The state’s jobless rate ticked up one-tenth of a point last month, to 7.0 percent, amid lackluster overall growth of jobs in the private sector and sharp but seasonally expected declines in employment in public education.Read More »
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All eyes on Arizona as formal energy hearings begin
At the heart of Arizona’s battle over solar net metering systems is whether utilities can balance solar energy with the cost of maintaining the grid that delivers electricity to all users.
Arizona is poised to end fiscal 2013 in a better position than anticipated.Read More »
Almost half of female business owners surveyed in Arizona expect their companies to grow over the next five years, according to a report released March 8.Read More »
The state posted another robust growth in revenue last month, another sign that the economy is getting healthier. Year-to-date, revenues are 6.7 percent higher, according to a report from the Joint Legislative Budget Committee.Read More »
Economists and budget analysts are cautiously optimistic about state revenues during the next few years, forecasting a modest growth of 2.9 percent this year and 4.9 percent next year. They also confirmed that the state has raised enough money to wipe out last year’sRead More »
Major economic indicators in Arizona point to a steady recovery, although some bumps remain.
Revenues in August grew by 8.6 percent, buoyed by strong showings in sales and individual income taxes.
Arizona's economy showed more signs of recovery in November, the fourth consecutive month of year-to-year growth in state revenue.Read More »