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Arizona Senate votes to create tax credit for film producers

The measure was approved Thursday with bipartisan support.

Kelly proposes suspending federal gas tax

The suspension would extend until the start of 2023.

Infrastructure act funds are on the way to Arizona

The first rounds of funds will go to mine and well cleanup and public transit.

$3.4B in produce came in through Nogales in 2021

After being slightly edged out by Hidalgo, Texas, for tomato imports in 2017, Nogales has maintained the top spot since then.

Arizona bankruptcies at 15-year low

The pandemic brought the monthly count to below 1,000 filings.

In months since border reopening, sales tax revenues up in Nogales

State treasurer’s data shows that roughly $1.2 million in sales taxes were generated in the city in November, and $1.3 million in December.

USDA announces $8 million in infrastructure funds for rural Arizona

Much of the money is already allocated, but the department is taking applications for new projects.

Thousands of people return to Southern Arizona for gem shows

The Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase is attracting national and international crowds.

Union Pacific will use self-driving trucks to move freight between Tucson and Phoenix

It will be San Diego company TuSimple's first customer on that route.

Job hunting and hiring in Southern Arizona

This week, The Buzz examines the difficulty that employers are facing in hiring workers and talks to job seekers about their hunts for work.

Veterans benefit from American Rescue Plan Act funds

A new report breaks down how the legislation helped veteran families weather the last year.

Tucson opens applications for event and workforce development grant

The city will award more money this year due to federal pandemic relief funds.

Arizona is number 5 growth state in U-Haul rentals

The state saw a spike of in-bound U-Haul trucks over both years of the pandemic.

Arizona sports betting revenue off to soft start

Arizona’s general fund collected just over $1.3 million in taxes during the first two months of legalized sports betting.

Arizona minimum wage going up to $12.80 an hour on Jan. 1

Tucson voters approved another minimum wage increase earlier this year.

Construction industry struggling to hire amid demand for housing

The number of construction workers in Arizona took a big hit in the financial crisis and still had not fully recovered when the pandemic set in.

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