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Governor Ducey, ADOT Advance $230 Million In New Transportation Investments Statewide

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced $230 million in new transportation infrastructure investments that will enhance highway safety and meet the demand of new residents moving to Arizona.  “Despite the pandemic, Arizona’s economy is strong and families and businesses continue to relocate here in record numbers,” said Governor Ducey. “Now is the right time to

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Ironwood Drive lane restrictions begin Jan. 18

FROM Arizona Department of Transportation – Beginning Jan. 18 through July 2021, Ironwood Drive north of Germann Road will be restricted to one lane in each direction while crews begin widening the road in preparation for the future State Route 24. The work will be done in phases, with traffic shifted around the work zone.

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PPP Re-Opens to Small Lenders on 1/15 & All Lenders on 1/19

PPP Re-Opens to Small Lenders on 1/15 & All Lenders on 1/19 The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, will re-open the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan portal to PPP-eligible lenders with $1 billion or less in assets for First and Second Draw applications on Friday, January 15, 2021 at

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SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening; Issue New Guidance

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. To promote access to capital, initially only community financial institutions will be able to make First Draw PPP Loans on

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SBA Extends COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application Deadline Through Dec. 31, 2021

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced that the deadline to apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program for the COVID-19 Pandemic disaster declaration is extended to Dec. 31, 2021. The deadline extension comes as a result of the recent bipartisan COVID-19 relief bill passed by Congress and enacted by President Trump

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Commercial and Municipal Customers Begin Receiving Clean Energy from Salt River Project

Commercial and Municipal Customers Begin Receiving Clean Energy from Salt River Project Grand opening of the Saint Solar plant delivers 100MW of solar energy to 11 organizations including three Valley cities and top companies in Arizona Salt River Project today announced the beginning of commercial operations at “Saint Solar” the newest 100-megawatt (MW) solar plant added to SRP’s

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