Maricopa County has largely gotten its COVID-19 response right

Will Humble opinion contributorPublished at Opinion: From a mask mandate to a school data dashboard, Maricopa County has made effective decisions to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented elected and appointed officials and the public with a host of historic challenges. Knowledge about the novel coronavirus has […]

County program provides nearly $1 million in rental assistance in first month

Maricopa County’s new program to help people who are struggling to pay rent has produced promising results during its first month of operation. Since the County COVID Rental Assistance (CCRA) program launched on July 15, more than 300 households have received a combined 662 months (or $993,000) of paid rent. “There is an incredible need […]

Maricopa County Expands Financial Assistance to Businesses, Non-Profits

Phoenix –The Maricopa County Small Business Relief Program is entering a new phase, one that will enable more local businesses and non-profits (501(c)3) to get reimbursed for financial losses incurred during the pandemic. “More than 300 businesses and non-profits received grants during phase one of the program in July,” said Board of Supervisors Chairman Clint […]