Ducey, Arizona utilities agree to keep customers powered during emergency

Arizona’s governor and the state’s largest utilities have agreed to keep the lights turned on for the duration of the coronavirus emergency. Under a electric utility relief package announced Thursday by Gov. Doug Ducey, Arizona Public Service Co......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

Are real estate and construction essential services? Scottsdale law firm hosts emergency webinar

When Jordan Rose's phone started ringing off the hook the afternoon of March 30 from construction companies asking if Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's stay-at-home order applied to them, she knew it was time to spring into action. Yes, construction and r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2020

Ducey declares state of emergency over coronavirus

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a public health emergency declaration Wednesday in response to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, which has killed 38 people in the United States, mostly in Washington state. According to the Arizona De.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 11th, 2020

Arizona shelves are bare but grocery warehouses are on the case, industry leader says

Empty store shelves symbolize the frustrations and fears of the COVID-19 pandemic, with toilet paper, rice, beans and water in scant supply and purchasing limits imposed so more customers have a chance to buy such staples. Mark Miller, president of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

Ducey order allows Arizona bars, restaurants to delay liquor licensing fees

Arizona restaurants and bars will have an extension granted for liquor licensing payments that were due on April 1 due to the effects on their businesses from the spread of the coronavirus. Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday that the Arizona Department of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2020

St. Luke"s Hospital to reopen for COVID-19 patients

The Arizona Department of Health Services is taking emergency action to re-open St. Luke's Medical Center in Phoenix to handle COVID-19 patients. The Army Corps of Engineers will work with the Arizona National Guard to add 340 intensive care unit be.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2020

Arizona COVID-19 roundup: School workers to be paid; number of cases on rise

Arizona public schools will not be required to make up days lost to the novel coronavirus, and statewide testing was extended to May 31 under legislation signed March 27 by Gov. Doug Ducey. In addition, all school employees will be paid throughout t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 28th, 2020

Britain"s Tesco limits online shop to 80 items during coronavirus crisis

Britain's biggest supermarket group Tesco will limit the number of items customers can order in an online shop to 80 during the coronavirus emergency, it said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 27th, 2020

Ducey signs off on $354M hospital assessment to boost Medicaid reimbursement

For years, hospitals have lamented low reimbursement from the state's Medicaid program, called the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System. Earlier this year, they came up with a plan to cover AHCCCS reimbursement shortfalls in the form of a se.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2020

Mayors ‘flabbergasted’ at list of Arizona services Ducey order protects

Arizona mayors Tuesday questioned Gov. Doug Ducey’s inclusion of golf courses, pawnshops, laundries and other businesses in the definition of “essential services” that local governments would be barred from closing in response to the coronavi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2020

Envision Solar to prioritize manufacturing of solar-powered emergency products

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Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMar 25th, 2020

Ducey order defines which Arizona employers are "essential services"

Arizona has asked all workers who aren't considered "essential services" to work from home while the others can continue working at stores or other sites. Those "essential services" didn't come with a full definition until Monday, when Arizona Go.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 24th, 2020

Opinion: Feds must act now to support Washington"s aerospace industry

The rapid spread of COVID-19 is having dramatic effects on the citizens, businesses and institutions of Washington state, particularly in the Puget Sound region. Our members fully agree that the health and safety of their employees, customers an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2020

Ducey issues order on bars, restaurants statewide, rolls out National Guard

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey rolled out a series of executive orders on Thursday for counties that have a confirmed coronavirus case that would close bars and restrict restaurant food service. The measures also would deploy the Arizona National Guard to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2020

Arizona to close all schools in effort to stem coronavirus

Arizona public schools statewide will be closed starting Monday through at least March 27 in an effort to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus. Gov. Doug Ducey and State Superintendent Kathy Hoffman announced the closures Sunday afternoon, ending .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2020

Arizona to close all public schools in effort to stem coronavirus

Arizona schools statewide will be closed starting Monday through at least March 27 in an effort to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus. Gov. Doug Ducey and State Superintendent Kathy Hoffman announced the closures Sunday afternoon, ending what .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2020

Ahead of NASCAR championship, Valley host committee formed

With NASCAR holding its championship race at Phoenix Raceway in November, a group of local business and political leaders have joined forces to promote the event. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is serving as co-chair of the organization, which is known a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 10th, 2020

Lawmakers agree to $7.8B emergency virus spending bill

Republicans and Democrats agreed on a $7.8 billion emergency spending bill to fund the U.S. government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, according to Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 6th, 2020

My View: Arizona first responders will be harmed if new bill becomes law

A new bill being backed by Dignity Health is bad for emergency transportation, says a group representing Arizona firefighters......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 6th, 2020

Arizona public health leaders prepared to battle coronavirus, Gov. Ducey says

Arizona health officials have the go-ahead to test at the state level for coronavirus cases and are awaiting test results for a second potential case of COVID-19, a novel disease that has sickened nearly 89,000 worldwide and killed six in the U.S., publ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 2nd, 2020

Dream Getaways Update: Arizona governor sells Paradise Valley home for $8.15M

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will have a new address soon after he and his wife sold their Paradise Valley home for $8.15 million. The 11,412-square-foot property, which was featured in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's Dream Getaways series i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 23rd, 2020