Business and Economics

Supreme Court refuses to hear Arizona challenge to California tax law

Feb 25, 2020 The challenge came over a tax California collects from Arizona companies "doing business" in that state.

UA seniors discuss factors determining their next steps

Feb 21, 2020 Lorraine Rivera met with students in the Blue Chip Leadership program.

UA finds a third of undergrads stay in the Tucson metro area after graduation

Feb 21, 2020 A university office conducts the survey to add data to the conversation about what students do after graduating.

What’s drawing newcomers to Tucson?

Feb 21, 2020 The Tucson Metro Chamber is tracking trends behind the city's growth.

Phoenix emerging as hotspot for 2020 political activity

Feb 21, 2020 A discussion with Steve Goldstein, host of KJZZ's The Show.

Vehicle crossings at Arizona-Mexico ports fall for second year

Feb 19, 2020 While car crossings were down significantly, pedestrian crossings dropped much more modestly.

Arizona House panel OKs ban on new airport ride-hailing fees

Feb 18, 2020 The 4-3 vote fell along party lines, with majority Republicans in support.

Report: Low pay makes disability caregivers a ‘workforce in crisis’

Feb 18, 2020 The report says providers' "hands are tied" in terms of raising pay in Arizona due to state Medicaid funding rules.

Immovable objects: Asarco, striking workers at odds after four months

Feb 17, 2020 The strike, which started in October, includes more than 1,700 workers at five Asarco facilities in Texas and Southern Arizona

Arizona Republicans push tax cuts as state surplus soars

Feb 13, 2020 Minority Democrats are opposed to most of the measures, which include cuts to property and income taxes.

Rio Nuevo starts prepping lawsuit against Tucson Gem Show site developer

Feb 6, 2020 Allan Norville has until Sept. 2020 to start construction on a permanent home for the Tucson Gem Show.

Group pushing title loan interest cap pulls plug on effort

Feb 4, 2020 The group says it won't move ahead due to a state law making it easier to challenge petitions.

Pima County sees growing demand for affordable housing

Jan 31, 2020 A county official discusses factors that contribute to a lack of access.

Economic impacts from Arizona’s $12 minimum wage

Jan 31, 2020 UA Eller College of Management economist Juan Pantano weighs in on its effect.

Teacher shortages, minimum wage increase straining school districts

Jan 31, 2020 A discussion with Pima County Schools Superintendent Dustin Williams.

Town of Florence assessing impact of possible prison closure

Jan 24, 2020 About 10% of the town budget is tied to the Florence State Prison.

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