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WASHINGTON - Arizona's unemployment rate plummeted last month to almost pre-pandemic levels, falling from 10.7% in July to 5.9% in August, and dropping below the national average, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
WASHINGTON - Gila River Indian Community Gov. Stephen Roe Lewis told a House panel Thursday that an accurate Census count could be a "matter of life and death" for tribal communities.
WASHINGTON - Arizona had the highest rate of "housing loss" in the nation, according to a new national study, and that was before what experts called a “tsunami of evictions” that is expected to hit this fall.
WASHINGTON - A federal judge has temporarily blocked a Census Bureau plan to end its counting a month earlier than planned, ruling in a suit joined last week by the Navajo Nation and Gila River Indian Community.
WASHINGTON - As tens of thousands gathered in Washington Friday for the "Get Your Knee Off Our Necks" anti-racism rally, organizers in Phoenix were preparing for their own "solidarity march" to protect police violence and recommit to Martin Luther King's ideals.
WASHINGTON - Spoiled medication and missing rent checks are among the problems that Arizonans have seen as a result of recent postal system changes, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said during a committee grilling of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, who defended his actions.