Stories tagged: "COVID-19 Relief"


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Five Things to Expect From the Arizona Legislature This Year

Republicans have rejected calls to raise the state's unemployment benefits above $240 per week while demanding COVID liability protection for businesses.

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All Residents of Phoenix Can Now Access Pandemic Relief Funds, Regardless of Immigration Status

The funds are available to any Phoenix resident who was financially impacted by the pandemic between March and December.

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Maricopa County Constable Discusses Evictions During COVID-19 Pandemic

Even with pandemic-era protections to help renters facing eviction, hundreds of eviction notices are served to Arizona tenants every week.

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What a Democratic Legislature Would Mean for COVID-19 Relief in Arizona

With Republicans at the helm, unemployed Arizonans are still struggling to get by on $240 per week.

FILE - This Tuesday, April 16, 2019 file photo shows a view of the Arizona Public Service utility company in Phoenix. The new head of Arizona's largest electric utility has apologized for a faulty bill calculator that was supposed to help customers find the cheapest rate plan but instead steered 10,000 of them to higher-priced options. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin,File)
APS Waives Late Fees, Extends Disconnect Moratorium Through December

Customers can also take advantage of assistance programs to help pay their bills, including direct financial help and payment plans.

FILE - In this June 16, 2020 photo, travelers wear mask as they wait at the American Airlines ticket counter in Terminal 3 at O'Hare International Airport  in Chicago.   American Airlines and Southwest Airlines reported large second-quarter losses on Thursday, July 23, 2020, as expected, and warned that the recovery in air travel that began in April has stalled as coronavirus cases surge again in the U.S. American posted a loss of more than $2 billion, and Southwest lost $915 million. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
American Airlines Tells 1,000 Arizona Employees to Expect Layoffs

Airline executives say the layoffs could have been prevented if federal COVID relief had been extended.

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SURVEY: Latino Families And Businesses Say CARES Act Left Them Behind

I’ve worked with hundreds of businesses and I can count on one hand how many businesses have been approved and actually received those funds.”