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April 2, 2020 In The News
A bipartisan group of 14 members of Congress — seven Democrats and seven Republicans — pledged support to SMART Transportation Division’s petitions to the administrators of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) seeking protection for railroad and transit workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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April 2, 2020 In The News
PHOENIX — Despite their continued need, Phoenix first responders agencies are being asked to spend more money than normal on N-95 masks by one vendor during the coronavirus outbreak.
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April 2, 2020 In The News

An urgent help sign sits near disinfectant wipes at a Vitalant blood drive in Sunnyslope on March 27, 2020. According to Vitalant, almost 200 blood drives have been cancelled since March 19, 2020, which they say has caused a national blood shortage.

April 2, 2020 In The News
PHOENIX - As the COVID-19 crisis continues, prices for some products, such as masks, toilet paper and hand sanitizer, have seen big increases. Now, two Arizona lawmakers say a vendor is engaging in price gouging against first responders.
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March 30, 2020 In The News
On March 27, the U.S. House of Representatives followed the Senate and unanimously approved a $2 trillion economic relief package to combat the impact COVID-19 has had on businesses and families across the country.
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March 27, 2020 In The News
In 2008, Phoenix was named the least sustainable city in the nation in Andrew Ross’s book Bird on Fire. Everyone in Phoenix really hated being called that. So when Greg Stanton became mayor later that year, he decided to focus on sustainability.
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March 27, 2020 In The News
In a letter to Vice President Pence sent Thursday, Rep. Greg Stanton (D-Ariz.) said he was frustrated with how the administration has continued to "grossly mismanage" the coronavirus pandemic, and said the administration had "crippled" doctors and nurses with a lack of needed supplies.
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March 26, 2020 In The News
Arizona still has so few coronavirus test kits that state officials are warning that screening could end, Rep. Greg Stanton said in a Thursday letter to Vice President Mike Pence.
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March 20, 2020 In The News
Four Arizona House Democrats pressed the Trump administration Friday to urgently provide $120 million in emergency aid to the Indian Health Service after delays in sending money to combat the new coronavirus that is sweeping across tribal communities.
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March 19, 2020 In The News
After Sinema took the lead Monday in criticizing Ducey, other Democrats in the state’s congressional delegation challenged the response to the outbreak at the state and federal level.
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