A trade group says Arizona has lost 53 percent of its construction jobs since 2007, with the Phoenix area losing the most total jobs but Mohave County losing the highest percentage.Read More »
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The latest Arizona unemployment report puts the state's jobless rate for January at 9.6 percent.Read More »
Amid quiet sniping from Republican lawmakers, one of Gov. Jan Brewer’s economic recovery planks appears near death.Read More »
Jobs are hard to come by in every U.S. city, but you stand a better chance of getting hired if you live in Washington, Dallas or Boston.Read More »
Arizona State University President Michael Crow told lawmakers Tuesday his administration will ask for a tuition fee increase to help offset the governor’s proposed higher-education budget reductions.Read More »
Arizona's economy showed more signs of recovery in November, the fourth consecutive month of year-to-year growth in state revenue.Read More »
Legislators say public expectations are one of the challenges they face as states' budget troubles continue.Read More »
A panel of economists says Arizona's economy is on track to see decent job growth in 2011 and beyond as it continues to recover from the Great Recession.Read More »
Businesses that are hoping for immediate tax cuts from the Legislature next session should plan on being disappointed.
Even the most ardent tax cutters in the Legislature say it would be impossible to balance the budget next session while cutting corporate taxes.
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Arizona’s economy is pulling out of recession, albeit it at a slow pace, as the job market, retail sector and housing industry show signs of improvement, a top economic forecaster said Wednesday.Read More »