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Ducey to drop stay-at-home order (access required)

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Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday that he will allow his stay-at-home order to expire and signaled that Arizona is one step closer to beginning to reopen its economy. Saying that the state has met the White House’s gating criteria to ...

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Ducey extends ‘modified’ stay-at-home order until May 15

Gov. Doug Ducey discusses COVID-19 and the state's response at a press conference last week. (Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer)

As part of Ducey’s phased approach, he will allow retail stores to voluntarily reopen on May 4, and expand their operations with strict public health requirements on May 8. In addition, his goal is to allow restaurants to reopen in May, he said. The governor said he is listening to business leaders in that industry and argued it would not make sense for restaurants to reopen when people aren’t going out.

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