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Exploring unions in Arizona

A growing number of white-collar workers are forming unions in industries like higher education and journalism.

Utilities can't shut off power without offering a payment plan, regulator says

The Arizona Corporation Commission is requiring utilities to provide a payment plan starting Jan. 1 for customers behind on bills.

After year of closures, restaurants look toward a better 2021

A rebound for full service dining is likely a long way off.

Casino del Sol closing for the holidays

The casino, along with Casino of the Sun, will be closed from Dec. 7 to Jan. 2.

Pop-up market CULTIVATE Tucson adapts to pandemic for holiday shoppers

Nationwide, holiday spending is expected to exceed last year's totals.

Tracking changes in Arizona’s economy months into the pandemic

An update from University of Arizona economist George Hammond.

Ongoing challenges facing Tucson as 2021 nears

The pandemic continues to strain small businesses and nonprofits.

Unemployment claims for self-employed decrease 4 weeks in a row

PUA numbers in Arizona have been on a roller coaster through much of the year.

State of the City: 'Resilient,' according to Mayor Romero

Tucson’s mayor delivers her first State of the City address.

Cost of a Thanksgiving meal rises

A turkey dinner with all the fixings will cost 10% more this year.

Downtown development renews scrutiny of economic incentives and community preservation

A tax incentive helped revitalize Tucson’s downtown, but some residents say it also threatens to push them out.

Arizona unemployment grows for 2nd month in a row

The state’s unemployment rate is higher than the national average.

Voices On The Economy (VOTE)

A new approach to economics education takes on partisan hostility

Child care scholarships available for Tucson and South Tucson families

The scholarships can be applied to past due child care bills, registration fees and ongoing tuition.

A look at how zoning shapes Tucson development

Zoning is increasingly at the heart of conversations around housing affordability and environmental sustainability.

Arizona marijuana retailers ready for recreational sales

The earliest recreational customers will be able to purchase cannabis in store is March.

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