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Phoenix led the nation in inflation in 2022, but rise may slow in 2023

Jan 7, 2023 In Arizona, the biggest increases came in the price of gas.

The Buzz: A look at Arizona's new government

Jan 6, 2023 The Inauguration of November's winners comes as the legislative session nears.

Think tank says education aggregate expenditure limit should be ended permanently

Jan 3, 2023 The Grand Canyon Institute report claims AEL is bad for Arizona schools and the state's economy.

Report: Home affordability an issue in Pima County, across Arizona

Jan 3, 2023 A report from Attom Data Solutions highlights the gap between media home price and average earnings.

Busker nation: Outside of sporting events, street performers capture soundtrack of Phoenix life

Jan 1, 2023 Contemporary musicians like Ed Sheeran and Tracy Chapman started their careers as buskers.

The Buzz: Looking back on 2022

Dec 30, 2022 Newsworthy interviews and topics that we addressed this year.

Supporters: Debt collection act an important protection, but not a cure-all

Dec 29, 2022 The new law lowers the interest rate that businesses or debt collectors can levy on medical debt from the previous 10% to 3%.

Tucson International Airport expects 210,000 passengers during holiday period

Dec 20, 2022 This year's total travelers is a 25 percent increase over last year's total.

Arizona slipped from top 10 in Pentagon spending, but defense economy still strong

Dec 18, 2022 The defense industry remains a pillar of the state’s economy.

Phoenix airport 1st to offer self-driving ride service Waymo

Dec 16, 2022 A test group has been using Waymo vehicles from a train station, which connects to the airport terminals, to downtown Phoenix since early November.

The Buzz: Forecasting the Southern Arizona economy for 2023

Dec 16, 2022 Job market expected to remain strong, but housing remains major cause of inflation.

‘C’ you later: Cannabis sales soar, but don’t threaten Arizona’s 5 C’s yet

Dec 11, 2022 Sales of marijuana in Arizona soared to $1.6 billion in 2021, just one year after recreational pot was legalized in the state, making Arizona second only to California for retail sales that year.

Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair brings business owners from across the country

Dec 10, 2022 The event highlights artisanal crafts and handmade goods.

Biden visits Arizona computer chip site, highlights jobs

Dec 6, 2022 Biden toured a Phoenix plant being completed by the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. that was announced in 2020 during Donald Trump's presidency.

County approves "gigafactory" for lithium batteries

Dec 6, 2022 Utah startup plans to hire 1,000 workers.

Battery plant hoping to move to Tucson

Dec 1, 2022 If approved it could bring $3.1 billion in economic impact to Pima County

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