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  • By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

Much of the blame falls on low-wage, part-time jobs.

  • Darren DaRonco Arizona Daily Star

Herbert Oxnam will continue to get his $5,019 monthly retirement check.

  • By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

Arizona's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is 7.1 percent.

  • Arizona Daily Star

The group was found at the Interstate 19 checkpoint near Amado.

Those who lack science, technology, engineering or math skills have it rough.

  • By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

Only health care, financial services performing well.

  • By Darren DaRonco Arizona Daily Star

City finance officials worry about delays in deposits under the state's new sales-tax collecting system.

  • By Darren DaRonco Arizona Daily Star

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…

  • By Darren DaRonco Arizona Daily Star

Tucson officials can relax a bit now that Fitch rating agency didn’t drop the city’s bond rating this year.

  • By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX — The state’s jobless rate was unchanged last month at 7.3 percent as the economic recovery remained sluggish.

  • By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

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.

  • By Mauro Whiteman Cronkite News Service

WASHINGTON — Arizonans have to earn $17.52 an hour, more than twice the minimum wage, to afford a typical two-bedroom home without spending mo…

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.

  • By Ronald J. Hansen The Arizona Republic

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, r…

  • By Mark Weisbrot (EDITORS: The writer is addressing the question, “What are the five most vital domestic policy moves the U.S. should make in 2014?” NEEDS A TWEAK OF THE EXPLANATION BOX TO REFLECT THAT IT’S NOT PRO/CON

The U.S. economy is still weak, with 7 percent unemployment, many millions underemployed and fewer people employed in November than six years ago.

  • By American Enterprise Institute Economists (EDITORS: The writer is ad dressing the question, “What are the five most vital domestic policy moves the U.S. should make in 2014?” NEEDS A TWEAK OF THE EXPLANATION BOX TO REFLECT THAT IT’S NOT PRO/CON)

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 t…

  • Arizona Daily Star

Crowd Audio, a music-production website founded by University of Arizona alumni, has launched a crowd-funding campaign on Indiegogo.

  • Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services

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 perce…