Business and Economics

Pima Supervisors Reject Taxes for Road Repairs, Plan to Ask Voters

Jun 20, 2018 After voting down a property and a sales tax, the board asked county staff to prepare language for a bond issue for the November ballot.

Tucson Housing Market Bounces Back But Still Short on Labor

Jun 20, 2018 Homebuyers increased by nearly 15 percent, a realtor group president says.

Ducey 'No Fan' of Tariffs, Wants NAFTA Changes

Jun 20, 2018 Arizona governor said business between Arizona and Sonora will continue.

Waymo Vehicle Involved in Mesa Crash Not in Autonomous Mode, Driver Says

Jun 18, 2018 Witnesses said a car disobeyed traffic signals and crashed into multiple vehicles.

Regents: An Arizona Degree Is Worth It, Even With Debt

Jun 18, 2018 A report says degree-holders with student debt still take home more than high school grads who don't attend college.

Arizona Chamber on Growth and Impact of New Tariffs, NAFTA Talks

Jun 15, 2018 Union Pacific also discusses investments to the region and its role in the state's trade industry

$134M in Improvements Planned for Border Highway

Jun 15, 2018 The State Route 189 project will ease truck traffic from the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales.

Business Owners Seek Federal Government Help to Drive Border Business

Jun 15, 2018 U.S. diplomat urges pushback against narratives of a dangerous Mexico.

Pima Community College Dropping Football, May Cut Golf and Tennis

Jun 14, 2018 The football program was never self-supporting, as originally hoped.

Mining Tops Sonora's Agenda at Arizona-Mexico Commission Summit

Jun 14, 2018 The commission started in the late 1950s as a way to promote economic development in the border region.

Mexico's Retaliation for US Tariffs Hits Southern-Style Whiskey

Jun 11, 2018 The iconic American spirit's price might go up as a result of trade back-and-forth between Mexico and the U.S.

CAP Walks Away From Mohave County Land Deal

Jun 11, 2018 Communities along the Colorado River had protested the deal over many months.

Flake Warns of Looming Trade War

Jun 8, 2018 The U.S. senator from Arizona is co-sponsoring a bipartisan bill to limit the president's tariff powers.

Firm Seeks to Buy Arizona's Navajo Generating Station

Jun 7, 2018 Middle River Power is the only potential buyer to emerge since the utilities that own the plant announced they would close it.

Tucson Economic Update: More Jobs, Housing Activity

Jun 6, 2018 However, tariffs and a depreciating peso are cause for concern for the Arizona economy, a UA Eller College economist says.

Waymo on Track to Launch Self-Driving Car Service in Phoenix This Year

May 31, 2018 The Phoenix deployment planned for this year will be first ride-hailing service with a fleet of fully autonomous vehicles.

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