Stories tagged: "economy"


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Mexicans in the US Sent Billions to Mexico Despite COVID-19 Vulnerability

In 2020, economic charts show that Mexicans broke records by sending billions to their loved ones in Mexico.

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Doing Your Christmas Shopping Online? Here’s How You Can Still Support Local Businesses.

Forget Amazon—the Arizona Marketplace features more than 50 local vendors that offer everything from state pride apparel to Arizona-made beauty products.

Volunteer Monroy Martinez, left, hands out a free to-go lunch to a boy at the St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance due to the Arizona teachers strike and closure of schools Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Food Insecurity Among Arizona Children Skyrockets Amidst Pandemic

Nearly 30 million households nationwide say they don’t have enough food to feed their family.

Biden Centers First Campaign Visit in Arizona Around Working-Class Voters

Biden’s visit to Arizona was marked with small, mask-wearing, socially distant crowds—a stark contrast to the Trump campaign’s crowded rallies.

Steven T. Mnuchin, Secretary, Department of the Treasury during the Senate's Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing examining the quarterly CARES Act report to Congress on September 24, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Toni L. Sandys-Pool/Getty Images)
Trump Abruptly Ends COVID Relief Talks Only to Later Tweet Demands for More Aid

The president wants to undo his decision to end COVID stimulus talks until after the election, but analysts say Biden would be better for the economy.

Immigrants provide an important economic engine in the United States, which bipartisan economy experts have repeatedly shown. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has made boosting immigration a cornerstone of his platform, in contrast to President Trump (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images).
Biden Plans to Increase Immigration Again. This Could Be the Economic Boost the US Needs.

The Trump administration has slashed immigration. Bipartisan experts—and Biden—say boosting immigration will stimulate the economy at a time when the United States needs it most.

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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.