Business and Economics

Arizona restaurants faced with hiring challenges

Jun 11, 2021 The industry experienced more than $2 billion in lost sales in 2020.

Patio extensions pop up at Tucson restaurants

Jun 11, 2021 A popular program is providing an economic boost during the Pandemic

Arizona GOP budget deal envisions massive income tax cut

May 18, 2021 Plan would implement a flat 2.5% income tax that cuts $1.5 billion a year from state revenue

Lumber shortage leads to rising home prices, calls for tariff reductions

May 14, 2021 Canadian officials are pushing for reduced tariffs on the lumber it exports to the U.S.

City of Tucson to receive more than $135 million in federal COVID relief funds

May 11, 2021 Mayor Regina Romero says a special focus will be given to address housing affordability gaps worsened by pandemic.

Independent federal labor agency issues new complaint against Asarco

Apr 26, 2021 The new charges relate to unfair labor practices, such as bad faith bargaining and failure to rehire employees who went on strike.

Tuition costs hold steady for most Arizona college students.

Apr 16, 2021 Regents hold the line during pandemic disruption.

Tax deadline extension brings relief, opportunity for late filers

Apr 15, 2021 Experts say procrastination might pay off again this year.

Marketing to kids a big concern during pandemic

Apr 13, 2021 Research shows parents are becoming more worried about the impact of on-screen advertising.

Economic impacts felt in Arizona from border travel restrictions

Apr 2, 2021 Visitors from Mexico pay sales taxes in retail hubs like the Tucson and Phoenix metropolitan areas.

Unemployment continues slow drop

Apr 1, 2021 The number of people seeking unemployment benefits is going down.

La Indita has launched a fundraising campaign to buy its own building

Mar 25, 2021 The Tohono O'odham-Mexican restaurant will be moving in April but hopes to stay on Fourth Avenue.

Arizona unemployment above national average

Mar 25, 2021 The state unemployment rate crept up in February.

Amazon constructing new sort center

Mar 23, 2021 The online retailer plans to open the facility by the end of 2021, employing hundreds.

Economic development steady in Southern Arizona despite pandemic

Mar 19, 2021 Sun Corridor has about 70 active projects involving helping companies move to the state or expand operations

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