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Arizona Earns B for State Spending Transparency

Evaluation conducted by Public Interest Research Group; more room for improvement in tax subsidies to attract companies to move here.

AZ Foreclosure Rates Flattening at Pre-Recession Levels

Tucson area has 248 homes in some form of foreclosure in March; one more than area saw in February.

Bioscience Roadmap to Translate Research into Products

Industry poised to expand in Arizona during next decade, planning document sets goals for growth.

AZ Legislature OKs Tax Cuts for Major Manufacturers

One bill gives a multi-million tax credit to the world's biggest corporation to install and run a solar facility.

Weekly Business Report: Tucson Wants Tesla

Battery factory would bring 6,500 jobs to region; UA seeks vet school funding; Tucson's dark skies getting lighter.

IRS Agent: Be Aware of Tax Crimes

Most common crime in recent years has been filing someone else’s taxes to get their return, according to the IRS.

Proposed Passenger Rail Line Seeking Comment in Tucson

ADOT announces a handful of in-person opportunities for public to share thoughts on possible new train system to PHX.

IRS Spokesman: Retirees Often Have Lower Tax Burden

It's important to remember that money coming out of 401(k)s, IRAs and pensions is not necessarily tax free.

From Chiapas, Mexico: More Than Just Coffee

Co-op selling coffee in Tucson helps Mexican families stay together and avoid dangerous illegal immigration.

Unemployment Rate in AZ Down for Third Consecutive Month

Dept. of Administration reports that the state's seasonally adjusted figure for Feb. was 7.3%; down from 7.5% reported in Jan.

AZ Home Sales to Cash Buyers Among Highest in US

New data from RealtyTrac show nearly half of all sales in Arizona are being paid in cash; due to recent increase in interest rates report says.

IRS Spokesman: Big Life Changes Mean Big Tax Changes

Such as buying a house, getting married or having a child can radically alter how a person files.

Legislature is in a special session on the budger

AZ Workers Compensation Bill Shelved Until Next Year

Business-backed legislation to prohibit workers from filing lawsuits alleging they were unfairly denied comp benefits for on-the-job injuries on hold until 2015.

AZ Week: Yuma Unemployment Rate High, Some Say Not Accurate

Economic, labor, tourism experts in area argue city's opportunities are growing despite 'unflattering' stats that may stem from having various seasonal work industries.

ADOT Proposing Tucson to PHX Passenger Train

Arizona Dept. of Transportation wants public comment on possible routes; agency says still has a ways to go to make it a reality.

State May Have to Reimburse Glendale for Super Bowl Expenses

Arizona Senate committee unanimously approved bill requiring public safety expenses to be paid back following next year's event.

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