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State budget takes another COVID-19 hit

Lawmakers are watching Arizona's Medicaid enrollment numbers rise.

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

The economic development district is planning for a nearly 40% loss in revenue.

Overall Arizona weekly unemployment shows slight drop

Self-employed claims dropped but regular unemployment jumped last week.

Restaurants struggling to rebound from pandemic setbacks

The industry typically generates $13 billion annually in Arizona.

Immigration advocates criticize visa restrictions under Trump executive order

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

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

Practices like online shopping and curbside pickup are likely to continue past mask requirements.

Continuing unemployment claims skyrocket

The number of claims passes 2 million for the first time.

Forecasters say Arizona's budget outlook is improving

The shortfall could be significantly smaller than originally predicted, legislative analysts say.

Tucson developments forge ahead during pandemic

Construction has remained steady amid the current economic downturn.

Support for black-owned businesses a lifeline amid pandemic

As many as 40% of black-owned businesses could disappear.

First-time unemployment claims in Arizona set weekly record

Unemployment is rising despite the reopening of businesses in the state.

Signs suggest Arizona could fare better than expected in recession, UA economist says

Sales tax revenue for the state is not so low as feared.

Arizona weekly unemployment continues to rise

More than 100,000 people filed first-time unemployment claims

Rincon Market locked out after owner fails to pay rent

The neighborhood grocery store opened in 1926.

Statewide curfew delays restaurant reopenings

Tucson's Downtown Kitchen and Cocktails reopens Friday — one week later than planned.

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