Category Archives: Community News

Molera Alvarez Honors the Life of Ronnie Lopez

A third-generation Arizonan of Mexican-American descent, Ronnie was born on March 6, 1947, in the copper-mining town of Miami, AZ, and passed away on August 23, 2020, in Phoenix, AZ.  Ronnie’s political savvy led to his success as a business … Continue reading

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More Clean and Renewable Energy Projects Needed to Jump-Start Arizona’s Economy

In a recent Arizona Republic OpEd, Arizona Senator Kate Brophy McGee emphasized how solar energy projects boost Arizona’s economy, particularly in rural areas. We couldn’t agree more. Our firm is working with business and government leaders from across the state … Continue reading

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The Increasingly Important Role of Latinos in Arizona’s Elections

Latinos throughout the country, and particularly in the freshly-minted battleground state of Arizona, are quickly becoming the most important voting bloc for the upcoming November elections. This was emphasized by several speakers during the National Association of Latino Elected and … Continue reading

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Museum of the American Latino Act Moves to the US Senate

On July 27, 2020, the US House of Representatives unanimously passed the National Museum of the American Latino Act (H.R. 2420 / S. 1267) with bipartisan support. American Latinos have contributed positively to every aspect of American society and have … Continue reading

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Arizona’s Economic Outlook in the Age of COVID-19

Despite how hard Arizona has been hit by COVID-19, the state will experience a V-shaped economic recovery—and is already coming out of the COVID-19 recession—predicted economist Chris Thornberg in a recent virtual economic forum held by Alliance Bank of Arizona. … Continue reading

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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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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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