Here Are the Changes Made to Arizona Unemployment Since the Pandemic Began

Changes have been made to Arizona's unemployment system, but Rep. Mitzi Epstein said there's still more to be done to make sure it'd be ready for another crisis. 

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Arizona’s Minimum Wage Will Go Up to $13.85 Next Year

The minimum wage in Arizona will go up to $13.85 per hour starting Jan. 1, according to the Industrial Commission of Arizona.

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Mesa’s Housing Shortage Is Personal for Lorena Austin. That’s Why She’s Running for Arizona House.

The Copper Courier spoke with Arizona House candidate Lorena Austin about rising costs of living in Mesa and the state— especially when it comes to housing.

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From Buffalo to Arizona: A Starbucks Union Leader Reflects on the Movement

Former Starbucks union leader Bill Whitmire answered questions about his time with the company at a fundraiser for employees who were retaliated against while organizing.

FILE - In this July 28, 2015, file photo, electricians, Adam Hall, right, and Steven Gabert install solar panels on a roof for Arizona Public Service company in Goodyear, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
How the Inflation Reduction Act Will Help Fight a Big Worry for Arizonans—Climate Change

The Inflation Reduction Act, which President Joe Biden signed on Aug. 16, is the country’s biggest investment in fighting climate change ever. 

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How a Tech Worker Is Making Union Membership Easier Than Ever 

We spoke with Scott Heric of Unionly about the intersection of technology and unions, as well as what he has learned in his time working in this space. 

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Explainer: What Is the ‘Dark Brandon’ Meme? 

The "Dark Brandon" meme, first used to mock the president, has now become a rallying cry for celebrating his accomplishments.