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Forbes: Arizona to lead U.S. in future job growth

Forbes Magazine has named Arizona the best state for future job growth, but one local economic expert said the distinction does come with some caveats.... Read more»

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Obama’s numbers, October update

FactCheck's quarterly update of selected statistical indicators of Obama's presidency.... Read more»

Audit finds deficiencies in Arizona Department of Real Estate’s operations

A state audit of the Arizona Department of Real Estate revealed it overcharged customers, and the report also highlighted deficiencies in the department’s cash collection and reporting processes.... Read more»

Arizona’s economy continues to recover, very slowly

Spurred by slow but steady employment and housing growth, local and national economists remain cautiously positive about the economic forecast for Arizona.... Read more»1

Obama's numbers, July update

Unemployment is down, as is home ownership, while business start-ups, paychecks and oil production are up. ... Read more»

Bill would let Az landlords evict tenants' guests without notice

Arizona landlords will have the ability to evict tenants’ guests for any reason without notice if Gov. Doug Ducey signs a bill that is sitting on his desk. Bill opponents said the legislation is too broad and “creates more problems than it tries to solve.” ... Read more»

Tucson, Phoenix face growing gap between income and rent

The gap between rental cost and household income is increasing to unsustainable levels in most major metro areas, including in Phoenix and Tucson, according to a new report by the National Association of Realtors. ... Read more»

Feds reject Arizona’s construction worker safety plan

Officials rejected Arizona’s plan to protect residential construction workers from falling. The state must abide by federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations. An industry representative says the rules are dangerous, another says the government needs the tougher standards. ... Read more»

If placed on endangered list, desert tortoise could affect development

If the Sonoran Desert Tortoise lands on the endangered species list, experts say Arizona could see reductions in land availability and increases in cost. ... Read more»

Az’s construction industry lost most jobs nationwide in 2014

Arizona’s construction workers took a big hit last year — losing 4,300 jobs — the largest loss in the nation, according to a report released by the Associated General Contractors of America. One expert said the decrease in jobs might be the “new normal” for the state. ... Read more»

Real estate agents buzzing about drones

A Tucson real estate agent is the first person to obtain an exemption from the FAA to fly a drone specifically for real-estate marketing. Draft guidelines issued this week could open the door for more real-estate professionals to use the technology.... Read more»

Obama's numbers, January update

More jobs, higher paychecks, falling fuel prices: Our latest scorecard. ... Read more»

Rogue Columnist

With Gov. Ducey, Az doubles down on broken political party

Commentary: Doug Ducey was elected governor of Arizona with a 36.24 percent voter turnout, the lowest in recent history. It may seem unfair to judge him so soon. But, no. The days when a GOP office holder was independent-minded are gone, replaced by a party ruled by a nihilist ideology. ... Read more»2

South, West get population boost from movers

New census figures show people have started returning to recovering housing markets in the South and West.... Read more»1

Down payment grants available for home buyers

If you are dreaming of buying a home, assistance from the Tucson NeighborhoodLIFT program might be just what you need. The program only has about 20 $15,000 grants remaining to provide mortgage down payment assistance for qualified homebuyers.... Read more»

Once-bleak downtown Phoenix poised to add even more apartments

Downtown Phoenix has seen a revival in housing options in recent years with new apartment and condominium projects. And more apartments should be on the way, as several major projects are slated to add around 2,100 bedrooms to the downtown core by 2017. ... Read more»

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