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Supreme Court refuses to hear Arizona challenge to California tax law

The challenge came over a tax California collects from Arizona companies "doing business" in that state.

UA seniors discuss factors determining their next steps

Lorraine Rivera met with students in the Blue Chip Leadership program.

UA finds a third of undergrads stay in the Tucson metro area after graduation

A university office conducts the survey to add data to the conversation about what students do after graduating.

What’s drawing newcomers to Tucson?

The Tucson Metro Chamber is tracking trends behind the city's growth.

Phoenix emerging as hotspot for 2020 political activity

A discussion with Steve Goldstein, host of KJZZ's The Show.

Vehicle crossings at Arizona-Mexico ports fall for second year

While car crossings were down significantly, pedestrian crossings dropped much more modestly.

Arizona House panel OKs ban on new airport ride-hailing fees

The 4-3 vote fell along party lines, with majority Republicans in support.

Report: Low pay makes disability caregivers a ‘workforce in crisis’

The report says providers' "hands are tied" in terms of raising pay in Arizona due to state Medicaid funding rules.

Immovable objects: Asarco, striking workers at odds after four months

The strike, which started in October, includes more than 1,700 workers at five Asarco facilities in Texas and Southern Arizona

Arizona Republicans push tax cuts as state surplus soars

Minority Democrats are opposed to most of the measures, which include cuts to property and income taxes.

Rio Nuevo starts prepping lawsuit against Tucson Gem Show site developer

Allan Norville has until Sept. 2020 to start construction on a permanent home for the Tucson Gem Show.

Group pushing title loan interest cap pulls plug on effort

The group says it won't move ahead due to a state law making it easier to challenge petitions.

Pima County sees growing demand for affordable housing

A county official discusses factors that contribute to a lack of access.

Economic impacts from Arizona’s $12 minimum wage

UA Eller College of Management economist Juan Pantano weighs in on its effect.

Teacher shortages, minimum wage increase straining school districts

A discussion with Pima County Schools Superintendent Dustin Williams.

Town of Florence assessing impact of possible prison closure

About 10% of the town budget is tied to the Florence State Prison.

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