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Trump plan to exit Paris accord riles O'Halleran, warms Gosar

Fri, Jun 2, 2017

Environment

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States will withdraw from a global agreement on emissions that “handicaps” the economy, a move that Arizona critics charged will end up harming both the economy and the environment. Trump’s long-expected announcement pulls the U.S. out of the so-called Paris climate

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Tags: Arizona, Paris Accords, climate change, Economy

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CAC joins others to offer uniform manufacturing curriculum

Thu, Feb 9, 2017

Economy

PHOENIX — Maricopa Community College District, Pima Community College District and Central Arizona College signed a charter Thursday solidifying a partnership that will create a uniform curriculum to help advanced manufacturing operations in Arizona train the future workforce. Private companies, including Boeing and Raytheon, will work with the colleges to develop

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, economy, Maricopa Community College

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Report Nonunion Workers Lose Pay As Labor Unions Lose Clout

Mon, Sep 5, 2016

Labor

WASHINGTON – The steady decline in union membership has had a ripple effect on wages of nonunion workers, costing them a potential $14 to $52 a week in pay, according to a report this week by a Washington think tank.

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Tags: Arizona, Minimum wage, Economy, Labor

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Two Choices: President Obama Sets Out His Vision for the Economy

Fri, Jun 15, 2012

President

President Obama was in Ohio June 14 to deliver the first in a series of speeches that lay out the clear choice in this election between a vision that moves us forward and creates an economy built to last, and one that would send us backward to the failed policies

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Tags: United States, U.S. President, Barack Obama, Economy, Economic Vision

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-Town has great potential but is 'dying,' council told

Thu, Sep 15, 2011

Pinal County

The popular restaurant L&B Inn, the oldest continuously-running business in Florence, at S. Main and Gressinger streets, is going out of business.

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Tags: Florence, Economy, Arizona

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-Arizona jobs could be reduced by debt-ceiling deal

Sun, Aug 7, 2011

Economy

As details emerge about Congress' eleventh-hour debt-ceiling deal, Arizonans are holding their collective breath.It's still unclear how efforts to rein in federal spending and control the nation's debt will affect the state and U.S. economies.

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Tags: Arizona, Debt Ceiling deal, U.S. economy

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-Local Leaders flock to capital

Fri, Jul 29, 2011

Pinal County

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Eloy Mayor Byron Jackson along with leaders from other rural areas participated July 18 in a four-person delegation from Arizona in attending a meeting on “First Suburbs, Sustainability, Inclusion and Economic Growth” at the White House.

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Rural Arizona, Economy

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Obama announces trade deals with India worth billions

Sat, Nov 6, 2010

Economy

MSNBC MUMBAI, India — President Barack Obama announced a host of new trade deals with India supporting tens of thousands of U.S. jobs Saturday as he began a 10-day trip through Asia on a determinedly domestic note.Intent on demonstrating his attention to the sluggish U.S. economy even while overseas, Obama also

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Tags: U.S. Economy, India, Trade deals

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Pinal County sees red for 2010 elections

Thu, Nov 4, 2010

Eloy EnterpriseBy Larry LockhartDispatch News EditorThe Republican landslide Tuesday extended to Pinal County, once a Democratic stronghold where the GOP had trouble even fielding candidates to run for county offices.But with voters taking out their frustration over the economy on incumbents in general and Democrats in particular, Pinal County tipped

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Tags: Pinal County, Democrats, Republicans, Economy, LD 23

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Dems: You may hate us, but GOP is worse

Mon, Sep 20, 2010

TriValley CentralBy Charles BabingtonAssociated Press WriterWASHINGTON — With just six weeks to avoid a possible election catastrophe, Democrats are trying to limit the damage with a closing argument that’s more plea than platform: We know you voters are furious with us, but just let us explain why the Republicans would

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Tags: Democrats, Republicans, Economy

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