On Wednesday afternoon, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey addressed the status of private school vouchers for parents to enroll kids into schools without mask policies. He also touched on the state's high unemployment rate.
87,467 Arizonans will lose federally enhanced unemployment benefits in two weeks when the program expires.
This week on Newsmaker Saturday John Hook speaks with the Director of Arizona Department of Health Services, Dr. Cara Christ, about her decision to leave the agency. We also speak with economist Rebecca Ryan about remote working and its impact on the economy.
About $289 million of the assistance is being distributed by Arizona’s Department of Economic Security’s emergency rental program to 12 of the state’s smaller rural counties. But the agency acknowledges so far only about $7.3 million of that has gone to 1,715 approved applicants.
If you qualify under certain requirements, you may receive up to $2,000 in a "return-to-work" bonus from Arizona's unemployment agency.
A lifelong Arizona resident says the state's unemployment system failed him after several attempts to collect benefits. He lost his home, car and trailer in the process.
If you received Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, also known as PUA, on or after Dec. 27, 2020, you need to provide the Dept. of Economic Security with some documents.
Despite Arizona's unemployment agency saying it's working on cleaning up the 1099-G mess, some say they still haven't received new forms so that they can properly file their taxes on time.
Despite a judge's ruling for Arizona's unemployment agency to give a woman's $5,000 back, she is still waiting months later.
An Arizona woman's back account, with her unemployment insurance money in it, was closed in July by DES because the agency thought it was fraudulent.
The state of Arizona has only received 330 applications for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program, but there are still millions of dollars in funding available.
Arizona’s weekly unemployment pay is the 2nd lowest in the nation, above only Mississippi’s $235, and would increase to $320 under Republican Senate President Karen Fann’s proposal.
A federal assistance program through Arizona's Dept. of Economic Security launches Feb. 23 and it focuses on people living in rural areas. 12 counties are eligible.
An Arizona House committee unanimously passed an unemployment bill Monday, Feb. 15 that would increase the weekly payout as well as encourage part-time work. It now goes to the entire House of Representatives for a vote.
Some Arizonans say they've received the wrong tax form because of unemployment fraud, while others say their forms are listing the wrong benefit amounts. FOX 10's Steve Nielsen reports.
An expert estimates the change would allow 10,000 more Arizonans to collect unemployment this week that are currently capped out.
Republican and Democrat lawmakers in Arizona are showing support for an unemployment bill that would raise weekly payments and allow for increased part-time work.
Many Arizonans are learning for the first time they've had fraudulent unemployment accounts opened in their names as they've gotten tax forms saying they owe money.
Unemployment is taxable income, and as a result, those who filed for unemployment will receive the appropriate tax forms. However, this also means some are about to find out that they have been victimized by identity theft.
As the Department of Economic Security has kept an Arizona woman's account under review for months, she's had to drain her retirement account to get by during the pandemic.