Monthly Archives: April 2020

Ballots for August Local Elections Finalized

The deadline to submit nomination petitions for Phoenix-metro area elections in August has passed, making it official which candidates have qualified to be on the ballot. The City of Tempe also held an election earlier this year in March, electing … Continue reading

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Helping the COVID-19 Cause

If you or your organization are interested in helping the national effort to combat the spread of COVID-19, FEMA has established a website ( with more information. Examples for the private sector include: To sell medical supplies or equipment to the federal … Continue reading

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Swire Coca Cola Donates Water to Navajo Nation

Swire Coca Cola, in coordination with the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, delivered 30,000 liters of Dasani Water and two pallets of Coca-Cola beverages to the Navajo Nation this week. The community has been struggling with water shortages as … Continue reading

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Valley Partnership Provides Coronavirus Resources for Valley Real Estate Development Industry

Valley Partnership, led by President and CEO Cheryl Lombard, has been actively working with federal, state and local leaders to provide insight and recommendations about the COVID-19 impact on the development industry. The organization is consistently updating members on the latest changes … Continue reading

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City of Phoenix Approves Budget Cuts, Homelessness Prevention Plan

The City of Phoenix has approved $27 million in cuts to its 2020-21 fiscal year budget for revenue shortfalls due to COVID-19’s anticipated effect on local sales taxes. The next step in the process is for the City Manager to … Continue reading

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Trade Updates and Projections in Light of COVID-19

On April 18, President Trump signed an Executive Order that will allow certain U.S. importers that have faced a significant financial hardship during the COVID-19 response to defer the payment of certain duties, taxes, and fees for 90 days. According to … Continue reading

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Arizona Legislature Decides to Continue Session, Governor Plans for Re-Opening

As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop, the Arizona State Legislature has had to decide on a plan regarding the remainder of the session. The initial decision was to adjourn sine die on May 1st, however, the Legislature has since … Continue reading

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Molera Alvarez Remembers Governor Jane Dee Hull

The Molera Alvarez partners, Ruben Alvarez and Jaime Molera, are extremely saddened by the recent loss of Arizona Governor Jane Dee Hull, and her husband, Dr. Terry Hull. Ruben and Jaime were honored to have served in her administration and … Continue reading

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GPCC Offers Resource Panel for Local Businesses

The Greater Phoenix Chamber has created a helpful comprehensive resource portal for local businesses that may have questions about the various programs that the state and federal governments have created to offer assistance to small businesses affected by COVID-19. The … Continue reading

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AzLTA Partners with AHLA on Hospitality for Hope

The Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association (AzLTA) has partnered with the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) on their Hospitality for Hope Initiative, which aims to connect the health community around the nation with lodging and support as the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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