Stories tagged: "economy"


‘There Is No Playbook:’ Bars and Clubs Are Mighty Angry at Ducey

Club owners criticized by Gov. Ducey for lax social distancing enforcement say they’re doing everything they can to slow the spread.

Arizona caterer Pat Christofolo, who owns Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering as well as The Farm at South Mountain, pauses at a large garden on property at The Farm has had business drop off due to the coronavirus
After Reopening Arizona Early, Businesses and Employees Continue to Hurt

Arizona posted one of the sharpest unemployment drops in the country in May — but unemployment is still higher than its been in nearly a decade.

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Trump’s Failure to Reopen Safely Could Hurt Him on the Last Issue Voters Trust Him With: The Economy

There’s reason to believe Trump’s numbers on the economy may dip, however.

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This Lawmaker Voted to Protect His Business From COVID Liabilities — Then His Employee Caught It

Rep. Jeff Weninger voted in favor of a bill that would have protected him from legal action if someone caught the coronavirus at one of his restaurants.

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WATCH: Arizona Mayors Urge McSally to Support Pandemic Relief for Cities

The Senator suggested smaller cities rely on trickle-down from larger municipalities who qualify for coronavirus relief.

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Sen. McSally Said Cities Are Mismanaged. Here’s How Arizona Mayors Responded.

A coalition of mayors are asking McSally to break with Mitch McConnell and reject plans that would allow municipalities to go bankrupt.

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Poll: Economy Now More Important Than Immigration For Arizona Voters

This is the first time immigration has not been among Arizona's top three issues since OHPI began asking the question in early 2016.