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Arizona jobless rate continues steady decline, workforce keeps growing

Arizona’s unemployment rate continued its steady decline in October, falling to 5.2%, down a full percentage point from just two months earlier and almost one-third of the state’s pandemic high, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics data. It was the fourth straight month of a falling jobless rate for the state, even as

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Governor Ducey Invests $100 Million To Expand High-Speed Broadband

Governor Ducey today announced a $100 million commitment to expand high-speed broadband to unserved or underserved areas of the state, making it one of the single largest broadband investments in state history. The program, known as the Arizona Broadband Development Grant Program, will enable local communities to construct or improve broadband infrastructure that connects Arizonans

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Governor Ducey Invests $1.25 Million To Support Mentorship, Family Programs

Governor Doug Ducey announced an investment of $1.25 million to support mentorship programs for at-risk youth and training programs for parents of underrepresented families. “It is crucial that we give our families the resources needed to ensure Arizona’s kids can grow up to lead safe and healthy lives,” said Governor Ducey. “It’s no question that

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Arizona Corporation Commission Adopts Policies Related to Utility Disconnections

After two years of deliberations, today the Arizona Corporation Commission voted to adopt a rule that sets a series of policies in place related to when electric and gas utilities in Arizona can disconnect a customer’s service in the summer. Wildfire: Igniting Community Action to End Poverty in Arizona and the Arizona PIRG Education Fund,

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Governor Ducey, Arizona Department Of Housing Launch Homeowner Assistance Program

One-Time Program Aims To Keep Low-Income Homeowners In Their Homes Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Housing announced $197 million to launch the Homeowner Assistance Fund, helping Arizona homeowners struggling financially to pay their mortgage and other home-related expenses. “We want to make sure families stay in their homes and continue to have

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