Business and Economics

Canadian consul general discusses USMCA’s impact on Arizona-Canada relations

Jul 10, 2020 The new trade deal went into effect this month and replaces the 26-year-old NAFTA.

Arizona weekly unemployment claims close to a record

Jul 7, 2020 Claims are within a few thousand of the highest since the pandemic began.

Arizona employers received more than $7 billion in PPP loans. But what’s next?

Jul 7, 2020 Record case counts and the return of mandated closures threaten to erase the program’s gains.

State budget takes another COVID-19 hit

Jul 6, 2020 Lawmakers are watching Arizona's Medicaid enrollment numbers rise.

Daily News Roundup: New closures take effect, Pence in Phoenix, USMCA trade agreement

Jul 1, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, July 1.

Rio Nuevo remains 'bullish' on downtown development despite revenue loss

Jun 30, 2020 The economic development district is planning for a nearly 40% loss in revenue.

Overall Arizona weekly unemployment shows slight drop

Jun 29, 2020 Self-employed claims dropped but regular unemployment jumped last week.

Ducey orders closure of bars, movie theaters and gyms, delays start of school

Jun 29, 2020 The temporary order, which also bans some mass gatherings, goes into effect Monday night.

Restaurants struggling to rebound from pandemic setbacks

Jun 26, 2020 The industry typically generates $13 billion annually in Arizona.

You may know how you feel about a social issue, but have you asked yourself why?

Jun 25, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Tucson nurse on being a coronavirus survivor; the stage lights are back on at Invisible Theatre; and a look back at the cinematic paradox of "La Jetée".

Pandemic shopping habits will be slow to change, says UA researcher

Jun 24, 2020 Practices like online shopping and curbside pickup are likely to continue past mask requirements.

Immigration advocates criticize visa restrictions under Trump executive order

Jun 24, 2020 While the administration says it will free up jobs for citizens, immigration experts say it will negatively affect the economy.

Tucson's Invisible Theatre bringing back in-person shows

Jun 23, 2020 The nonprofit hopes to maintain a live theater experience with distancing and reduced capacity, amid growing COVID-19 case numbers.

Arizona housing growth tees up opportunity for water investors

Jun 23, 2020 As Central Arizona booms, Phoenix exurbs are looking to rural areas for more water.

Continuing unemployment claims skyrocket

Jun 22, 2020 The number of claims passes 2 million for the first time.

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