Beat: Impact: Economy


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Biden Releases 50 Million Barrels of Oil in Hopes of Easing Gas Prices

Biden said the oil release was one step his administration is taking to fight inflation, along with efforts to open supply chain bottlenecks.

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Advocates Praise Expanded Child Tax Credit for Helping Arizona Families Make Ends Meet

More than $352 million in expanded Child Tax Credit payments were given to Arizona families last month, averaging $444 per household.

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The Census Says This Latino City in Arizona Shrank. Its Leaders Plan to Appeal.

The Census Bureau put Somerton's official population at 14,197 people, not the 20,000 that the mayor expected.

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Activists Want to See Sinema Fight to Include Civilian Climate Corps Funding in Budget

Chapters of the Sunrise Movement rallied across the country earlier this month to drum up support for the Civilian Climate Corps

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Concert, Theater Owners Call Pandemic Relief Fund Efforts a ‘Disaster’

Only one Arizona business—and 90 venues nationwide—has received a grant so far from the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant.

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Food Delivery Companies Wanted to Support Black-Owned Restaurants. Arizona’s Attorney General Deemed It Discrimination

Postmates, UberEats, and DoorDash will no longer waive or discount delivery fees for Black-owned restaurants.