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Already fraught census count further challenged by pandemic

Though the pandemic has delayed parts of the census process, various groups are working to make sure everyone is counted.

As Supreme Court nears decision, thousands of DACA recipients are on the COVID-19 front lines

The court could rule on the future of the Obama-era policy and some 650,000 current recipients in the coming weeks.

Arizona gets more federal money for coronavirus testing

The $150 million will go to expanding testing, lab work and contact tracing.

Federal program for self-employed leads to jump in Arizona unemployment numbers

First-time claims rose as the program opened up benefits to the self-employed, contractors and workers in the gig economy.

Arizona Supreme Court says no to electronic signature gathering for citizen petitions

The state’s highest court will not let citizen initiatives access the online system used by candidates.

Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf's Arizona visit covers wall construction, PPE for Border Patrol

The secretary's visit included a trip to the border wall and a Border Patrol facility in Tucson.

Pima County shares suggestions for businesses planning to reopen

State-level orders mean the county cannot currently require businesses to comply with its COVID-19 guidelines.

Arizona Legislature plan to end session hits roadblock

Legislative work was put on hold in March due to the novel coronavirus.

Trump administration finalizes deal to send asylum seekers to Honduras

The administration forged a similar deal with the government of Guatemala last year.

Romero offers mixed reaction to Ducey's extension of stay-at-home order

The Tucson mayor said she approved of certain aspects of the plan but called for stricter measures.

UPDATE: Confusion over end of Arizona legislative session

Arizona lawmakers had originally made a plan to adjourn the session, but reversed course Wednesday afternoon.

Incomplete data and lack of testing means Arizona COVID-19 cases are undercounted

The governor has vowed to ramp up testing throughout Arizona, but the state’s information about current cases is still murky.

State map showing coronavirus cases by ZIP 'pretty much meaningless,' Pima County Health director says

Bob England says the map mostly shows where some limited groups have been tested, not the spread of the virus.

Arizona hospitals, health care providers receive $707M from relief package

Many hospitals, especially those in rural areas, took financial losses due with the suspension of elective surgeries.

Navajo president, vice president quarantine after contact with COVID-19

President Jonathan Nez said he is feeling fine and following protocol after being in proximity to a first responder who tested positive.

Betty Villegas sworn in to fill Richard Elías' seat on Pima County Board of Supervisors

The former housing official will serve until the November 2020 election.

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