It’s a week of economic forecasting in Arizona. On Monday, Lee McPheters of ASU’s W.P. Carey School said that 2017 should be a year of job growth for Arizona with the state’s unemployment rate dropping below 5 percent.
When Daniel Rodriguez was 7 years old, his mother brought him from Mexico to Arizona. They were fleeing violence in their hometown, and, it wasn’t until he was in high school that he found out that he was undocumented.
The governing body of Arizona’s public university system voted Friday to send a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, urging him to help protect students who were brought to the country illegally as children, known as DREAMers.
University of Arizona Professor Peter Troch said that by the year 2050, the world population is expected to reach 2 billion, and, at the same time, it is not cultivating enough soil each year to grow crops.
Before we even get to the office, most of us are battling traffic. Whether it’s on the freeways or on city streets, traffic seems to be getting worse. And the city of Phoenix is trying to do something about it.
Residents of rural areas are significantly more likely to be married and live in the state they were born than people who live in urban communities. That’s according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community survey comparing the two areas.
Women are moving up the ranks in Arizona’s farming operations. These days more women nationwide are identifying as a primary operator. That change is making an impact on how the industry does business.