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City Budget Shortfall in July 2014 Could Be $15M

Expenses, such as streetcar operations, pension costs, expected to exceed revenues, precise calculations not yet available.

Tucson Council Winners Sworn In, Face Immediate Budget Challenges

Three incumbents start new four-year term today, all say long-term budget fixes are priority.

AZ Week: State Strategizes to Improve Trade with Mexico

With $12 billion in trade, experts say Arizona needs more to take advantage of business opportunities.

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.

Monthly Employment Workshops Aim to Empower Women

YWCA of Tucson provide seek to help unemployed, underemployed women through a 4-day training program.

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.

AZ Behind in Distributing Fed Housing Aid, US Auditors Say

State has been slow in dispersing funds to help struggling homeowners; AZ's rate was the second lowest among 18 states.

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.

Brewer Will Continue to Use State Money to Keep Grand Canyon Open

National park will remain open for another 9 days; AZ governor had until Weds to make decision, send funds to fed gov.

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.

Future of Baseball in Southern AZ May Be in Limbo

As stadiums seat empty and amid future move of the Tucson Padres to El Paso for the 2014 season.

Elected Officials in AZ Continue Shutdown Criticism

GOP lawmaker: 'Mean-spirited actions' by Obama; Dem congressman: 'Congress failing to do its job.'

AZ Week: Higher Ed Adjusting to Talent Needs

Shift to knowledge-based economy of skilled workers, thinkers has universities rethinking their approaches.

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.

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