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Protests and Riots Sweep the Country After Death of George Floyd

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Protests after the murder of George Floyd by a police officer have erupted across the country, along with riots and violence.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]Over Memorial Day Weekend in Minneapolis, an officer kneeled on a man’s neck while being detained. This unnecessary and disturbing action caused the death of the man, George Floyd. Protests against the officers involved and …

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Arizona Reaches Record High 12.6% Unemployment

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As Coronavirus makes its way around the world, Arizona’s economy has suffered 276,300 lost jobs in just the month of April.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]Coronavirus has caused health, mental, and financial issues for families all across the country and the state of Arizona. One particularly hard hit community is the leisure and hospitality industry. Tax revenue had fallen 57.5% …

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New Mexico Governor Believes Legal Marijuana Revenue May Help Coronavirus Economic Recovery

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]New Mexico’s Governor expresses regret that marijuana legalization did not pass last year, citing $100 million lost in potential revenue that could have been used for aid in the Coronavirus Pandemic. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]Gov. Michelle Lynn Lujan Grisham of New Mexico recently gave a press conference over the state’s response to economic distress brought by the Coronavirus …

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Know Your Employee Rights Before Returning to Work

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As Arizona’s businesses start to reopen, its important for both business owners and employees to understand workers’ rights.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]Arizona is set to start reopening retail businesses for curbside delivery starting May 4th. Restaurants, coffee shops, and other non-essential businesses are set to open sometime in the middle of this month. There is going to be a …

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Bankruptcies Are at an All-Time High Because of Coronavirus

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Americans are filing for bankruptcy at an alarming rate because of layoffs caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]As 22 million Americans file for unemployment, the financial security of most households drops. The question now for many people out there is what are your options to pay the bills and get their life back into order? This …

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Sex Trafficking Victims’ Story of Abuse by Federal Agents Hits the Press

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sex trafficking victims taken advantage of by federal agents get their story told with help of Attorney Brad Rideout[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]Attorney Brad Rideout recently defended a sex trafficking victim from trumped up charges in part of a prostitution sting. Federal agents, under the guise of an investigation, used Rideout’s client, among other victims, for sex multiple times. …

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What Does Coronavirus Mean for the Criminal Justice System?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As police start  to focus attention away from low-level offenses because of coronavirus, what is the impact on the entire criminal justice system?[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]Coronavirus is impacting every aspect  of life. As more and more police officers are getting infected, departments are trying to limit both the public and the officers’ exposure to the disease. To accomplish …

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Prisoners Are Left Defenseless Against Coronavirus

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Prisons and jails across the country have strict bans on alcoholic sanitizers and lack of access to soap, could this breed disaster if Coronavirus strikes?[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]As fear of Coronavirus spreads across the country, education on preventing the contagion has been a high priority. The first general rule is always washing your hands and sanitizing them whenever …

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Living in a RV Has Grown as Rent Increases

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As cost of living and rent rises across the Western United States, people turn towards vehicles and RV’s for living spaces.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]Living expenses have hit an all time high in states like California. As populations swell and new housing developments are coming in slowly, the cost of rent is unaffordable for many families. These conditions have …

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Arizona: A State With Potential for a Marijuana Boom

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Arizona’s marijuana industry is legally run by non-profits, however, legalization by the federal government could lead to a boom and big business takeover.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]When Arizona first passed, by a proposition vote, to allow medical marijuana, it was meant to be owned and operated only by non-profits. As the business and demand grew, operators found ways to …

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