Business and Economics

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

Pima County ramps up program to help tenants facing eviction

Aug 3, 2021 Federal eviction moratorium expired at the end of July

Mexican tomato importers worry rule interpretation could raise prices

Aug 2, 2021 "This might add up to 20% to 25% of the Nogales shipping cost of tomatoes," industry group says

Tenants' struggles are high rent, aid slowdown

Jul 30, 2021 Federal freeze on most evictions scheduled to expire Saturday

Arizona offering return-to-work bonus

Jul 20, 2021 People who are back in the workforce are eligible for up to $2,000.

Local nurses protest staffing shortages

Jul 14, 2021 Nurses at St. Mary's Hospital take to the streets to voice their concerns.

Raising awareness of aphasia, one stone at a time.

Jun 30, 2021 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The plans to create a Tucson Gastronomy Collective to celebrate the unique flavors of Tucson; and a 5th grader and her family embark on a road trip from Sheboygan to Tucson.

Data analysis shows low investment in kids futures across Arizona

Jun 25, 2021 The state rank 40th across the country after comparing 2019 factors in their health, education, economic status and families.

Arizona GOP advances wish list on race, taxes, elections

Jun 23, 2021 The Arizona Senate has passed a $12.8 billion budget for the coming fiscal year that contains massive income tax cuts

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