Bipartisan Group of Arizona Officials Blast Biden for Ending Title 42

A bipartisan group of officials in Arizona condemned President Joe Biden’s decision to end Title 42, a public health order utilized to curb migration during the spread of the coronavirus.

Specifically, the provision allowed border officials to turn away migrants seeking to enter the country, hoping to ease the coronavirus pandemic.

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Federal Government Threatens to Cut Arizona’s Relief Funds Following Ducey’s Support For In-Person Learning

The Biden administration on Friday threatened to cut Arizona’s coronavirus relief funding because of Governor Doug Ducey’s policies to continue in-person learning in the state.

According to the letter from the U.S. Treasury Department, Ducey’s programs, which award funds to parents who are seeking to remove their children from schools that shut down or implement a mask mandate, are not a permitted use of the money.

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Arizona Governor Ducey Aims to Ease Regulations on Commercial Truck Drivers

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed an executive order on Thursday to reduce regulations on commercial truck drivers throughout the state.

The measure, which hopes to ease the burden of the nationwide supply chain crisis, will lengthen the timeline of the commercial learners’ permit from six months to one year—giving students extra time to meet training requirements.

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Gov. Ducey to Award Millions in Grants to Expand Broadband Internet Accessibility in Arizona

Doug Ducey

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey on Monday detailed that the state will invest $100 million in a new grant program to increase accessibility of broadband internet.

According to the governor’s office, funds from the American Rescue Plan will be used to create the Arizona Broadband Development Grant Program.

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Gov. Ducey Announces Investment into Arizona Boys and Girls Club, Will Boost ‘Life and Social-Emotional Skills Training’

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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey on Monday announced an additional $1 million in federal funding will be awarded to the Arizona Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs.

According to the governor’s office, the funds will be used to support a one-year program that will provide up to 5,000 individuals with critical life and social-emotional skills training.

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