 7/29/2020

Arizona hospitalizations continue gradual decline but still remain high

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 7/27/2020

Experts say casinos are high risk. Heres why they remain open

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 7/25/2020

Arizona schools won't be required to put kids back into classrooms next month

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 7/24/2020

After a record 2019, Arizona tourism goes into recovery mode

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 7/23/2020

Pressure builds on Arizona governor to base school reopening on COVID-19 data

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 7/22/2020

Gov. Ducey wants Congress to extend $600 weekly federal unemployment benefit

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 7/22/2020

Lawsuit: Keep Arizona pot initiative off ballot

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 7/21/2020

Appeals court sides with Gov. Ducey in using trust fund to increase education funding

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 7/21/2020

Arizona reopened early to revive its economy. Now, its workers and businesses face even greater devastation.
Washington Post – 7/20/2020

NAU faculty alarmed about universitys plans to reopen

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 7/19/2020

Arizona hires out-of-state nurses to help with COVID-19

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 7/15/2020

Nursing homes plead for faster COVID-19 tests

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 7/15/2020

1 in every 4 Arizonans is now covered by Medicaid

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 7/14/2020

Legal challenge filed against education tax plan

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 7/13/2020

Rental aid backlog goes back months

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 7/13/2020

Housing advocates ask Ducey to extend halt on evictions

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 7/12/2020

ASU to distribute CARES Act funds to students

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 7/10/2020

Ducey announces efforts to expand COVID-19 testing

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 7/9/2020

AZ COVID-19 hospitalizations, ER visits hit new highs

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 7/8/2020

COVID-19 test delays make it harder to track and treat

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 7/7/2020

AZ charter and private schools get PPP loans

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 7/7/2020

State budget takes another COVID-19 hit

AZPM – 7/6/2020

Arizona earmarks $9 million in virus funds for election

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 7/2/2020

June

Marijuana measure files 420K signatures for ballot

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 7/1/2020

Arizona education officials worry students, teachers will stay away despite delay

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 6/30/2020

Arizona's use of state funds for religious schools was upheld previously by US Supreme Court

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 6/30/2020

Arizona bars, nightclubs and gyms face mandatory shutdowns amid coronavirus spike

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 6/29/2020

First day of school in Arizona pushed back

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 6/29/2020

Arizona has $127M available in rental assistance; $1M has reached people who need it

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 6/26/2020


Arizona schools to split $270M to help reopen during COVID-19 pandemic

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 6/24/2020

Ducey announces aid package to keep K-12 schools afloat during pandemic

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 6/24/2020

Arizona facing estimated $700M budget shortfall due to coronavirus

KTAR – 6/24/2020

Arizona budget picture not as dire as projected

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 6/19/2020

COVID-19 hospitalizations reach new highs, cases still spiking

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 6/17/2020

Huge lottery win will help Arizona's budget woes

Fox10 – 6/11/2020

Arizona curfew: Gov. Doug Ducey lets statewide order expire after a full week

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 6/8/2020

3 Southern Arizona law enforcement agencies receive federal funds to hire personnel

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 6/4/2020

3 Southern Arizona law enforcement agencies receive federal funds to hire personnel

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 6/4/2020

Democrats ask Ducey for special session to address police reform

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 6/3/2020

Arizona rolls out recommendations for reopening schools as coronavirus continues

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 6/1/2020

May

Arizona schools will reopen in August ” some earlier, Ducey says

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 5/28/2020

As schools plan to open, questions loom about funding, logistics

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 5/28/2020

Ducey distributes only one-fourth of Arizona's federal COVID-19 relief money to locals

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 5/27/2020

In surprise move, AZ Senate ends its work without votes on bills

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 5/26/2020

Arizona gets $16.5M from feds to help low-income families with utility bills

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 5/24/2020

ASU will wait to spend $32M in coronavirus relief money for students

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 5/22/2020

Fate of COVID-19 liability bill unclear as Arizona Senate returns for 1 day

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 5/22/2020

AZ House back in session as Senate stays home

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 5/19/2020

Smaller AZ cities, counties frustrated at state not distributing relief funds

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 5/19/2020

ASU publishes new COVID-19 data website, first updated model after DHS dust-up

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 5/18/2020

House Republicans push virus liability, Democrats object

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 5/18/2020

Cities, counties demand Ducey release coronavirus funds

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 5/15/2020

Ruling against online signatures leaves several Arizona initiative drives out of luck

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 5/13/2020

Ducey plans coronavirus testing surge in nursing homes

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 5/12/2020

Arizona facing glitch in paying $600 jobless benefits

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 5/11/2020

Economists predict Arizona will see recovery by early 2021

Associated Press – 5/9/2020

Arizona Senate votes to adjourn; House remains in session

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 5/8/2020

Most AZ college students still await help from CARES Act

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 5/7/2020

Can lessons from the Great Recession help states avoid budget disasters?

AZ Mirror – 5/7/2020       

State officials stop work by university COVID-19 modeling team, limits data access

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 5/5/2020

Report: Arizona lagging behind in per capita health spending

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 5/3/2020

April

Legislature wont yet reconvene, as some lawmakers call for end to state shutdown

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 4/30/2020

Ducey defends state decision not to identify nursing homes with COVID-19 outbreaks

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 4/30/2020

Arizona's stay-home order extended through May 15; shops to reopen sooner

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/29/2020

With shoppers off the streets, state lottery revenues may be in decline

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 4/29/2020

More than 470,000 Arizonans have filed for unemployment since pandemic began

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/28/2020

COVID-19 could lead to reductions in Arizona school funding

Associated Press – 4/27/2020

Unemployed Arizonans who qualify only for federal aid won't see checks for weeks

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/25/2020

Not so fast: Arizona Legislature may meet after all

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/22/2020

Ducey lifts ban on elective surgeries but isn't ready to make broader changes

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/22/2020

Arizona Legislature plans to adjourn, dooming many bills

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 4/21/2020

State paid $150M to unemployed as thousands still wait for help

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 4/20/2020

Tuition at Arizonas public universities wont be increased at this time, regents say

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 4/20/2020

University of Arizona sets furloughs, pay cuts lasting months amid pandemic

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/18/2020

About 26,000 Arizona tenants seek help to pay landlords

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/17/2020

Arizona hospitals feel financial stress amid virus outbreak

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/16/2020

Ducey says he, not the president, will decide when to reopen Arizona's economy

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/15/2020

Ducey considers phasing elective surgery OKs back in, as hospitals 'hemorrhage' money

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/15/2020

Arizona nursing homes see spike in COVID-19 deaths

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 4/15/2020

University of Arizona to institute campus-wide antibody testing for coronavirus

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/14/2020

Arizona governor eyes re-opening economy 'when it's safe'

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/14/2020

State says it will help keep AZ hospital afloat amid

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 4/14/2020

Ducey open to Arizona hosting post-pandemic MLB season

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 4/14/2020

Arizona lawmakers recess but continue receiving per diem pay

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/13/2020

University of Arizona freezes hiring, weighs furloughs as pandemic hits school's finances

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/12/2020

Arizona GOP urges judge to reject online signatures for ballot measures

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/12/2020

As coronavirus continues, Arizona food-stamp recipients will soon be able to buy groceries online

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/10/2020

Arizona could have a $1B budget deficit from coronavirus

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 4/10/2020

Arizona faces estimated $1.1B budget shortfall due to virus

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/10/2020

2 Arizona inmates test positive for COVID-19

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 4/8/2020

Arizona governor orders self-quarantine for NY travelers

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/7/2020

Arizona governor requests Trump make disaster declaration

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 4/1/2020

March

Arizona high school seniors will get their diplomas despite coronavirus closures

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 3/31/2020

Ducey defers liquor license fees for bars and restaurants.

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/31/2020

Ducey issues statewide stay-at-home order for Arizona

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/30/2020

Arizonas disability group homes unprepared for coronavirus outbreak

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/30/2020

Ducey signs budget with coronavirus relief

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/28/2020

Arizona governor signs stripped-down $11.8 billion budget

Associated Press – 3/28/2020

Lawsuit seeks refunds for Arizona university students after pandemic forces changes

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 3/28/2020

Arizona will get $4.2 billion from federal coronavirus stimulus bill, initial estimate finds

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/27/2020

Ducey signs coronavirus school legislation

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/27/2020

Amid COVID-19 spread, some state workers are required to go in

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/27/2020

Arizona hospitals ordered to increase bed capacity by 25% by April 10

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 3/26/2020

Arizona Legislatures quick exit leaves budget changes, major bills in limbo

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/25/2020

COVID-19 pushes Arizona unemployment claims up to nearly 30,000 in a week

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 3/24/2020

Arizona to offer childcare to front-line workers fighting the coronavirus outbreak

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 3/24/2020

Ducey allows essential businesses to stay open amid a shutdown

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/23/2020

Arizona Legislature approves $50 million for coronavirus relief, adjourns for 3 weeks

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/23/2020

Arizona extends tax filing deadline, but not for charity donations

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/23/2020

Arizona House OKs emergency budget with $50M in virus aid

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 3/23/2020

Arizona mayors request billions in federal aid

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/23/2020

Arizona lawmakers OK contingency budget including $50 million COVID-19 fund for governor

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 3/23/2020

Ducey wants feds to pay for expanded Guard role in Arizona amid pandemic

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 3/23/2020

Ducey to allocate $2M for crisis hotline

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 3/23/2020

Coronavirus outbreak keeps Arizona schools closed until at least mid-April

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 3/20/2020

Arizona joins feds in postponing income-tax filing, payment deadline to July 15

Tucson Arizona Daily Star - 3/20/2020

Arizona social service providers are scrambling to address coronavirus in the vulnerable homeless population.

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/17/2020

House introduces basic budget, allows for remote vote

Arizona Capitol Times – 3/17/2020

AZ Legislature could adjourn soon as coronavirus concerns grow

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/16/2020

All Arizona schools ordered closed

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/15/2020

Trumps emergency declaration could help vulnerable in AZ

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/13/2020

Public galleries to close, field trips to end at state Capitol as millions in coronavirus funding approved

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/12/2020

Arizona Governor Declares State of Emergency on Coronavirus, With Nine Cases So Far

Phoenix New Times – 3/11/2020

Arizona now seeing 'community spread' of new virus

Associated Press – 3/9/2020

Want to get tested for coronavirus? Heres who qualifies

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/9/2020

Feds to give Arizona $500K to fight coronavirus

Arizona Republic, AZCentral.com & KPNX-TV NBC 12 Phoenix - 3/4/2020