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COVID-19

A pandemic atlas: USA by the numbers, telling and horrifying

Month after dismal month, Americans have been inundated by an ever-rising tide of devastating numbers. Hundreds of thousands of deaths. Tens of million unemployed. By mid-December, five in every 100 Americans — more than 16 million — had been infected by COVID-19. Those numbers testify to a historic tragedy. But they don’t fully capture the

COVID-19

From the Governor’s Office: Chambers of Commerce get COVID monies and Vaccine News

Governor Ducey Announces $1 Million In COVID-19 Relief Allocated To Chambers   Governor Doug Ducey today announced the recipients of a competitive $1 million grant program allocated to chambers of commerce across the state to implement or expand initiatives that support small businesses and accelerate local economic recovery. The grant dollars come from the Chamber

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Cities With the Most Small Business Owners

Small businesses are an important backbone of the American economy, accounting for approximately half of the private sector jobs in the country. In this study, AdvisorSmith examined 259 metropolitan areas in the United States, which we call “cities,” to find the cities with the highest rates of small business ownership per capita. Our study used

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Oregon, New Mexico order lockdowns as other states resist

The governors of Oregon and New Mexico ordered near-lockdowns Friday in the most aggressive response yet to the latest wave of coronavirus infections shattering records across the U.S., even as many of their counterparts in other states show little appetite for reimposing the hard-line restrictions of last spring. “We are in a life-or-death situation, and

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U.S. Chamber Awards Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce with 4-Star Accreditation

The United States Chamber of Commerce, at its board meeting this week, awarded the Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce with 4-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community. “Each day, chambers of commerce across this nation play a critical role in their communities” said Raymond P. Towle, IOM,

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