Arizona’s unemployment rate fell to 3.3% in March, the lowest rate in almost a half-century, according to numbers released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The White House said Arizona was one of 17 states whose jobless rates hit “historic lows” in March, as the U.S. economy claws its way back from the pandemic.
Inflation is starting to look like that unexpected — and unwanted — houseguest who just won’t leave. For months, many economists had sounded a reassuring message that a spike in consumer prices, something that had been missing in action in the U.S. for a generation, wouldn’t stay long. It would prove “transitory,” in the soothing
Governor Doug Ducey announced $101.1 million in federal American Rescue Plan funding to launch the Visit Arizona Initiative, a bold program designed to increase visitation and tourism spending in Arizona, bolster job creation and accelerate economic recovery. “Tourism is essential for Arizona’s booming economy and job growth,” said Governor Ducey. “When visitors from across the
Arizona gas prices have risen 7.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.04/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,269 stations in Arizona. Gas prices in Arizona are 56.5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 45.4 cents per gallon higher than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price
GasBuddy, the travel and navigation app used by more North American drivers to save money on gas, predicts today that 2021 may feature a sharp rally in gas prices by year end, warning that the national average could rise to as high as $3 per gallon should the nation broadly recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.