Business and Economics

Meeting to Test Waters for Basing F-35s in Tucson

Apr 20, 2018 Opponents say the jet's noise would undermine the Tucson lifestyle.

Hospitals in Tucson, Southwest Looking to Lure Patients from Mexico

Apr 20, 2018 A tourism group and hospitals in the Southwest are investing in ways to attract patients and facilitate care.

Unemployment Down In Tucson, Steady Statewide, Report Says

Apr 19, 2018 Over the year, construction and mining are the fastest-growing sectors in the local market.

Tucson Real Estate Figures Show Springtime Momentum

Apr 18, 2018 Numbers indicate strong seller's market continuing into summer

Saguaro National Park To Raise Entrance Fees

Apr 16, 2018 All rates go up $5 on January 1st.

Pima County Supe Talks Education Funding Amid Protests Over Teacher Pay

Apr 16, 2018 Superintendent of Schools Dustin Williams explains why more funding is necessary.

Are "Dark Skies" Good for Tucson?

Apr 12, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Democratic candidates for governor talk education funding; Michael F. Blake on "The Cowboy President", and a backstage visit with "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

Pima Community College, Employees to Meet Over Layoffs

Apr 12, 2018 State spending limits mean more than 60 positions need to be cut, spokesperson says.

Airport Authority's Economic Impact Estimated at $7.4 Billion a Year

Apr 6, 2018 Most recent estimate shows nearly 50 percent increase in economic impact in the past five years.

Report: Pima County Has Highest Property Tax Rate in Arizona

Apr 5, 2018 While the rate is highest in the state, it is below the national average.

Tucson Teachers Demand Better Pay During Downtown March

Apr 4, 2018 Hundreds marched from two schools and plan weekly demonstrations to get lawmakers' attention.

Bill to Extend Rio Nuevo Passes Arizona Senate

Mar 29, 2018 The bill would maintain the special taxation district through 2035.

Money and Politics: What Do the Donations Buy?

Mar 29, 2018 A small screenprinting business keeps afloat with orders from candidates and other political causes.

I-10 Widening Project to Begin Next Week

Mar 28, 2018 Freeway will go to six lanes from Casa Grande To Tucson

Gov. Ducey Suspends Uber From Autonomous Testing

Mar 27, 2018 The move comes in the wake of a pedestrian fatality in Tempe last week.

UA Economist: Arizona Industries Could be Vulnerable to Retaliatory Tariffs

Mar 26, 2018 Eller professor explains what impact new tariffs have on the state's economy.

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