Business and Economics

Next Round of NAFTA Negotiations Approaching

Jan 22, 2018 Round six of NAFTA negotiations begins with Trump threatening to pull out.

Exploring the Beauty of the Natural World with Poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Jan 19, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How federal tax cuts will be felt in Arizona; and essayist Adiba Nelson considers the challenge of blending a family.

Arizona Unemployment Ends Year Above National Average

Jan 19, 2018 The state also added to its labor force over the year.

Is Renting a House in Tucson Cheaper Than Buying One?

Jan 18, 2018 Increasing home prices and decreasing rents may be caused by investors seeking rental properties.

What Happened to Edible Baja Arizona?

Jan 12, 2018 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Differing opinions on how money should be spent at the border; Indigenous Voices presents spiritual elder Mona Polacca; and paying attention to Gila woodpeckers.

Seller's Market Continues in Tucson, Skips Holiday Dip

Jan 11, 2018 Real estate experts forecast 2017 trends will continue into 2018.

Tougher Federal Rules Create Turmoil for Medical Marijuana Growers

Jan 5, 2018 Change to enforcement priorities has created turmoil in the state's $360 million medical pot industry.

Arizona Bowl Organizers Forecast Economic Touchdown for Tucson

Jan 4, 2018 Planners predict $31 million impact from game, associated events.

Cochise County Adopts Electronic Version of Food Aid Program

Jan 3, 2018 The Women, Infants and Children program distributes aid to qualifying families.

Grants Recognize Southern Arizona's Cultural Vitality

Dec 29, 2017 Thirty-one non-profits receive grants from the Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona.

Community Foundation Campus to Serve as Home Base for Tucson Nonprofits

Dec 27, 2017 Goal is to encourage collaboration and learning.

Arizona's Minimum Wage Going Up Jan 1

Dec 27, 2017 The raise means more than $1,000 more a year for full-time workers.

Tucson Economy Ready to Grow Behind Manufacturing Sector

Dec 26, 2017 Good economic times come as federal spending begins to increase again.

Miracle Mile Recognized on National Register of Historic Places

Dec 22, 2017 Retro hotels and neon signs recall a bygone era.

Jobs Report Shows Growth in Tucson, State

Dec 21, 2017 Previously discouraged workers are returning to the labor force.

2 Routes Run Through Avra Valley in Report on Proposed Interstate

Dec 20, 2017 The department has identified 2,000-foot corridors that ADOT considers possibilities for proposed highway.

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