Beat: Impact: Infrastructure


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Federal COVID Relief Money Will Bring Free Wi-Fi to Phoenix School Districts

CARES Act funding will provide free Wi-Fi to 250,000 families who have students in 13 Phoenix school districts.

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Metrocenter is Expected to Be Demolished. Here’s What’s Going in Its Place.

The Metrocenter redevelopment will include 2,600 apartment units as well as stores, restaurants, a park, an amphitheater, and more. 

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Expanded Child Tax Credit Benefited Almost 1.4 Million Arizona Children

Arizona families this week may have seen their last payment —for now—under the expanded child tax credit program.

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Middle-Class Arizonans Are Being Pushed Out of the Housing Market

A low supply of affordable homes in the Phoenix area is creating an extremely competitive housing market.

Image taken from a recording of the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on June 15, 2021.
Leaders of Arizona’s Largest Cities are Calling for Bold Infrastructure Action

President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan would use funds from a corporate tax increase to pay for everything from roads to housing.