Business and Economics

Arizona, US unemployment headed in opposite directions

Oct 22, 2020 Pandemic unemployment claims push state numbers higher.

Relocation raises Tucson's profile in fashion industry

Oct 19, 2020 WOW Studios is leaving Seattle for downtown Tucson.

Café Poca Cosa closes

Oct 16, 2020 The acclaimed Mexican bistro announced it was closing after decades in business due to COVID-19.

Tucson airport to break ground on new runway

Oct 13, 2020 The $300 million project is expecting to improve safety and reliability.

As candidates woo Latino voters, local organization steps in with an ear to the ground

Oct 10, 2020 LUCHA's get-out-the-vote campaign aims to reach more than a million Indigenous, Black and Latino voters.

Arizona sees unemployment drop

Oct 9, 2020 For the first time in a month, some Arizona unemployment sectors are showing improvement.

As sales stay flat, independent restaurants looking to Congress for relief

Oct 6, 2020 Low summer sales typically rebound with winter travelers, but little tourism is expected this year.

Arizona economy slows again amid pandemic

Oct 5, 2020 Regular unemployment has slowly drifted down recently, but that is not the case for pandemic unemployment.

Arizona voters to consider another recreational marijuana bill

Oct 2, 2020 The new bill has criminal justice elements not present in a similar bill that was narrowly defeated in 2016.

State unemployment fund in danger of running out

Oct 2, 2020 Arizona is paying more than it is taking in for unemployment benefits.

All counties can reopen, state says

Oct 2, 2020 State clears Graham County to partially reopen eateries, gyms, thaters.

Pima County Board of Supervisors races could bring changes

Oct 2, 2020 All five seats are up for grabs on the board, which sets major local policy decisions.

Swedish medical wire manufacturer announces Tucson expansion

Sep 25, 2020 The move will add 20 local jobs when the expansion is complete.

AZ unemployment claims continue to grow

Sep 23, 2020 The number of people receiving unemployment benefits in Arizona grew by 30,000.

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