Governor Ducey Announces 90-Day Fee Relief For Restaurants, Bars Impacted By COVID-19

Phoenix, Arizona - To provide additional assistance to restaurants and bars facing loss due to COVID-19, Governor Doug Ducey today announced the Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control will defer the payment of all liquor licensing fees by 90 days. Previously, missing a liquor licensing payment period could result in a restaurant’s inability to sell liquor or even the loss of its liquor license.

Governor Ducey Announces $6.7 Million In Funding To Support Vulnerable Arizonans

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey announced an initial $6.7 million in funding to support Arizona food banks, nutrition programs and programs that serve the homeless. The dollars are part of a $50 million COVID-19 relief package signed into law over the weekend by Governor Ducey and will have an immediate impact for Arizona’s most at-risk communities.

Governor Ducey, Superintendent Hoffman Announce Extension Of School Closures Through End Of School Year

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman today announced the extension of Arizona school closures through the end of the school year. The extension follows updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and an announcement from the White House extending physical distancing guidelines until April 30, 2020. 

Governor Ducey Announces New Steps To Protect Families And Small Businesses From Foreclosure

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey today announced a cooperative agreement with the state’s banks to protect small businesses and families from eviction and foreclosure. Banks also committed to expediting the application and approval of small business loans as part of the $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program passed by Congress and signed into law last week.

Governor Ducey Signs Bipartisan State Budget Agreement

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Doug Ducey Friday signed a bipartisan state budget agreement that adds $50 million for Arizona’s COVID-19 response - dollars to assist Arizonans needing eviction assistance, struggling small businesses, our food banks and our homeless population.