Business and Economics

Mexico Lays Out Plans for $8B Oil Refinery

Dec 11, 2018 Andrés Manuel López Obrador promised during his campaign that he would bring down gas prices.

Economic Forecast: Recession Possible by 2020

Dec 10, 2018 The event saw varying degrees of optimism regarding Tucson, the nation and the possibility for recession.

Marquez Peterson Leaving Tucson Hispanic Chamber

Dec 4, 2018 After nearly a decade of leading the chamber, the recent congressional candidate is moving on.

Study: Southeastern Arizona Needs Two Ports Of Entry

Nov 30, 2018 The intended expansion will split commercial traffic away from the aging downtown port that leads to the city of Douglas.

Arizona, Phoenix Leadership to Join Mexican Presidential Inauguration

Nov 29, 2018 Delegations from the state and capital are heading to Mexico City for the inauguration of Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Saturday.

Return to Rio Bravo

Nov 28, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How the Kino Border Initiative is aiding migrant families; Tucson mystery writer bases novel around opioid addiction; and remembering filmmaker Nicolas Roeg.

House Passes Bill to Boost Cross-Border Academic Collaboration

Nov 28, 2018 The legislation encourages U.S.-Mexico academics and business.

Rillito Foundation Offers 30 Internships With UA Agriculture College

Nov 28, 2018 Students have the opportunity to gain experience in various business roles.

Study: Holiday Big Box Shopping Still Important to Consumers

Nov 23, 2018 Brick and mortar stores still hold value for the role they play in people's lives, researcher says.

Nogales Residents Feel Economic Impact of Razor Wire on Border Fence

Nov 19, 2018 Nogales city officials say they have been forced to cut holiday bonuses in half for 300 city employees.

Arizona Unemployment Rate Rises to 4.7 Percent in October

Nov 16, 2018 The labor force increased by just over 16,300, and the economy added 23,300 jobs.

Sonoran Leadership Welcomes Ducey’s Re-election

Nov 14, 2018 The governor of the Mexican state highlighted Ducey's support for the so-called Arizona-Sonora Megaregion.

Uber Says it Will Offer Rides at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

Nov 12, 2018 The UberMILITARY program matches riders with drivers who have base access.

Nurses at Two Tucson Hospitals Vote to Unionize

Nov 9, 2018 How unions function in right-to-work states like Arizona.

Study: Tomato Imports Lead to Billions Of Dollars, Thousands Of Jobs

Nov 5, 2018 Researchers found that produce grown elsewhere has a big impact on the U.S. economy.

Coffee or Mimosa? Understanding Your Ballot Over Brunch

Oct 31, 2018 A Tucson resident hosts a "Ballot Brunch" at home to explore the issues before Election Day.

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