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Residents and visitors to Alaska paid $1.6 billion in taxes in 2018

Alaska collected $1.6 billion in taxes in 2018, a 38.1 percent increase from the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Paper and paper products wholesalers report 0.1 percent increase in June inventories

Inventories held by paper and paper products wholesalers in June were valued at $9.5 billion, an increase of 0.1 percent from the revised May 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

U.S. supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores report $55.6 billion in sales for June

The estimated sales for supermarkets and other grocery (except convenience) stores for June 2019 was $55.6 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

Tucson non-farm payroll employees increase by 1.6% since last year

The number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of April in the Tucson metropolitan statistical area was 389,400, a 1.6 percent increase over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Residents and visitors to Alabama paid $11.1 billion in taxes in 2018

Alabama collected $11.1 billion in taxes in 2018, a 6.1 percent increase from the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

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

The total number of single-family homes started in June 2019 for the United States’ West region was 20,800, compared to 21,800 for June 2018, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

U.S. beer, wine and liquor stores report $5 billion in sales for June

The estimated sales for beer, wine and liquor stores for June 2019 was $5 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's Advance Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services Survey.

VA provides 4.9% less Purchase Loans in Arizona in Q2 vs. Q1 2019

The number of VA Purchase Loans for Arizona in the second quarter of fiscal year 2019 was 2,985, and totaled $786.4 million, according to figures provided by the Veterans Affairs Home Loans Index.

Arizona collects $31.1 million in motor vehicle operators license in 2017

Of the $15.3 billion in taxes collected by Arizona in 2017, 0.2 percent, or, $31.1 million, came from motor vehicle operators license, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections (STC).

Construction started on U.S. multi-family homes in June falls over previous month

The total number of multi-family homes started in June 2019 in the United States was 33,200, compared to 40,500 for May, according to figures released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

U.S. travel arrangement and reservation services report $12.5 billion in revenue for Q1 2019

Revenue for travel arrangement and reservation services across the U.S. was $12.5 billion for the 1st quarter of 2019.

Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers report $40.8 billion in June sales

Sales by motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers in June 2019 were $40.8 billion.

Sewage and waste disposal construction spending up 18.7% from June 2018 to June 2019

Construction spending on sewage and waste disposal structures for June 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $26.76 billion, a 18.7 percent increase from the same period a year earlier, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released on Aug. 6.

Empire Beauty School-Avondale enrolls 162 undergrads

At Empire Beauty School-Avondale, 65 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 91 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Miscellaneous durable goods wholesalers report 0.1 percent decrease in June inventories

Inventories held by miscellaneous durable goods wholesalers in June were valued at $30.9 billion, a decrease of 0.1 percent from the revised May 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Avalon School of Cosmetology-Phoenix enrolls 330 undergrads

At Avalon School of Cosmetology-Phoenix, 64 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 95 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Illinois' miscellaneous tax revenues down 7.4 percent since Q1 2019

Illinois collected $126 million in miscellaneous tax revenue during the first quarter of 2019, a 7.4 percent decrease over the previous quarter when $136 million was reported, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Quarterly Summary of State and Local Taxes.

Unfilled orders of furniture and related products fall 1 percent in April

Unfilled orders for furniture and related products decreased $88 million, or 1 percent, to $8.54 billion in April, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report before released in August.

Professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers report 0.9 percent increase in June sales

Sales by professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers in June were $43.7 billion, an increase of 0.9 percent from the revised May 2019 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

$324.1 billion spent on public construction in June 2019

Total construction spending by the public sector for June 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $324.1 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

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