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Raising the Minimum Wage Linked to Arizona’s Lowering Poverty Rate

Arizona voters approved raising the state's minimum wage incrementally from $8.05 in 2016 to $12 in 2020.

FILE - In this June 16, 2020 photo, travelers wear mask as they wait at the American Airlines ticket counter in Terminal 3 at O'Hare International Airport  in Chicago.   American Airlines and Southwest Airlines reported large second-quarter losses on Thursday, July 23, 2020, as expected, and warned that the recovery in air travel that began in April has stalled as coronavirus cases surge again in the U.S. American posted a loss of more than $2 billion, and Southwest lost $915 million. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
American Airlines Tells 1,000 Arizona Employees to Expect Layoffs

Airline executives say the layoffs could have been prevented if federal COVID relief had been extended.