Pete's Corner

Arizona legislative update – day care funding, ballot initiative fails, New York v. U.S. DOL

Pete's Corner|Aug 17, 2020

Peter Rowe, CEO of Arcwood Benefits, breaks down the latest legislative news in Arizona related to COVID-19 and employers. In this go around, he spotlights Governor Ducey directing CARES Act funding to child care centers, a failed ballot initiative on health care protections, and an implicative new case in New York v. the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Peter Rowe

Peter Rowe

Peter Rowe is the founder and CEO of Arcwood Benefits Consulting Inc, an Arcwood Consulting firm. Pete specializes in designing sustainable employee benefit plans with his client’s leadership team for the employees they care about. He is currently the legislative vice-chair for the Arizona Association of Health Underwriters, a state chapter under National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU). In his capacity Peter is called to our State and Federal Capitol to attend stakeholder meetings and meet with Congress regarding changes in the health insurance industry. Pete graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Business Administration – Entrepreneurship and Small Business in 1989. He’s held his Accident/Health/Life/ Securities and Annuities producer’s licenses since 1999. For recognition in the employee benefits field, Pete’s received the prestigious Soaring Eagle award, which is the highest honor from The Leading Producers Round Table of NAHU, and holds the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Self-Funded, and Consumer Driven Health Plan professional certifications. On a personal note, Pete is a husband and father to two daughters, a black diamond skier, master swimmer, avid backyard farm hand, pianist, and East Coast Swing dancer.