“American Rescue Plan”

State

Governor Ducey Announces Nearly $65 Million To Expand Learning Programs

Investments In Literacy, Adult Education And Underserved Communities Governor Doug Ducey announced $64.9 million in state and federal funding for programs that improve K-12 literacy, support adult education and expand teacher professional development. “Educators, school leaders and families have worked tirelessly to keep Arizona students on track and prepare them for their next steps,” said Governor

Taxes

Direct child tax credit checks start for thousands of Arizona families

Gilbert resident Lori Ament said she and her husband both work full time to support themselves and their 5-year-old son and are getting by. But not much more. “We can barely afford child care which my son needed, and some regular doctors’ appointments, which meant medical care copays,” Ament said. “And I didn’t have the

State

Governor Ducey Invests In Tourism For Continued Economic Recovery

Governor Doug Ducey announced $101.1 million in federal American Rescue Plan funding to launch the Visit Arizona Initiative, a bold program designed to increase visitation and tourism spending in Arizona, bolster job creation and accelerate economic recovery. “Tourism is essential for Arizona’s booming economy and job growth,” said Governor Ducey. “When visitors from across the

Opinion

Opinion: Has Anyone Told Washington the Economy Has Already Recovered?

Washington is in the process of spending more than $6 trillion to rescue an economy that doesn’t need rescuing. A look at U.S. economic data shows just how insane this spending plan is. The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, passed in March, was marketed primarily as economic stimulus. The Washington Post dubbed it “among the

Opinion

Opinion: This Isn’t the Great Depression

The “Help is Here” tour showcases the third round of national stimulus legislation, and according to Vice President Kamala Harris, the purpose is to “avoid a situation where people are unaware of what they’re entitled to.” I hope someone meets them along the way and hands off the book “When Helping Hurts.” This fundamental read

COVID-19

Tribes welcome COVID-19 relief funds, say deep-rooted problems remain

Advocates said the billions in aid slated for Native Americans under the latest COVID-19 relief bill is welcome, but they told a House committee Tuesday that a one-shot infusion will not solve all the challenges facing tribes. “While the American Rescue Plan provides much-needed support to Indian Country’s ongoing requests, the pandemic is far from

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