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Report: Census may have missed 48,000 in Arizona

By: - December 29, 2021

WASHINGTON – The 2020 Census may have missed more than 1.6 million Americans, about 48,000 of them in Arizona, with the undercount disproportionately falling on minority groups, according to a recent report. The November report by the Urban Institute said that no census is ever perfectly accurate and that the 0.5% undercount it estimated for […]

First phase ending for child tax credit, a ‘game changer’ for families

By: - December 16, 2021

WASHINGTON – Arizona families may have seen the last – for now – payment Wednesday under an expanded child tax credit program that advocates say has been a “game changer” for low-income families in the state. The program, passed earlier this year as part of the pandemic-relief American Rescue Plan, sent families monthly advance payments, from July […]