Stories tagged: "CARES Act"

Betsy DeVos
How is DeVos’ Attempt to Use Pandemic Funding For Private Schools Playing Out in Arizona?

The president of the Arizona Education Association says DeVos' guidance harms public school students by shifting funds to wealthy private schools.

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Read This If You’re Unemployed in Arizona And Have Been Offered Your Job Back

Arizonans can lose their unemployment benefits for choosing not to return to work unless they fall into a list of pandemic-related situations.

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Tribes Are Still Waiting For Relief. This Judge Says Trump Administration Is Not ‘Twiddling Thumbs.’

Tribes, set to receive $8 billion in COVID-19 relief funding, had delays in payment by more than a week, and 40% of the money is still being withheld.

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Denied For Unemployment? You Might Be Eligible For Arizona’s PUA Program During the Pandemic After All

The Department of Economic Security (DES) in Arizona just launched a program that will give 165,000 previously ineligible people unemployment benefits.

Tribes Are Finally Getting Virus Relief Money. They Say It’s ‘Woefully Inadequate’

Payments totaling $4.8 billion will go to tribes over the next several days, and further payments will go out later, the Treasury Department said.

Renowned Chef Silvana Salcido
This Renowned ‘Comida Chingona’ Chef Is Rising From the COVID-19 Flames

As small business owners struggle to survive the pandemic in Arizona, renowned Chef Silvana Salcido won't quit.

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‘We Have No Choice’: Business Owners Defy Ducey’s Order And Reopen

Some small Arizona businesses reopened their doors Friday despite the governor's order. They have yet to receive stimulus relief.