Stories tagged: "economy"


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Locally Made: Have You Seen All 9 of These Movies Filmed in Arizona?

Need something to binge this weekend? Grab some popcorn and see if you can spot the Arizona landscapes in these Hollywood classics.

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A Year Later, Arizona City Officials Call American Rescue Plan Aid a Lifesaver

Arizona city officials are praising the American Rescue Plan a year after it passed for bringing much-needed funding to municipalities during the pandemic.

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After a Year of Stagnation, Cost of Living in Phoenix Catches up With Wage Increase

While wages increased at an average pace in 2020 and 2021, inflation stagnated one year and nearly doubled the next.

Michelle Eisen, fourth from right, a barista at the Buffalo, NY, Elmwood Starbucks location, the first Starbuck location to unionize, announces to the local Starbucks Workers United, employees of a local Starbucks, who were gathered at a local union hall to cast votes to unionize or not, a delay in the vote, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022, in Mesa, Ariz. The NLRB delayed the vote due to an appeal by Starbucks. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Two Arizona Starbucks Are on the Path to Unionize

The nationwide wave of support for labor unions has hit 70 Starbucks stores in 21 states, including locations in Mesa and Phoenix.

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Sen. Mark Kelly’s Plan to Save Arizonans Money on Gas

The Democratic senator's bill would temporarily eliminate the 18-cents-per-gallon tax on fuel through the end of the year.

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More Than 200 Faith Leaders Ask NFL to Pull Super Bowl From Arizona Over Restrictive Voting Laws

Phoenix was disqualified as the host city for the Super Bowl in 1993 because Arizona did not recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a state holiday. The city lost an estimated $200 million in revenue.

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Poll: Young Arizonans Care About the Economy, Disapprove of Both Republicans and Democrats

Millennials and Gen Z-age voters make up nearly half of Arizona’s electorate: nearly 22% of registered voters are 29 years old or younger, and 23% are between the ages of 30 and 44.