Apr 23, 2024 - News

Chips & salsa: High Court tells Lake "no"

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🧑‍⚖️ The U.S. Supreme Court declined to accept Kari Lake and Mark Finchem's appeal of the dismissal of their 2022 lawsuit that sought to ban the use of tabulation machines to count ballots. (CNN)

🚫 Gov. Katie Hobbs effectively ordered a hiring freeze at state agencies. They're now barred from filling vacant positions to help alleviate the state's budget deficit. (Capitol Media Services)

🏊 The city of Phoenix plans to convert five difficult-to-staff pools in west and south Phoenix to splash pads. It will also build larger heated pools at Maryvale and Harmon parks. (KJZZ)

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