The aid was dispersed weeks after Arizona’s junior senator said local governments would be seen as “cash cows” for accepting relief funds.
The Department of Economic Security (DES) in Arizona just launched a program that will give 165,000 previously ineligible people unemployment benefits.
A recent survey showed that of more than 500 Latino small businesses, only 97 received money in the first round of coronavirus funding.
Pleas for help have gone largely unanswered thus far, even though a lack of action could lead to steep cuts in state and local services such as education, housing, and health programs
The Trump International Hotel is located in the Old Post office building, a federally owned property that effectively makes the Trump administration the hotel’s landlord.