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New Study Shows Trade Relationships in North America

In honor of the 20th anniversary of NAFTA, Brookings' Institution released examination of international trade between region's 100 major metro areas.

Local Experts Discuss Sun Corridor's Economic Growth

Southern Arizona organizations hope to capitalize on quality of life in region by transforming it into a global economic powerhouse.

AZ Business Groups Lobby for Immigration Reform

US businesses head to DC, including AZ Chamber visiting all 9 AZ House members to cite positive economic impact.

NPR: Company Plans to Launch Balloon Ride to Stratosphere

World View, a new space tourism company in Tucson, would offer option to passengers as early as 2015; price about $75K.

Phoenix Council to Vote on Opening Trade Office in Mexico

City leaders trying to follow example of neighbors in Southwest that have successfully established a business presence across the border.

North AZ Towns Losing Millions Over Closure of Grand Canyon

Government shutdown costing the region about $12M, estimates say; town of Tusayan has felt much impact since most income comes from canyon's tourism.

Latinos Strong in Economic Recovery, Report Suggests

Study finds Latino-owned businesses have doubled in number in a decade to 67,500, with more expansion planned.

AZ Jobless Rate Rises to 8.3%; Job Growth Continues

39,800 jobs added in August; year-over-year job growth rate remains steady at 2%, state officials report.

Brewer: State Finished Last Year With Big Cash Balance

Preliminary report on 2012-13 fiscal year shows budget at $895M in black; state deficit will be gone early.

Upgrades at Mariposa Port Expected to Boost Nogales

Mayor, produce industry say renovations at commercial entry from Mexico will speed traffic, add jobs.

Rothschild: Stronger Economic Ties Between AZ, Sonora a Must

Tucson mayor says he's working to strengthen relationships with Mexican business, governmental officials.

In Your Mail: 2013 Property Tax Statements

Pima County sends bill details to 450,000 home, business owners; sampling shows reduction on average of 1.1%.

AZ Week: Municipalities Rebounding, Cautiously

Mayors, other officials express optimism as they leave depths of recession behind, including big budget cuts.

First Tucson Modern Streetcar Arrives Friday

After 1,600-mile journey from Clackamas, Ore., manufacturing plant; city will spend next month testing it.

AZ Income-Tax Overhaul Target of Study

Task force will begin meeting Wednesday to consider policy changes leading to legislation for simplification in 2014.

AZ Week: Changing Tactics to Grow Tucson's Economy

Filling 'talent gap' will retain and attract businesses more than incentives, tax breaks, location, other factors.

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