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Transportation construction spending up 7.5% from June 2018 to June 2019

Construction spending on transportation structures for June 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $56.79 billion, a 7.5 percent increase from the same period a year earlier, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released on Aug. 6.

Unfilled orders of defense aircraft and parts climb 0.7 percent in April

Unfilled orders for defense aircraft and parts increased $575 million, or 0.7 percent, to $83.25 billion in April, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report before released in August.

Furniture and home furnishings wholesalers report 5 percent increase in June sales

Sales by furniture and home furnishings wholesalers in June were $8.2 billion, an increase of 5 percent from the revised May 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers report 12.7 percent increase in year-over-year May inventories

Inventories held by machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers in May were valued at $11 billion, an increase of 12.7 percent from the same period a year earlier.

Completed construction of U.S. multi-family homes in June falls over previous month

The total number of multi-family homes completed in June 2019 in the United States was 26,800, compared to 28,700 for May, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

New home sales in the West up in July 2019 compared to last year

The estimated sales of new homes in the West for the month of July 2019 was 181,000, compared to 167,000 for the same month the previous year.

Hawaii's miscellaneous tax revenues down 24.2 percent since Q1 2019

Hawaii collected $25 million in miscellaneous tax revenue during the first quarter of 2019, a 24.2 percent decrease over the previous quarter when $33 million was reported, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Quarterly Summary of State and Local Taxes.

Completed construction of single-family homes in the West in June falls over same month last year

The total number of single-family homes completed in June 2019 for the United States’ West region was 18,800, compared to 22,200 for June 2018, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Yavapai College enrolls 7,314 undergrads

At Yavapai College, 54 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 59 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

U.S. paint and wallpaper stores report $1.1 billion in sales for June

The estimated sales for paint and wallpaper stores for June 2019 was $1.1 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

Arizona collects $35.8 million in hunting and fishing license in 2017

Of the $15.3 billion in taxes collected by Arizona in 2017, 0.2 percent, or, $35.8 million, came from hunting and fishing license, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

U.S. transit and ground passenger transportation services report $1 billion in revenue for Q1 2019

Revenue for transit and ground passenger transportation services across the U.S. was $1 billion for the 1st quarter of 2019.

U.S. hardware stores report $2.4 billion in sales for June

The estimated sales for hardware stores for June 2019 was $2.4 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

Arizona Western College enrolls 7,434 undergrads

At Arizona Western College, 73 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 58 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

U.S. management, scientific and technical consulting services report little to no change in revenue from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019

Revenue for management, scientific and technical consulting services industries across the U.S. was $69 billion for the 1st quarter of 2019, a little to no change over the previous quarter.

Approximately 181,000 homes sold in the West in July 2019

The estimated sales of new homes in the West for the month of July was 181,000

Metals and non-petroleum minerals wholesalers report 0.6 percent decrease in June inventories

Inventories held by metals and non-petroleum minerals wholesalers in June were valued at $34.7 billion, a decrease of 0.6 percent from the revised May 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

$38.5 billion spent on public transportation construction in May 2019

Construction spending by the public sector on transportation structures for May 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $38.5 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

Arizona collects $230.1 million in motor vehicle license in 2018

Of the $16.3 billion in taxes collected by Arizona in 2018, 1.4 percent, or, $230.1 million, came from motor vehicle license, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

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