Budgets & Funding

2020 K-12 Bond Recap

By Tasha Anderson for AZBEX  While the final results have yet to be confirmed, bond issues from Arizona’s November 3rd elections appear to be a mix of approvals and rejections. In all, approximately $361.1M in bonds are

Budgets & Funding

COVID-19 News Round-up for November 10th

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  Judge Orders PPP Loan Information Release  Late last week a U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg ordered the Small Business Administration to release detailed information on Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Program loans by November 19th.

Budgets & Funding

COVID-19 News Round-up for October 30th

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  Litchfield Park Revises Business Assistance Program  Litchfield Park has eased the requirements for businesses and nonprofits seeking COVID-19-related relief grants under its Business Assistance Program. Despite putting $180K in federal CARES Act monies aside in August

Budgets & Funding

COVID-19 News Round-up for October 27th

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  Floodgates Open on PPP Loan Forgiveness  The Small Business Administration is facing a mountain of Paycheck Protection Program loan documents and forgiveness applications as the “floodgates” open on small businesses asking for their loans

Budgets & Funding

COVID-19 News Round-up for October 16th

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  SBA Makes Some Smaller Loan Forgiveness Easier  The Small Business Administration released a streamlined Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness application for some loans under $50K — but small-business groups and experts say it still leaves

Budgets & Funding

Arizona K-12 Bonds on the November 2020 Ballot

By Tasha Anderson for AZBEX  Approximately $700M worth of Arizona K-12 school district bond measures will be on the Tuesday, November 3rd ballot, a significant decrease from the record-breaking $1.6B total request from 2019.  The largest bond requests are once again coming from Maricopa County, with Pinal County again at

Budgets & Funding

COVID-19 News Round-up for September 29th

Budget, Policy & Stimulus News  Small Business PPP-Type Loan Program Needed  An opinion piece in Triangle Business Journal by Editor-in-Chief Sougata Mukherjee summarized the looming disaster faced by small businesses as extended unemployment benefits dry up, along with the initial small