Stories tagged: "jobs"


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Arizona Added 100,000 Jobs in 2022, but Home Prices Limiting Growth, Economist Warns

Arizona continues to have a pro-growth economic setting, but declining housing affordability, inflation, and interest rate hikes threaten to slow economic expansion.

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Five Ways Democrats Have Helped Arizona Under Biden’s Leadership

From the American Rescue Plan to the Inflation Reduction Act, the Biden administration and Democratic leaders in Congress have passed an impressive array of bills.

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Arizona Unemployment Hits ‘Historic’ Low

Arizona’s unemployment rate fell to 3.3% in March, the lowest rate in almost a half-century.

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The Sky Isn’t the Limit: Flight Program in Goodyear, Pioneering Pilot Inspire Diversity in Aviation

Less than 4% of aircraft pilots and flight engineers are Black or African-American, and only 5.3% are women.

Nationally, food service added 61,000 jobs in March, the most of any industry, but total bar and restaurant employment was still below pre-pandemic levels. In this 2017 photo, Jose Rojas prepares food for the Artizen Crafted American Kitchen & Bar at the Devour Culinary Classic in Phoenix. (Photo by Megan Bridgeman/Cronkite News)
Arizona Jobless Rate Continues Decline, Fell to Lowest Rate in 15 Years

The Arizona unemployment rate dropped to 3.6% in February, well below pre-pandemic levels and the lowest it has been since 2007.

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Biden Tightens ‘Made in America’ Loophole to Boost Domestic Manufacturing

The Biden administration announced it had updated the rules for implementing the provisions of the Buy American Act of 1933 to boost domestic manufacturing.

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First Lady Touts Intel Training Program in Chandler Stop

She spoke after touring one of two Intel campuses in Chandler, where the semiconductor firm has promised a massive $20 billion expansion to ramp up and modernize its chipmaking business.