Stories tagged: "internet access"


joe biden arizona
Five Ways Democrats Have Helped Arizona Under Biden’s Leadership

From the American Rescue Plan to the Inflation Reduction Act, the Biden administration and Democratic leaders in Congress have passed an impressive array of bills.

internet-discount-how-to-apply
Nearly One in Four Arizonans Qualify for an Internet Discount. Here’s How to Apply.

The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service—$75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands or "high-cost" areas.

tall white poll extending into blue sky
Federal COVID Relief Money Will Bring Free Wi-Fi to Phoenix School Districts

CARES Act funding will provide free Wi-Fi to 250,000 families who have students in 13 Phoenix school districts.

Courtesy of the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Here’s How Arizonans Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired Can Get Help Signing up for the Vaccine

One local organization is offering to help people with vision loss or combined vision and hearing loss make their COVID-19 vaccine appointments.

child working on her laptop at desk in her bedroom
One Solution to the Digital Divide? Offering Free Wi-Fi Citywide

A new infrastructure plan to expand Tucson's public wi-fi network is in the works, thanks to federal funding the city received earlier this year.

family and educators
Coronavirus Pandemic Shows That Digital Divide Isn’t Just a Problem — It’s a Crisis

Many Arizona students in rural communities are resorting to paper packets or tracking down places where they can get internet access.