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Ducey vetoes controversial sex education bill

| Apr 21, 2021 | Arizona

Governor Doug Ducey vetoed a highly contested bill Tuesday that would have given Arizona some of the strictest anti-LGBTQ sex education laws in the country. He concurrently issued an executive order mandating all sex education materials to be posted online -- something the vetoed SB 1456 would have made optional....[ Read More ]

Controversial abortion bill revived in Arizona Senate

| Apr 20, 2021 | Arizona

Using a strategic legislative maneuver, Arizona Sen. Nancy Barto has revived her contested bill prohibiting abortions performed on the basis of a fetus’s genetic abnormality. Following an amended version of the bill’s one-vote failure in the Senate, Barto also switched her vote to “no,” allowing her to bring SB 1457...[ Read More ]

What State of Reform in Arizona looks like

Matt Beuschlein | Apr 14, 2021 | Arizona

We are working hard to curate more than 60 speakers for you ahead of our 2021 Arizona State of Reform Health Policy Conference coming up on May 25th -- and we are super excited to welcome a few hundred of our closest friends in Arizona health care to join us...[ Read More ]

Arizona health care workers now have protections against COVID lawsuits

| Apr 9, 2021 | Arizona

Governor Doug Ducey signed SB1377 into law this week, which gives health care workers and various entities -- including businesses, schools, the government and religious institutions -- protections against COVID-19-related damage claims from patients and consumers.  Under this law, health care workers are shielded from allegations of damage related to...[ Read More ]

Arizona launching new state vaccination site serving North Valley at Scottsdale’s WestWorld

| Apr 5, 2021 | Arizona

Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) today announced a new state COVID-19 vaccination site serving the North Valley area will open at WestWorld, the Scottsdale exhibition center, on Thursday, April 22. ADHS, Cigna, and Scottsdale are among those partnering to open an indoor site offering...[ Read More ]

As cases continue to decline, Governor Ducey eases restrictions on elective surgeries and long-term care facilities

| Apr 1, 2021 | Arizona

Governor Doug Ducey today rescinded three Executive Orders issued during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic: “With nearly three and a half million vaccine doses administered across Arizona, we’re on track to fighting off the pandemic and returning to normal,” said Governor Ducey. “At the beginning of the pandemic,...[ Read More ]

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