Business and Economics

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.

Understanding workers’ rights in Arizona

Oct 11, 2019 What it means to be an at-will, right-to-work state.

Douglas is turning to tourism for an economic boost

Oct 11, 2019 The city is conducting tours twice a month in the community.

Market-style development could threaten historic buildings on Broadway

Oct 10, 2019 A group is calling for two buildings to be designated historic landmarks to protect them amid development.

Pence pushes new NAFTA in Green Valley

Oct 3, 2019 In a visit Thursday, the Vice President urged locals to push for passage of the USMCA agreement.

Out-of-state retailers now have to pay Arizona tax

Oct 2, 2019 Arizona joins over 40 states in taxing e-commerce as the transaction privilege tax takes effect.

Missile-maker Raytheon says it will hire 1,000 new employees in Tucson

Oct 2, 2019 The defense contractor says it has an economic impact on Arizona of $2.6 billion.

Arizona Chamber President: USMCA will pass regardless of possible impeachment

Oct 1, 2019 The business group leader expects the new North American trade agreement to be ratified despite an inquiry into the president.

ADOT widens I-10, but will it be enough?

Oct 1, 2019 The number of cars traveling between Tucson and Casa Grande could quadruple in two decades.

Without government aid, fishermen in Mexico return to endangered porpoise habitat

Sep 25, 2019 Fishermen in the Sea of Cortez say they haven't received compensation like in previous years, so they're returning to the vaquita marina's waters for shrimp season.

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