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Governor Ducey Announces Additional $5 Million For Small Businesses

Governor Doug Ducey today announced an additional $5 million to help Arizona small businesses recover from the economic consequences of the pandemic and extreme weather conditions. Governor Ducey launched the Back to Work Small Business Rehiring and Retention Program in August and has invested a total of $10 million in the program to support small,

U.S. Domestic spending plan

Biden pitches spending plan as key to fight climate change

President Joe Biden tried to advance his domestic spending plans on Colorado on Tuesday by warning about climate change’s dangers while highlighting how his clean-energy proposals would also create good-paying jobs. The trip to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Flatirons Campus outside Denver capped the president’s two-day swing to the West, and offered Biden the

Climate Change

The majority of Arizonans believe extreme weather is now the ‘new normal’

42% of respondents say they actually fear the effects of climate change more than another pandemic. 86% say they are now prepared to take one green action per day. In the old days, anyone who detested the summer heat could head to the mountainous Northeast or the cooler Pacific Northwest for their summer vacations. However,

Wildfires

‘Nothing’s safe’ as wildfire tears through California town

Shelton Douthit and his team at the Feather River Land Trust in Northern California have been working to restore the lush natural habitat and protect Indigenous artifacts around Lake Almanor. Now, after a ferocious wildfire tore through the area, he knows “nothing’s safe.” Driven by fierce winds and bone-dry vegetation, the Dixie Fire destroyed most

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