Business and Economics

County Fires Up Debate Over New Tobacco Sales Measure

Feb 20, 2019 The ordinance would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21, including vaping products.

Super Bowl a Touchdown for Mexican Avocados

Feb 19, 2019 For many Americans, the big game isn't complete without guacamole, and Mexican exporters know it.

Data Breach Hits Restaurants, Hotels Across Arizona

Feb 19, 2019 The affected businesses are located in several cities, including metropolitan Phoenix, Flagstaff, Tucson and Yuma.

US Investigation Into Mexican Tomatoes Could Hurt Imports, Industry Rep Says

Feb 11, 2019 A Commerce Department decision means an investigation into tomato dumping will resume in May.

Pima County Supervisors Approve Sale of $25M in Road Bonds

Feb 7, 2019 The bond plan is earmarked to fund voter-approved roadway improvement projects.

Tucson Restaurant Legacies

Feb 6, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How national civility is being re-invigorated 8 years after a Tucson tragedy; how Tucson was once a stand-in for Las Vegas; and Adiba Nelson considers the many special kinds of "Black Love".

UA Student Financial Aid Applications Proceed In Spite of Shutdown

Feb 4, 2019 Some students may have believed the shutdown held up FAFSA progress.

Legislature Passes Tax Changes to Align With Federal Code

Feb 1, 2019 The bill passed along party lines, with only Republicans voting for the measure.

VW Doles Out Last of Settlement Owed to Arizona Consumers

Feb 1, 2019 The checks, each worth $1,000, are part of a $40 million settlement reached in May 2018.

Canada is Arizona's Largest International Employer, Diplomat Highlights

Jan 31, 2019 There are more than 350 Canadian companies doing business in Arizona.

Tourist Office: Tucson Hotel Industry Booming

Jan 31, 2019 Revenue hit $415 million in 2018, marking the 6th consecutive year of revenue growth in Tucson.

Food Bank Helping Unpaid Federal Workers

Jan 24, 2019 Federal prison, FAA and TSA employees receive food during shutdown.

Budget Plan Includes Funding for Nogales Cold Inspection Facility

Jan 22, 2019 The facility could extend the produce import season into the summer months.

Tucson Metro Chamber on Factors Impacting Growth in Region

Jan 18, 2019 A discussion with President and CEO Amber Smith.

Utilities Offer Help to Unpaid Federal Workers

Jan 17, 2019 TEP and Southwest Gas will cancel late fees and disconnections.

Shutdown Hampers Tucson Brewery's Plans to Grow

Jan 14, 2019 Loan processing and exportation are on hold according to Borderlands Brewing, putting financial pressure on the small business.

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