Business and Economics

Raytheon requires employees to get COVID-19 vaccine

Sep 17, 2021 Employees are required to be fully vaccinated by Jan. 1

Few Arizonans receiving return-to-work bonuses

Sep 17, 2021 Only about 0.14% of the money has made it to the pockets of Arizonans returning to work.

Arizona sees boost in revenue from tribal casinos

Sep 15, 2021 The tribal gaming compact helped increase the numbers.

Downtown Tucson gets boost for TV and film projects

Sep 13, 2021 The Rio Nuevo District board said it wants to encourage more major TV and film production downtown.

Housing services organizations struggle to keep up with extraordinary demand

Sep 13, 2021 Organizations in Tucson are working to keep up with higher demand for services, while the pandemic prevents them from fundraising in person as often as before. They say the eviction moratorium will likely add to the strain.

Statewide emergency rental assistance lags while Pima County outperforms most of the country

Sep 13, 2021 A D.C. nonprofit found the state of Arizona has distributed less than 10% of its federal funds, while Pima County is closing in on 80%.

Company to close pecan harvesting plant in southern Arizona

Sep 9, 2021 Farmers Investment Co. said processing pecans at the Sahuarita plant wasn't sustainable due to tariffs, low-cost competition from Mexican processors and financial impacts of COVID-19.

Sports betting to start in Arizona in time for NFL season

Sep 9, 2021 Betting will be allowed starting Thursday online and at locations in the Phoenix area.

Arizona eldercare workers to see pay bump

Sep 7, 2021 Arizona Department of Economic Security announced $2.5 million program to increase wages

U.S., Mexico sign agreement on rights of workers in United States

Sep 7, 2021 New agreement focused on combatting discrimination against Mexican and Mexican-American workers in the United States.

Tribe's lawsuit challenges Arizona law on gambling expansion

Aug 29, 2021 Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe is asking court to stop sportsbook licenses and sports betting.

Arizona AG: Businesses can require vaccines

Aug 23, 2021 Attorney general says businesses must provide reasonable accommodations for those who cannot get vaccinated.

Census shows Arizona's biggest city grew as some rural counties shrank

Aug 12, 2021 Pima County, which includes Tucson, saw its population grow by 6.4% from 2010 to 2020.

Poverty in Mexico rose to nearly half the country in 2020

Aug 10, 2021 Nearly 20 percent are experiencing extreme poverty, according to new data.

Local governments set rental assistance record

Aug 6, 2021 Tucson and Pima County teamed up to distribute federal aid money.

All Arizona counties covered by new eviction moratorium

Aug 4, 2021 Narrower 60-day ban announced Tuesday after previous federal moratorium expired

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