Business and Economics

Leaders from Arizona and Sonora meet to strengthen political and economic bonds

Aug 23, 2019 The officials discussed trade, tourism and development at the annual "megaregion" meeting.

Tucson educators bringing experience in STEM industry to classrooms

Aug 16, 2019 The UA-generated fellowship placed teachers in Arizona technology and medical companies for the summer.

Gentrification and changing neighborhoods in Tucson

Aug 1, 2019 We continue our housing series with a live community discussion.

'Ghost sign' revealed as Flycatcher is demolished

Jul 23, 2019 The decades-old sign advertises a photography studio.

Arizona organization offers help to boost rural economies

Jul 19, 2019 A discussion with Liza Noland, director of rural programs for Local First Arizona.

Remittances to Mexico break monthly record In May

Jul 8, 2019 Mexicans abroad sent $3.2 million to their home country, 1.5% more than the previous year.

Mexican tomato imports still up after duties were imposed

Jul 5, 2019 Import weights in Nogales have increased year-over-year for two months in a row, though opponents warn higher prices are yet to come.

Addressing Tucson's housing challenges

Jun 28, 2019 Three local housing groups discuss today's housing challenges and ideas to help solve them.

Arizona, Sonora ink nonbinding deal to draw more filmmakers

Jun 27, 2019 Officials hope the region will compete with other world film destinations.

World Refugee Day in Tucson

Jun 26, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The youth photography program, Parks in Focus. And The Southwest Fair Housing Council observes the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.

Mexico invests in trees in El Salvador to fight migration crisis

Jun 24, 2019 The strategy involves creating new employment opportunities in Central American countries.

Affordable Tucson homes in short supply

Jun 24, 2019 Condo and townhome buyers have seen prices spike.

Pima Community College to offer self-driving truck courses

Jun 14, 2019 Those completing the course may get priority for TuSimple autonomous vehicle jobs.

Sigh of relief for border businesses after Mexico tariff threat

Jun 10, 2019 Last year, $14.5 billion in imports from Mexico passed through the Nogales commercial port alone.

Economist: Tariffs ineffective as a political strategy

Jun 7, 2019 A discussion with UA economist George Hammond.

Arizona Chamber of Commerce speaks out against Mexican tariff threat

Jun 7, 2019 The group says Arizona consumers could see expenses go up.

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