Business and Economics

Report: More Than 100 Arizona Charter Schools Could Close

Jan 10, 2019 Excessive debt and other financial troubles will lead to the closures, according to the Grand Canyon Institute.

Arizona to Receive Settlement From Neiman Marcus Over Data Breach

Jan 9, 2019 Multiple states are receiving money after credit and debit cards had been compromised via the retailer.

Mexican Drivers Near the Border Still Paying More for Gas

Jan 9, 2019 The new president promised lower gas prices in the border region, but the cost is still cheaper on the U.S. side.

New Tucson Hispanic Chamber Leader on 2019 Priorities

Jan 7, 2019 A discussion with President and CEO Lydia Aranda.

Shutdown Means No E-Verify for Arizona Hospitality Industry

Jan 4, 2019 The break in the system to verify someone can legally work in the U.S. comes at the start of the peak season.

'Roma' Film Spotlights Plight Of Mexico’s Domestic Workers

Jan 3, 2019 Labor advocates in Mexico are using the movie to push for improved conditions for real-life domestic workers.

Sonora Looks to Gain From New NAFTA Car Parts Rules

Dec 21, 2018 No made-in-Sonora parts are being used, but that could soon change.

State Funding Aims to Reduce Evictions in Pima County

Dec 21, 2018 A Department of Housing grant targets the county's "hardest hit" areas to help people stay in their houses when facing financial distress.

Mexican Minimum Wage Along Border Set to Double Next Year

Dec 20, 2018 The increase, which goes into effect Jan. 1, is one of a number of campaign promises made by the new president.

US to Invest $10.6B to Address Migration From Mexico, Central America

Dec 19, 2018 The money is said to be targeted at root causes of migration by investing in development those countries.

Things People Leave Behind: Forgotten Valuables Up for Auction

Dec 13, 2018 Items up for bid include gold, silver, and collectibles left in safe deposit boxes.

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.

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