Governor Ducey Announces Reopening Of St. Luke’s Medical Center

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey Thursday announced the reopening of St. Luke’s Medical Center in Phoenix with 339 ICU high-acuity beds, with flexibility for other uses if needed. The additional beds were secured with the help of the Arizona Department of Health Services, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Arizona health care leaders and will serve as overflow capacity for hospitals statewide, if necessary.

New Order Provides “Good Samaritan” Protections To Frontline Workers

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey Thursday issued an Executive Order to help boost medical staffing levels and provide certainty and liability protections to health care professionals serving on the front lines. The order provides protections to health care professionals treating patients during the COVID-19 health emergency, while also protecting patients against negligence or reckless misconduct.

United States Attorney Michael Bailey and Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich Launch Covid-19 Fraud Task Force

Phoenix, Arizona - United States Attorney Michael Bailey and Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich last week launched a joint federal, state, and local task force to combat coronavirus-related fraud.

Two Phoenix Women Sentenced for Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering

Phoenix, Arizona - On March 9, Consuelo Stephanee Pena, 29, and on March 16, Dulce Avilene Gonzalez-Rosillo, 24, both of Phoenix, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Diane J. Humetewa and U.S. District Judge Douglas L. Rayes, respectively, for their participation in multiple drug and money laundering offenses.

Governor Ducey Announces 200 Internet Hotspots For Students In Rural Communities

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey today announced a Mobile Hotspot Donation Drive to help K-12 students without home internet access online curriculum during the COVID-19 emergency. The Drive is part of a partnership between the Arizona Commerce Authority and the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) and will match donated wireless internet hotspots to students in need.