Business and Economics

Jillian Cowles: A Keen Eye for Spiders!

Jun 16, 2021 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Tucson Juneteenth Festival returns with renewed energy; and the current Tucson Museum of Art exhibition "4 x 4" celebrates Alejandro Macias.

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

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.

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.

Local businesses and schools adapt to changes in COVID restrictions

Mar 19, 2021 Following orders from Gov. Doug Ducey, schools will offer in-person classes starting this week.

Unemployment leveling out at pre-COVID levels

Mar 17, 2021 Pandemic unemployment is still higher than regular unemployment.

Ducey ends COVID-19 business capacity restrictions

Mar 5, 2021 The Governor issued an Executive Order ending many restrictions on businesses.

How gem & mineral dealers are coping with the pandemic's impact.

Mar 4, 2021 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How "Blax Friday" is building community to help black-owned businesses thrive; Adiba Nelson versus her 11-year-old's "tween 'tude"; and a song from John Coinman.

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