The narrower 60-day ban was announced Tuesday after the previous federal moratorium expired over the weekend. The new moratorium applies to counties with high rates of viral transmission, reflecting where the Centers for Disease Control and Protection recommends vaccinated people wear masks indoors and in public.
Ducey’s office announced Thursday that Chief of Staff Daniel Scarpinato will join a Washington-based advertising and political consulting firm and that Deputy Chief of Staff Gretchen Coner is headed to Arkansas to serve as a senior adviser on Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ campaign for governor.
Buffelgrass is an invasive species in Southern Arizona that fuels fires. Introduce in the 1990s, it quickly overgrew in the area. Now, regular efforts have to be made to keep the grass in manageable amounts.
The new moratorium aims to keep millions in their homes and prevent the spread of the coronavirus’ delta variant. The order cites the fact that there are lower vaccination rates in areas most at risk for eviction.