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Arizona restaurants faced with hiring challenges

The industry experienced more than $2 billion in lost sales in 2020.

Patio extensions pop up at Tucson restaurants

A popular program is providing an economic boost during the Pandemic

Arizona GOP budget deal envisions massive income tax cut

Plan would implement a flat 2.5% income tax that cuts $1.5 billion a year from state revenue

Lumber shortage leads to rising home prices, calls for tariff reductions

Canadian officials are pushing for reduced tariffs on the lumber it exports to the U.S.

Independent federal labor agency issues new complaint against Asarco

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.

Regents hold the line during pandemic disruption.

Tax deadline extension brings relief, opportunity for late filers

Experts say procrastination might pay off again this year.

Marketing to kids a big concern during pandemic

Research shows parents are becoming more worried about the impact of on-screen advertising.

Unemployment continues slow drop

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits is going down.

Economic impacts felt in Arizona from border travel restrictions

Visitors from Mexico pay sales taxes in retail hubs like the Tucson and Phoenix metropolitan areas.

Arizona unemployment above national average

The state unemployment rate crept up in February.

Amazon constructing new sort center

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

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

Homebuilding company planning two new communities in Marana, Vail

Combined, the developments will add more than 200 homes to the Tucson metro.

Economic development steady in Southern Arizona despite pandemic

Sun Corridor has about 70 active projects involving helping companies move to the state or expand operations

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