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As pandemic rages, farmworkers say employers are ‘prioritizing production over … lives’

Bertha spent 17 days in her bedroom after testing positive for COVID-19.... Read more»

Grim Az budget forecast improves slightly, as May revenues beat expectations

The shortfall that legislative budget analysts are projecting has gotten a little smaller, though they’re still expecting a sizable deficit.... Read more»

Phoenix-area workers had highest wage increases in U.S.

Wages in the Phoenix metro area increased more than anywhere else in the United States in the past year, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.... Read more»

SNAP food assistance cuts coming to Pima County

Unemployed SNAP recipients in Pima County will have 90 days to find employment or risk losing their food assistance. 40,000 Arizonans will be among more than 500,000 people across the country who will lose benefits commonly known as food stamps.... Read more»

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»

FactCheck: Bush twists Florida’s jobs ranking

Presidential candidate Jeb Bush uses some creative cherry-picking to back up the claim that as governor “we made Florida No. 1 in job creation.”... Read more»