Stories tagged: "minimum wage"


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The Republican Party’s Economic Agenda Includes Tax Cuts for Corporations and Cuts to Social Security and Medicare

Republicans have said they want to extend the Trump tax cuts, which mostly benefited billionaires and corporations; cut spending on Social Security and Medicare; and repeal the Inflation Reduction Act, which lowered the cost of prescription drugs and raised taxes on corporations.

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Arizona’s Minimum Wage Will Go Up to $13.85 Next Year

The minimum wage in Arizona will go up to $13.85 per hour starting Jan. 1, according to the Industrial Commission of Arizona.

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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.

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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.

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Sinema Doesn’t Talk to Her Voters. But Corporate Money Talks to Her.

This year, Sinema has opposed a minimum wage increase, a wealth tax, and drug price reform—all policies supported by a majority of Arizonans. 

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Tucson Voters Have the Chance to Raise Their Minimum Wage on Tuesday

Voters in Tucson are being asked to approve a new minimum wage higher than Arizona's current baseline pay.

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Here Are Some Entry-Level Arizona Jobs Paying at Least $15 an Hour

Some Arizona businesses are also offering $100+ sign-on bonuses as they refill their ranks after COVID closures.