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The Arizona Audit Is Getting Very Close to Being Hauled in Front of Congress

The fight over Arizona’s Trump-inspired audit of the 2020 presidential election in Maricopa County escalated again this week, with the Republican-led County Board of Supervisors calling it an “adventure in never-never land” and rejecting the Arizona Senate’s demands that more materials be handed over to Cyber Ninjas, the conspiracy-theory promoting audit firm leading the effort.
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More Arizona school districts approve mask-wearing mandates

PHOENIX - Tucson’s largest school district and two more Phoenix districts have approved mask-wearing mandates to curb the spread of COVID-19 despite a recently enacted state law barring school districts from requiring mask-wearing. The Tucson Unified School district board voted unanimously during an emergency meeting Aug. 4 to require that...

Arizona Senator Call For AG To Investigate Maricopa County’s Audit Response

Tuesday was a busy day for the Senate’s audit of how Maricopa County conducted the 2020 General Election, but all of the activities occurred away from the audit office. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich was asked Tuesday by Sen. Sonny Borelli (R-LD5) to investigate the Maricopa County Board of Supervisor’s refusal to cooperate with the Senate’s audit, including the county’s decision to ignore parts of two subpoenas issued by Senate President Karen Fann and Senate Judiciary Chair Warren Peterson.

Judge leaves Phoenix high school mask rule alone

PHOENIX - A new mandate by Phoenix Union High School District that students and staff wear masks remains in effect, at least for the time being, as do similar policies being adopted by other districts. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Randall Warner declined Thursday to issue a temporary restraining order...
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KORE power to grow in Maricopa County, bringing thousands of jobs

(The Center Square) – KORE Power, Inc. announced on July 29 that they are building the first lithium-ion battery manufacturing facility owned entirely by a U.S. company in Maricopa County, bringing 3,000 jobs to the Grand Canyon state. The one million square foot KOREPlex manufacturing facility 40 miles west of...

COVID-19 cases increasing on East Valley school campuses

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Chandler Unified School District is now reporting an outbreak of COVID-19 cases at Hamilton High School. Currently, according to the district’s COVID-19 dashboard, there are 32 active cases at the school out of more than 4,200 students and staff. Hamilton High Outbreak. According to the district’s COVID-19...
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Cyber Ninjas leader ignored records contradicting his false claim

PHOENIX — Speaking before several thousand supporters at a “Rally to Protect Our Elections” in downtown Phoenix, former President Donald Trump recited a litany of alleged findings from the Arizona Senate’s self-styled election audit, including a debunked claim that 74,000 mail-in ballots were counted despite no record of them being sent to voters.