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Metro Week: Tucson Budget Stability Long-Term Problem, No Easy Answers

Council wrestles with yearly deficits, short-term fixes; they this week approved a $1.26B budget after making more than $30M in cuts.

Metro Week: Tucson Budget Stability Long-Term Problem, No Easy Answers

Council wrestles with yearly deficits, short-term fixes; they this week approved a $1.26B budget after making more than $30M in cuts.

Federal Rural Development Grants Help AZ Businesses

US Dept. of Ag focusing on economic needs in the state; head of Rural Business Cooperative Services visited S. Arizona last week.

A-10 1-Year Save Proposal Means Big Dollars for S. AZ

Politically, the Southern Arizona highlight of the National Defense Authorization Act was an amendment by Rep. Ron Barber, D-Arizona, which kept the airplane flying for another year.

AZ Week: State Economic Growth Slow But Steady, Experts Say

Tucson job growth under 1% since 2012, will continue lagging for couple more years, report figures show.

Tucson Mayor Receives Highest Award from Mexican Govt

Institute for Mexicans Abroad says Rothschild has contributed to the Mexican community in the city, strengthened relationships between the two countries.

A-10 Would Get 1 More Year of Life in Congressional Proposal

D-M's main aircraft, supporting thousands of jobs, wins House committee approval, as Barber pushes to protect it.

Brewer Signs $9.2B Budget for Coming Year

Plan includes $59 million more for new child safety agency, more educational funding; gov. line-item vetoes $4M.

From Chiapas, Mexico: More Than Just Coffee

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

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.

Tucson Pursuing Two More Annexations

City attempting to fill in pockets of unincorporated areas and increase revenue; pursue adding 150 homes near I-10 and Valencia in next few weeks.

UPDATED: AZ Senate Gives Initial Approval to Budget Plan

AZ Senate President Andy Biggs introduced amendment with $18M for new school assessment test, $15M for CPS; chamber debating spending plan all day Thurs.

Native American Traditional Foods Turn Into Viable Business

From tepary beans grown by the Tohono O’Odham people to chocolate produced by the Chickasaw Nation, Native Americans are entering the niche food market in many places.

Flake, McCain Want AZ Repaid for Keeping Canyon Open

State spent $465,000 to run AZ's biggest tourist draw while federal government was shut down in October.

Funding for Women's Services Down, Affecting Self-Sufficiency

Study analyzed 18 state-run services such as child care subsidies, domestic violence services.

Jobs in Arizona's Solar Industry Down in 2013

However state still ranks second in the nation for residents e ployed in the field, according to report.

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