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Three experts weigh in on how public policy can improve Arizona's financial well-being.

Feeding Our Future: Incubating Food Start-Ups in the City of Gastronomy

Independently owned food businesses are the largest-growing sector in Tucson’s economy, but launching a successful food business takes more than just a good recipe.

Arizona Unemployment Drops, Halts Four-Month Trend

Hiring for the school year added 31,100 jobs to the state's economy in August.

Commercial Truck Waiting at Border Cut by 85 Percent

One week into pilot program, results far exceed predictions on both sides of line.

Arizona Unemployment Up for Third Straight Month, to 5.8%

Joblessness up for the third straight month, despite better-than-normal summer jobs slump.

Tucson Optics Industry Brings Good Jobs, Needs Workers

Industry has shrunken in recent years; new companies want it to regain prominence.

Post-Secondary Education Can Improve Local Economy

Economist says keeping more college graduates in Tucson and state is important.

Tucson Economic, Job Growth Accelerating in 2016

UA economist Hammond says activity picking up in what may be long-term improvement.

Tucson Business Community's Role in Landing New JFK Flight

$3 million was incentive for American Airlines for route expected to boost tourism.

Tucson Area Home Sales Numbers Up, Inventory Down

Local market continues to recover, but number of homes for sale is still a weakness.

How Did Business Fare in Arizona Legislative Session?

Startups, sharing economy could profit; developers in Cochise County lose.

Tucson Home Price Growth Good, But Lags US Average

Median sales price in Tucson rising slower than national average, but healthy for local economy.

Pima County Faces Scrutiny over Space Company Lease

Goldwater Institute says lease violates Arizona Constitution, county says it's legal.

Tools and Trade In All 50 States

Tucson resident plans to travel across the country to "get gigs" and meet new people.

Stories of Success After Prison at the Second Chance Forum

For the nearly 20,000 people released from prison in Arizona each year, finding a job can be difficult.

Arizona Unemployment Down for Third Straight Month

Arizona adds jobs, sees joblessness shrink to 5.4 percent.

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