Business and Economics

Reflecting on Arizona’s pandemic one year in

Feb 26, 2021 Experts weigh in on we've learned since last spring.

Report: Arizona on track for 11% jobs increase over 2 years

Feb 19, 2021 Arizona’s economy lost 155,000 jobs during the two years that ended in the second quarter of 2020, with nearly all of the job losses attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID concerns send 2021 volunteer tax assistance online

Feb 18, 2021 Almost 14,000 taxpayers used the free service last year.

A look at economic help for Arizonans one year into the pandemic

Feb 12, 2021 Despite federal and state aid, many Arizonans are still at risk of going hungry or losing their homes.

Oak Flat: Opposing op-eds try to sway public opinion

Feb 5, 2021 While Resolution Copper brought up the positive economic impacts of a mine, the San Carlos Apache Tribe calls out desecration.

Federal court hears case for preliminary injunction at Oak Flat

Feb 4, 2021 The judge said he will decide if he's going to temporarily stop progress on the mine by Feb. 12.

San Carlos Tribal members run to advocate for Oak Flat

Feb 2, 2021 The group is running from the religious site to Phoenix before a court hearing discussing the area's future.

UA research: Arizona economy recovering with big variances

Jan 30, 2021 Most of the recent job growth has been in Phoenix

AZ weekly unemployment continues to be a mixed bag

Jan 29, 2021 The two major programs in the state are heading in the opposite direction.

Lauren Redniss on "Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West".

Jan 27, 2021 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The hidden history of Tucson's Barnum Hill; living with dementia during the pandemic; and a short story read by Aurelie Sheehan.

Unemployment rate drops in Arizona, remains high

Jan 21, 2021 The state rate is still higher than the U.S. rate.

Rep. Grijalva to introduce new COVID-19 relief bill for border businesses

Jan 20, 2021 The Southern Arizona congressman says issues in border communities have worsened during the pandemic

Pima County curfew on hold

Jan 20, 2021 A judge put the 10:00 p.m. curfew on hold, for now.

State keeping unemployment trust fund solvent

Jan 18, 2021 CARES Act dollars will keep unemployment fund in the black.

Tucson nurses advocate for optimal staffing during car procession

Jan 12, 2021 Unionized nurses at St. Joseph's and St. Mary's hospitals said caring for more patients impacts care quality.

Arizona unemployment goes in opposite directions

Jan 9, 2021 More than 100,000 Arizona residents received unemployment benefits to end the year.

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