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Arizona Economy Bouncing Back, But Still Has Some Baggage

Under the Biden administration, parts of Arizona’s economy are reviving in a recovery effort that George Hammond, director of the Economic and Business Research Center at the University of Arizona, describes as “strong but uneven.”

The Mexican Gray Wolf Population in Arizona

Near the end of May, 11 captive-born Mexican wolf pups were placed into wild dens across Arizona and New Mexico to be raised by surrogate parents in order to bring genetic diversity to the Mexican gray wolf population.

First Birth Rate Increase for Arizona in Seven Years

Experts who had estimated that the last year would see a heavy decline in birth rates due mainly to the difficulties created by the COVID-19 pandemic, were instead stumped by data showing an increase – the first in seven years for our state.