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How to Market Your Newly Reopened Small Business and More

The Arizona Commerce Authority and Local First Arizona teamed together with community support to create the Arizona Small Business Bootcamp & Resource Collective – a statewide initiative to help local small businesses respond to the immediate impacts of COVID-19, plan for … Continue reading

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Molera Alvarez Partner Keynotes JPMorgan Chase Virtual Meeting

Jaime A. Molera served as the keynote presenter for a JPMorgan Chase leadership team discussion on Arizona legislative and political trends. “It was a fantastic and candid discussion on what we are facing as a state and the long-term issues … Continue reading

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Much-awaited USMCA auto regulations released

On June 3, the U.S. Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) uniform regulations for automotive rules of origin were published, a much-awaited step ahead of the USMCA going into effect July 2, 2020. The regulations include specific formulas and information on how automakers must … Continue reading

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A Different Way to Monitor COVID-19 Cases

AECOM is leading with innovation during the COVID-19 crisis. The company has partnered with municipalities on a different way of monitoring COVID-19 cases: wastewater testing. Wastewater monitoring is a proven method of infection monitoring that can identify viral RNA shed … Continue reading

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City of Phoenix Budget Moves Forward

The City of Phoenix passed another procedural vote on the budget for the upcoming fiscal year this week following protests which called for, among other things, full funding of the Office of Accountability and Transparency. After continuing the vote for … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Cases in Arizona Rise, State Health Director Urges Hospitals to Activate Emergency Plans

Since the last update, the numbers of positive COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations in Arizona per day have all increased, leading some experts to worry we may be experiencing a spike in community spread. Dr. Cara Christ, Arizona Department of … Continue reading

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CVS Health Opens 10 New Drive-Thru Test Sites in Arizona

Helping our community stay safe and contain the spread of COVID-19 is a top priority nationwide and in Arizona. CVS Health has now opened 10 drive-thru test sites in Arizona at select CVS Pharmacy locations. Increasing the availability of testing is … Continue reading

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Mexico Issues Guidelines for Reopening as Border Restrictions Continue

Mexico has issued guidelines for resuming operations in the automotive, mining and construction sectors, pushing ahead with reopening the economy after COVID-19 brought industries to a halt. However, like in the United States, some have concerns about how work sites … Continue reading

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Gain Access to Government Funding Sources

Do you need new funding sources, but don’t have time to research business opportunities? Or want to launch a new product or service, but lack the financial capital? Molera Alvarez can help you find grants and government procurement prospects, and … Continue reading

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City of Phoenix Approves 2020-21 Budget

The City of Phoenix has formally approved a budget for 2020-21, with $27 million worth of previously approved balancing actions and $1 million in new spending for Fire 911 Dispatchers and the Office of Accountability and Transparency. The City Council has … Continue reading

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