Much of the blame falls on low-wage, part-time jobs.
Herbert Oxnam will continue to get his $5,019 monthly retirement check.
Arizona's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is 7.1 percent.
The group was found at the Interstate 19 checkpoint near Amado.
Those who lack science, technology, engineering or math skills have it rough.
Only health care, financial services performing well.
City finance officials worry about delays in deposits under the state's new sales-tax collecting system.
A judge on Friday denied a request by Tucson’s police union to order the city to continue counting unused sick days toward their pensions.
Arizona and Tucson should see stronger economic growth in the next year as the effects of federal spending cuts last year wear off, University of Arizona economists say.
Tucson officials can relax a bit now that Fitch rating agency didn’t drop the city’s bond rating this year.
PHOENIX — The state’s jobless rate was unchanged last month at 7.3 percent as the economic recovery remained sluggish.
PHOENIX — The state’s jobless rate dropped two-tenths of a point last month but there are indications of problems remaining for the Arizona economy.
WASHINGTON — Arizonans have to earn $17.52 an hour, more than twice the minimum wage, to afford a typical two-bedroom home without spending more than 30 percent of their income on rent, a new report says.
A bill that would create a new kind of job-training program to help the unemployed get back to work faster is advancing in the Arizona Senate.
Retail sales in Arizona were growing sharply at the end of 2013, and for the first time since the Great Recession, reached new record highs, records show.
The U.S. economy is still weak, with 7 percent unemployment, many millions underemployed and fewer people employed in November than six years ago.
As the U.S. economy continues to sputter, five areas may heavily affect a recovery in 2014:
After a packed two-day schedule, members of an advisory board for border issues left Tucson with a lot of ideas for economic development and the role the Mexican Consulate can play in a community.
Crowd Audio, a music-production website founded by University of Arizona alumni, has launched a crowd-funding campaign on Indiegogo.
PHOENIX — Arizonans won't know for at least a month — if not longer — whether a jump last month in the state's unemployment rate, to 8.3 percent from 8 percent, is a trend or a glitch.