Business and Economics

AAA: Nearly 1 Million Arizonans Will Travel Thanksgiving Weekend

Nov 21, 2017 Many travelers will drive, but an increasing number are flying to their destination.

1 More Flight for Tucson Airport: Overnight to Charlotte, NC

Nov 20, 2017 New daily flight will begin Feb. 16. Airport officials tout connectivity to the East Coast.

Tucson Housing Market Cools as Holidays Approach

Nov 20, 2017 Low inventory continues to be a problem, also affecting Tucson's rental market.

October Jobs Report Shows Growth in Arizona, Losses in Tucson

Nov 16, 2017 Jobless rate for Arizona dropped to its lowest point in a decade, while Tucson shed jobs.

Tucson Airport Adding Route to Austin

Nov 15, 2017 New route connects city to another of the region's tech hubs.

NAFTA Talks Resume, Deadline Fast Approaching

Nov 15, 2017 Trade representatives are racing to meet a March deadline, as elections threaten further delay.

More Turkeys This Season Means a Cheaper Thanksgiving Meal

Nov 14, 2017 The cost of a meal with all the trimmings in Arizona is around $40.

McSally Asks Tucson Businesses for Input on Tax Reform

Nov 13, 2017 Congresswoman says she supports a 25 percent tax rate for small businesses.

Elections Endanger Arizona-Sonora 'Marriage'

Nov 8, 2017 Experts question the potential continuity and stability of growing trade ties within the Sonora 'megaregion.'

Mandatory or Voluntary, Bisbee Community to Keep Bag Ban Alive

Nov 7, 2017 Shop owners and residents would prefer not to fight the state in court over mandatory ban.

Hydra, Iconic Downtown Tucson Business, Is Shutting Down

Nov 6, 2017 The store opened on Congress Street more than 20 years ago and was known for creative window displays.

Episode 340: Southern Arizona Settles in For Warm, Dry Winter

Nov 3, 2017 A look at the effect of the climate on wildlife and communities.

Rob Paulsen: What Doing Voices for Cartoons is Really Like

Nov 3, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How Arizona sales taxes are implemented; an interview with musician A.J. Croce; and the harmonious bond between a Tucson man and his pet canary.

Facing Loss of State Funding, Bisbee to Roll Back Bag Ban

Oct 31, 2017 Version of resolution being drafted would make the ban voluntary, but reserve the city's right to challenge the state in court.

New TSA Policies Could Mean Longer Waits During Busy Season at Tucson Airport

Oct 30, 2017 Airport officials advise arriving at least 90 minutes before flights while staff adjust to new policies and the increase in travelers.

Private Prisons Pushing Rural Counties Into Financial Hole, Officials Say

Oct 30, 2017 Counties want governor to stop favoring private prisons over rural county jails.

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