Per the new report, in the West, business applications increased 8.0 percent between January and February, from about 93,693 to 101,841 applications.
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Tucson Area Unemployment Drops in December
Locally, according to a newly released Bureau of Labor Statistics report released on February 1, the Tucson metropolitan area unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) dropped slightly from 3.4 percent in November to 3.1 percent in December.
Arizona Business Application Numbers See Small Increase in the Fall
According to the latest Business Formation Statistics report, Arizona saw a small increase in business applications in October compared to September.
‘You’re Living in a Tin Can.’
In Arizona, rates of heat-related deaths in manufactured homes are eight times those of housing built on a permanent foundation.
Enjoyable Fall Hike Destinations in Arizona
Fall is here and with it are plenty of hiking destinations in Arizona for residents to visit and enjoy the cooler temperatures.
Democrats in Congress Save Americans from Rising Health Care Costs with Subsidy Extensions
President Joe Biden recently signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law, and the health care subsidies written in the bill will stave the rising cost of premiums.
With Arizona Abortion Policy in Limbo, Calls Continue for the Codifying of Roe V. Wade
Arizona’s reproductive policy remains uncertain following the overturn of Roe v. Wade as state lawmakers struggle to choose between two conflicting abortion laws in the books: one passed this year and another passed before Arizona’s statehood.
No Homeowner: Arizona’s Housing Crisis
According to the nonprofit National Low Income Housing Coalition and its latest annual survey, Arizona ranks in the top five states where the affordable housing shortage is most devastating.
Senate and Gubernatorial Races Will Determine Arizona’s Stance on Abortion Rights
With the midterm elections just around the corner, candidates are solidifying their stances and preparing for what will ultimately decide the direction Arizona heads towards in the coming years.
Arizona Republican Delegation Voted Against Bill Meant to Lower Gas Prices
Among the 207 votes against the bill was Arizona’s entire Republican delegation, Representatives Andy Biggs (5th district), Paul A. Gosar (4th district), Debbie Lesko (8th district), and David Schweikert (6th district).