July 29, 2020

National

Source: US, Oregon in talks about pulling agents in Portland

The Trump administration has started talks with the Oregon governor’s office and indicated that it would begin to draw down the presence of federal agents sent to quell two months of chaotic protests in Portland if the state stepped up its own enforcement, a senior White House official said Tuesday. The official stressed to The

National

30 years on, ADA changes minds along with limitations for Arizonans

April Reed remembers what it used to be like before the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed. Reed remembers her father, who wears hearing aids, telling her how he was turned away from a job interview. She remembers a colleague hoping every day that the bus would be wheelchair-accessible when it came by, so she

State

Governor Ducey Announces Task Force On Long-Term Care

Governor Doug Ducey today announced the establishment of the Task Force On Long-Term Care. The task force will focus on developing recommendations and metrics on how and when visitation within long-term care facilities can be safely resumed and what steps facilities can take before then to help residents and their loved ones maintain contact. “Throughout

Legal Beat

Prescott Valley PD Seeks to Inform Citizens Of New Scam

The Prescott Valley Police Department is receiving numerous reports from our citizens regarding fraudulent claims being opened in their names from the Department of Economic Security (DES) Unemployment Insurance Division. These cases are being opened by unknown suspects nationwide and are not easily traced to a local jurisdiction. As a result, these cases are all

National

Critical Minerals Legislation Included in Senate COVID-19 Recovery Package

Today, members of the Western Caucus released the following statements after it was announced that the American Mineral Security Act would be included in the Senate COVID-19 relief package. “Including the Murkowski/Manchin language addressing our critical mineral shortage in the next COVID response package will be a win for the American people and our national

Local

Prescott NF to Reopen Most Recreation Sites on August 1

The Prescott National Forest will open most developed campgrounds and day use sites across the Forest on Saturday, August 1.  Fees will resume at developed campgrounds and day-use sites with services.  Developed recreation sites were closed in March to protect public health and safety and limit the spread of COVID-19. The following developed recreation sites

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