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Mexico seeks to ensure access to COVID-19 treatment, vaccines

The foreign secretary says Mexico is negotiating with the US to ensure early access across North America as a region.

Canadian consul general discusses USMCA’s impact on Arizona-Canada relations

The new trade deal went into effect this month and replaces the 26-year-old NAFTA.

Arizona weekly unemployment claims close to a record

Claims are within a few thousand of the highest since the pandemic began.

Arizona employers received more than $7 billion in PPP loans. But what’s next?

Record case counts and the return of mandated closures threaten to erase the program’s gains.

State budget takes another COVID-19 hit

Lawmakers are watching Arizona's Medicaid enrollment numbers rise.

Rio Nuevo remains 'bullish' on downtown development despite revenue loss

The economic development district is planning for a nearly 40% loss in revenue.

Overall Arizona weekly unemployment shows slight drop

Self-employed claims dropped but regular unemployment jumped last week.

Restaurants struggling to rebound from pandemic setbacks

The industry typically generates $13 billion annually in Arizona.

Immigration advocates criticize visa restrictions under Trump executive order

While the administration says it will free up jobs for citizens, immigration experts say it will negatively affect the economy.

Pandemic shopping habits will be slow to change, says UA researcher

Practices like online shopping and curbside pickup are likely to continue past mask requirements.

Continuing unemployment claims skyrocket

The number of claims passes 2 million for the first time.

Forecasters say Arizona's budget outlook is improving

The shortfall could be significantly smaller than originally predicted, legislative analysts say.

Tucson developments forge ahead during pandemic

Construction has remained steady amid the current economic downturn.

Support for black-owned businesses a lifeline amid pandemic

As many as 40% of black-owned businesses could disappear.

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