Stories tagged: "Mesa"


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A Year Later, Arizona City Officials Call American Rescue Plan Aid a Lifesaver

Arizona city officials are praising the American Rescue Plan a year after it passed for bringing much-needed funding to municipalities during the pandemic.

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Child Tax Credit to Military Pensions: What to Know About Filing Your Taxes This Year

Tax season will look a little different this year, from normal deadlines to IRS staffing shortages that could delay refunds.

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Veterans Day in Arizona: Events to Check Out This Week

Looking to celebrate Veterans Day in Arizona this week? Here are some events to look out for across the state.

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7 Things to Do This Halloween in the Phoenix Metro Area

If you want to get out of the house this All Hallows’ Eve, look no further than this collection of fun sights to see and spooky places to be.

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What Were Arizona Home Values Like a Decade Ago? Hint: Way Less Than Now.

A typical house in Phoenix is valued at nearly $370,000. Ten years ago, that number was was just $109,000. 

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Activists Win Yearslong Battle for Mesa Nondiscrimination Ordinance

“By passing this nondiscrimination policy tonight, you will make it possible for me … to come home and be a part of Mesa’s vibrant future.” Michael Soto, the executive director of Equality Arizona and a transgender man, said he didn’t feel he and his family could live the lives they wanted to in Mesa.  But...

Mesa Mayor John Giles joined other mayors from around the country on a call expressing concerns about the accuracy of the 2020 census, which ended last week, and calling for a delay so that Census Bureau analysts can completely analyze the data for accuracy. (Photo courtesy U.S. Conference of Mayors)
In Pro-Democracy Plea, Mesa Mayor Calls for Census Deadline Extension

Local leaders came together during the U.S. Conference of Mayors in support of extending the deadline for the 2020 Census.