Business and Economics

Food bank giving out energy-saving kits

Dec 9, 2019 TEP donated 11,000 kits with LED bulbs and water-saving gadgets for distribution at Tucson's food bank.

What’s the military’s economic impact in Arizona?

Dec 6, 2019 A 2017 study from the Maguire Company measured the military's economic output.

Sinema sponsors bill to help cover cost of family leave

Dec 5, 2019 The bill is a bipartisan proposal with White House support.

Streetcar from the airport to Tucson Mall? A federal grant could put plans in motion.

Dec 1, 2019 As the city looks to expand its transit network, it wants to prevent gentrification and displacement.

Raytheon Missile Systems president discusses growth and priorities in Tucson

Nov 22, 2019 Plus, young employees share what it's like to work at the company.

East side development renews concerns about water and growth

Nov 20, 2019 Members of the City Council say it's time for the state to pitch in with CAP water.

Korean company takes interest in Sonoran solar projects

Nov 18, 2019 The two Sonoran projects will have an estimated peak capacity of roughly 125 megawatts each.

Hopes and concerns over tourism investment in Mexico

Oct 29, 2019 The current administration has cut expenses like promotional campaigns, but officials are optimistic about growth.

What data can tell us about Southern Arizona’s economic well-being

Oct 25, 2019 The MAP Dashboard measures the Tucson metro's performance in 36 socioeconomic indicators.

McSally pushing North American trade deal

Oct 23, 2019 Senate Republicans claim the House is delaying a vote on the USMCA.

Not on board: Research shows consequences of mandating corporate gender diversity

Oct 23, 2019 Companies in California saw their stock price drop after the signing of a new law.

Asarco strike creates division, uncertainty and unity

Oct 18, 2019 Mine workers are striking for better pay and benefits.

Housing inventory decreases in Tucson while demand stays high

Oct 18, 2019 Observers say the decrease follows a nationwide trend.

Census hiring 9,000 in Pima County for its 2020 count

Oct 16, 2019 Officials are taking measures locally to avoid an undercount, which would impact government services and redistricting.

Arizona miners strike against Asarco

Oct 16, 2019 Strikers are calling for better pay and benefits.

How are NAFTA and the USMCA different?

Oct 11, 2019 An explanation from from the UA School of Government and Public Policy's Jeff Kucik.

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