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Gyms, theaters, bars can begin to reopen as coronavirus cases decline

The state health department released benchmarks for eventual business reopening.

State unsure what to do with president’s unemployment order

How and when the money will be available in Arizona is a question.

UA will start furloughs Monday, despite pushback

President Robbins said other cost-cutting measures will be explored to deal with a potential $250 million deficit.

UA President Robbins says he doesn’t oppose a faculty union

Robbins said he is "all for it" after a campus coalition announced it plans to form a union.

DES: State investigating hundreds of thousands of fraudulent unemployment claims

A new anti-fraud procedure led to a major drop in state unemployment numbers.

Agency: Anti-fraud measures lead to drop in Arizona unemployment numbers

The state says fraudulent activity in a benefit program for the self-employed was driving numbers up.

As pandemic drags on, Sonoran businesses face tough choices

Critics say government at all levels should be doing more to aid businesses and workers during the crisis.

UA group critical of university's pandemic response wants a union

A group of faculty, staff and graduate students say it is time to push back against the administration.

Ducey says the state's not responsible for covering loss of federal unemployment help

The federal benefit is set to expire this week, and Ducey says it's up to Congress to act.

Pandemic, economic downturn have yet to stop downtown Tucson development

Developers are putting their money on the appeal of dense urban living outlasting the pandemic.

Arizona unemployment continues to rise

First-time claims neared 300,000 in a week.

Planned furloughs of USCIS workers delayed

Furloughs have been rescheduled for the end of August unless emergency funding gets approved, a union steward said.

Arizonans facing drop in unemployment benefits with expiration of federal dollars

A discussion with KJZZ Radio's Katherine Davis-Young.

Weekly Arizona unemployment numbers set another record

First-time and continuing claims maintain their climb in Arizona.

Tucson mayor and City Council approve city budget, leaving police funding nearly flat

During the public hearing the majority of the speakers asked the council to defund the police and use the money for social services.

Loss of federal unemployment dollars will hurt Arizona economy

The federal benefits will run out this month if not renewed.

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