Here in Arizona, the state unemployment rate dropped from 4.1 percent in 2021 to 3.8 percent in 2022.
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New Map Outlines Reasons for Protecting Great Bend of Gila
Conservation groups have added an interactive story map to their toolkit as they continue to push for permanent protections for the Great Bend of the Gila in Southwestern Arizona.
Arizona Foster Care Review Boards Rely on Volunteers to Place Children in Safe Homes
The Foster Care Review Board, a volunteer program established in 1978 under the Arizona Supreme Court, is looking for volunteers.
Families Are Taking a Hit as Pandemic Aid Ends, Inflation Continues
Forty million people in the U.S. are having difficulty affording household expenses, and a little more than 25 million people say they sometimes or often do not have enough to eat, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s most recent Household Pulse survey data.
Arizonans Spent More Than $1.4 Billion on Marijuana in 2022, Driven by Recreational Sales
Total Arizona marijuana sales in 2022 mirrored the total from 2021, the first year of the legal adult use market, but the paths that each year reached $1.4 billion in sales were strikingly different.
Lawmakers Seek To Resolve Teacher Shortage via Pay Raises and Health Insurance Benefits
Lawmakers are hoping to convince teachers to stay in Arizona with a $10,000 pay raise, but the proposal comes with caveats that opponents say renders it purely performative.
AZ’s Blood Supply Drops to Lowest Level in a Year
Vitalant is encouraging Arizonans of all blood types to donate blood, especially universal donors, those with the O-blood type.
Arizona Country Music Singer is a Star on the Rise
Country singer Avery Anna, an 18-year-old from Arizona, has been performing all over the country since the release of her first EP titled “mood swings.”
Four Award Winning Breweries to Check Out in Arizona
Arizona was late to the craft beer scene, but is now home to a bustling craft brewing community with local breweries medaling in world class competitions regularly.
The Grand Canyon State’s Most Popular Scary Films
Arizona’s most popular horror movie would be “Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon’ which came out in 2006 with a Rotten Tomatoes score of 76% and an audience score of 75%.