Monthly Archives: May 2020

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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Arizona Legislature Adjourns, Special Session Anticipated

The Arizona State Senate and House of Representatives have both adjourned sine die. After holding committees, caucus and floor action, the House made and passed the motion to adjourn the 54th Legislature, Second Regular Session on Thursday, May 21. After … Continue reading

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CARES Act Funding in Arizona

Another topic being discussed by local business organizations is CARES Act funding. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is approving a second round of $310 billion in CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding after running out of the first … Continue reading

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Mexico’s factory shutdowns strain U.S. production of critical supplies

In recent weeks, the Trump administration, a bipartisan group of 11 U.S. Senators, and U.S. business and industry groups — like the National Association of Manufacturers and U.S. Chamber of Commerce – have all urged Mexico to sync its guidance … Continue reading

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Republic Services is Committed to Serve

Republic Services provides an essential service. Most of their employees have remained on the frontlines during the COVID-19 global pandemic. “Committed to Serve” is their $20 million initiative to recognize their frontline employees and to help support small business customers that … Continue reading

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City of Phoenix Formulates Coronavirus Relief Plan

The City of Phoenix is now deciding how to spend $293 million that they have received from the federal government for COVID-19 relief. The focus has been on financial assistance for residents and small businesses. They have approved adding $5 million … Continue reading

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Arizona Legislature Expected to Adjourn May 8, Governor Begins Re-Opening

As mentioned in our last update, the Arizona State Legislature was deciding on a plan regarding the remainder of the session. The official decision, confirmed in a press release by Senate President Karen Fann, is now to come in at … Continue reading

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