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The past and future of Tucson's film industry

As lawmakers consider an incentive program to draw more film productions to Arizona, The Buzz examines the industry's role in Tucson.

Arizona hits record low unemployment, but Tucson lags in jobs recovery

The state also recorded one of the highest quit rates in the country.

Tucson brings in few affordable housing programs through federal tax credits

Officials say the city is at a disadvantage for the competitive program.

Federal government could take over job safety enforcement from Arizona

OSHA is starting the process of revoking Arizona's state plan this week.

End to unemployment benefits had very little effect on job market

Gov. Ducey touted the move last summer as a fix to the tight labor market

Tensions at Texas border meant increased commercial crossing in Nogales

Delays and blockades that stemmed from new inspections on northbound commercial vehicles pushed some additional cargo traffic to Arizona’s border.

The future of work

This week, The Buzz focuses on the future of work in a tight labor market.

Regulators approve rate increase for Tucson Electric Power customers

Tucson Electric Power customers will see their monthly bills go up by about four dollars on average.

Biosphere 2 starts a tech incubator

The laboratory welcomed four tech startups in a ribbon cutting ceremony.

HUD raises purchase price limit for homebuyer assistance in Tucson

The new limit is 95% of the median home value in the city.

Electric bills to rise $9-$13 a month under TEP plan

State regulators will decide on the proposal next week.

How Tucson gets its fuel

As gas prices rise, The Buzz examines how gas reaches the city.

Canada-based Flair adds flights to Tucson

Discount airline aims to bring snowbirds to Tucson, and take skiers to Canada

Rental and downpayment assistance only go so far in tight housing market

Fewer Tucsonans are able to take advantage of city and county programs as cash buyers outbid them and the cost of housing increases.

Tucson businesses and the next phase of the pandemic

This week, The Buzz examines what changes in public health measures and the economy of the pandemic mean for local businesses.

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