Stories tagged: "Mayor Kate Gallego"


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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.

Image taken from a recording of the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on June 15, 2021.
Leaders of Arizona’s Largest Cities are Calling for Bold Infrastructure Action

President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan would use funds from a corporate tax increase to pay for everything from roads to housing.

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One Week After Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions, Gov. Doug Ducey Threatens to Blame Phoenix Safety Measures for Rising Cases

Gov. Ducey posted a letter Friday blasting Phoenix’s attempts to limit large gatherings at city parks over Easter weekend.

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Phoenix Gets Perfect Score on LGBTQ Inclusion for 8th Year in a Row

HRC has given Phoenix a perfect score since 2012 when the city made it unlawful to discriminate based on sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.

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Mayors to Ducey: Can You Please Do Something—Anything—About COVID-19?

Mayors across Arizona called for Gov. Doug Ducey to take “decisive state action" and implement a statewide mask mandate.

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UPDATED: A Running List of All the Officials Telling Ducey to Require Masks in Public

COVID-19 cases in Arizona dropped 75% once cities like Phoenix were allowed to implement laws requiring that masks be worn in public.

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Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego Stresses Social Distancing to ‘Flatten the Curve’

The Mayor is cautiously optimistic about how Arizonans will get through the COVID-19 pandemic.