Arizona Bill Proposes Parents Getting Paid for Cost of Taking Kids to School

by on April 9, 2021 0

From open enrollment to charter schools to vouchers for private schools, Arizona’s school-choice movement has focused on expanding opportunities for classroom learning. Now lawmakers are considering a measure that would add more choice in how kids get to that classroom. A bill awaiting debate at the state House of Representatives would provide taxpayer-funded grants...

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Preliminary Agreement Would Work to Build Trust Through Reformed Phoenix Police Policies

by on April 7, 2021 0

A preliminary agreement has been reached between the city of Phoenix and the union representing Phoenix police officers on a contract that would reform current policies in hopes of building trust between police and the community. The tentative contract includes several reforms to current policies and is expected to be presented for approval during...

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Arizona Extends Individual Income Tax Filing Deadline

by on April 7, 2021 0

Governor Doug Ducey today signed legislation to extend the state individual income tax filing deadline from Thursday, April 15 to Monday, May 17 to match the federal government’s decision to extend its filing deadline. “Our economy is on the rise and jobs are growing, but Arizonans throughout the state have still felt the economic...

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Gallego Announces Phoenix’s Mask Mandate Will Continue Despite Ducey’s Rollback of Restrictions

by on April 7, 2021 0

In a statement on Tuesday, Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego announced the city’s mask mandate will continue and stay in effect despite Gov. Doug Ducey ordering local governments to abandon the requirement. “I stand with the majority of the Phoenix City Council who agree that the governor’s unilateral decision to order cities to abandon mask...

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FEMA Launches COVID-19 Funeral Financial Assistance

by on April 2, 2021 0

Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA has announced plans to provide financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses. This month the Federal Emergency Management Agency will start reimbursing people for funeral costs that occurred on or after January 20th, 2020 up to $9,000 per...

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Scam Warning: Don’t Be Tricked By Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Offers

by on April 2, 2021 0

Even with attempts from the government with continued added vaccine sites and additional appointment opportunities, Arizona residents have expressed disappointment and frustration in failed attempting to schedule and receive the COVID-19 vaccination. While thousands anxiously await their opportunity, the door is open for residents to be taken advantage of by a new crop of...

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