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Arizona Recovers 100% Of Private Sector Jobs Since April 2020

Arizona Experiencing Third-Fastest Job Recovery In The Nation Less than a year and a half after the initial economic disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic, Arizona has already recovered more than 100 percent of private sector jobs, representing one of the fastest jobs recoveries in the nation. “The last year and a half have challenged Arizonans like

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Governor’s Office Awards $3.4M to Support Arizona AmeriCorps Programs

The Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family (GOYFF) has awarded approximately $3.4 million in grant funding to 16 Arizona programs to engage AmeriCorps members in addressing critical community needs. Each year, AmeriCorps members significantly impact communities across Arizona. During the past year, over 26,000 children and youth received much needed educational and social support;

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Arizona sells Unilever bonds over Ben & Jerry’s Israel move

Arizona has sold off $93 million in Unilever bonds and plans to sell the remaining $50 million it has invested in the global consumer products company over subsidiary Ben & Jerry’s decision to stop selling its ice cream in Israeli-occupied territories, the latest in a series of actions by states with anti-Israel boycott laws. The

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White House plan would help schools skirt Ducey ban on mask mandates

Gov. Doug Ducey’s threat to withhold funding from schools that impose mask mandates took a severe hit Thursday, when the White House said local school districts can apply directly to the federal government “to restore funding withheld by state leaders.” The new policy was announced by President Joe Biden as part of a six-point plan that will

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Governor Ducey Recognizes Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Governor Doug Ducey issued a proclamation recognizing September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month to help raise awareness of the issue of suicide, mental health needs and available resources. Suicide is the eighth leading cause of death in Arizona, and the second leading cause among the ages of 10-34. The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) is

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