March 24, 2020 •
Arizona Legislature Approves $50 Million Relief Package, Recesses for Three Weeks
Lawmakers approved a $50 million relief package for COVID-19 relief before recessing for three weeks as a public health precaution.
The relief package allows Gov. Doug Ducey’s administration to use the funds for the following:
- Housing assistance
- Aid for businesses
- Nonprofits and healthcare providers with fewer than 50 employees
- Assistance for food banks as well as organizations serving people experiencing homelessness
The budget will keep state government operating into the new fiscal year beginning in July.
The Legislature is suspended until April 13 unless the House speaker and Senate president announce otherwise.
This does not affect lobbyist reporting.
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