Stories tagged: "children"


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Opinion: Arizona Families Need Congress to Make Child Tax Credit Expansion Permanent

Arizona families desperately need a permanent expanded child tax credit in our continued fight against COVID-19.

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Hungry Holidays: Break From School Means Break From Meals for Some Kids

Advocates for child nutrition programs have found potential solutions in an unlikely place—the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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What Arizona Parents Should Know Ahead of the Pfizer Vaccine Approval for Children Ages 5-11

At least one Valley pediatrician's office is already booking vaccination appointments for younger children in anticipation of FDA approval.

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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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Here’s What to Know About the Child Tax Credit Money That Parents Started Receiving This Week

Arizona families with children could start to see hundreds of dollars in extra monthly payments in their bank accounts or mailboxes later this week.

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Children 12 and Older in Arizona Can Now Get Vaccinated. Here’s What to Know.

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to anyone 12 and older at a number of pharmacies and at any of Arizona's state-run vaccination sites.