Gilbert Public Schools will lay off 152 teachers amid declining enrollment and a looming financial cliff brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Women make up more than two-thirds of workers with tipped jobs, which have a federal minimum wage of $2.13 an hour.
The money will help renters get access to private legal help, rather than just through the county’s Eviction Prevention Clinics.
Arizonans who have been unemployed during the pandemic say the extra $60-$80 is a small amount but still something they would have been grateful for.
There are currently only three affordable housing units available in Chandler, but there are over 100 families with vouchers in need of a place to live.
Republicans have rejected calls to raise the state's unemployment benefits above $240 per week while demanding COVID liability protection for businesses.
One-third of the state’s licensed and regulated child care providers were forced to close due to the pandemic.