Former Navajo Nation President and Council Delegate Ben Shelly died on March 22 from a long-term illness at 75.
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US Regulators Avoided a Banking Crisis by Swift Action Following SVB’s Collapse | Opinion
U.S. regulators’ swift reaction to the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and two other lenders partially restored calm to markets, but concerns remain over the stability of the global financial system.
Arizona Agencies Possibly Exposed in LastPass Data Breach
Multiple state agencies, including the Arizona Department of Homeland Security and state’s Medicaid provider, may have had their passwords and login credentials exposed in a breach of the popular password management software LastPass.
Americans Remain Hopeful About Democracy Despite Fears of its Demise – and are Acting on That Hope
President Joe Biden will convene world leaders beginning on March 29, 2023, to discuss the state of democracies around the world.
U.S. Adds Over 300,000 Jobs in February
On Friday, March 10, the Bureau of Labor Statistics published a report which included preliminary national unemployment numbers for February.
App Aimed at Helping Schools Deal with Student Mental Health, Threats
Arizona state legislators want to give school districts more options in dealing with student mental health issues, and threats to student safety.
Poison Control, Dispensaries on Alert as Kids Who Accidentally Eat Marijuana Edibles Rises
The number of children who mistake edible marijuana for candy is on the rise, with panicked parents calling Arizona poison control centers for help. Nearly 60% of 394 pediatric cannabis incidents last year required a hospital visit, experts said.
From Formula to Medications and Child Care, Parents Are Being Crushed Under a Wave of Shortages
Last summer, when her daughter was still drinking formula, Brittani Roberts often drove from store to store trying to find enough to feed her.
Arizonans Spent More Than $1.4 Billion on Marijuana in 2022, Driven by Recreational Sales
Total Arizona marijuana sales in 2022 mirrored the total from 2021, the first year of the legal adult use market, but the paths that each year reached $1.4 billion in sales were strikingly different.
Proposed Bill Would Mean Free Period Products at All AZ Schools
Democratic legislators are working to bring free period products to Arizona public middle and high schools, but detractors say those products are already offered to students free of charge — if they go to the nurse’s office and ask for them.