December 2020

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wheelchair user
Several disability advocacy groups in Arizona are joining together to make sure people with disabilities are prioritized in Arizona’s vaccine distribution plan.
Dec. 15, 2020
Syringe
Maricopa County received about 47,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine, and health care workers will start getting the vaccines this week. But at the same time, the county and state are regularly hitting new peaks for the number of new COVID-19 infections and hospitals remain near capacity.
Dec. 15, 2020
Sen. Eddie Farnsworth
Sen. Eddie Farnsworth, chairman of Arizona's Senate Judiciary Committee, said he will issue subpoenas to check the accuracy of hardware and software used to count votes in Maricopa County.<br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/politics" target="_blank">More Arizona Politics News</a></small></b>
Dec. 14, 2020
Arizona Capitol building
The individual benefits of the CARES Act have expired since the COVID relief bill’s passage back in March. In addition to business and corporate aid, the bill provided Americans with a one-time payment of $1,200 and a $600 weekly enhancement to state-issued unemployment benefits.
Dec. 14, 2020
patient at a hospital
Arizona is receiving its first doses of the coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer. And officials are expecting the first doses of the Moderna vaccine will arrive next week, while hundreds of millions of doses are expected by mid-spring. This comes as cases continue to surge here in Arizona and across the nation.
Dec. 14, 2020
BBC look-ahead graphic
While COVID-19 vaccines are beginning to reach many parts of the world, coronavirus cases are also rising across Europe. For our weekly look at some of the key international stories in the coming days, The Show spoke with the BBC’s Audrey Tinline.
Dec. 14, 2020
A family marches
Since the Trump administration took office four years ago, the asylum system in the United States has been dramatically changed. Now, migrants who are stranded on the Mexican side of the border waiting to seek asylum are turning to the incoming Biden administration to ask for change.
Dec. 14, 2020
Zoolights at the Phoenix Zoo
The weather outside is frightful — at least in other places! In Arizona, it’s delightful as we’re entering some of the best weather of the year. And entertainment venues and theaters are taking advantage of it.
Dec. 14, 2020
Phil Boas
There were more protests over the weekend, both in favor of and opposition to President Donald Trump and his efforts to overturn the results of last month’s election. In a column, Arizona Republic columnist Bob Robb asks what it means to be a Republican after Trump.
Dec. 14, 2020
Young marijuana plants at Copperstate Farms
Arizona is one of four states in which voters legalized recreational marijuana in this year’s election, and a new analysis looks at the kind of revenues those states — as well as those who’ve already legalized pot — might expect from the newly legalized product.
Dec. 14, 2020

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