Business and Economics

As gigs get canceled, fundraiser aims to help keep Tucson musicians afloat

Mar 17, 2020 Performers are losing income as the city's venues cancel events or go dark to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.

Ducey recommends Arizonans avoid going out: 'Our advice is don't'

Mar 17, 2020 The governor's response to the novel coronavirus does not go as far as other states.

"Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale"

Mar 11, 2020 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson shares an open love letter to all women, everywhere; and how UA scientists are understanding climate change through research in the Southern Ocean.

Pima County resident diagnosed with 'presumptive' COVID-19

Mar 9, 2020 The person traveled to an area with community spread of the new coronavirus, according to a release.

CBP moving to new airport location to streamline operations

Mar 6, 2020 The airport authority announced a $1.8 million plan to renovate the airport’s old executive terminal for CBP use.

Clean energy produced on Navajo land could help power Los Angeles

Mar 5, 2020 With the recent closure of the Navajo Generating Station, Navajo leaders are looking to jump start the tribal economy by partnering with Los Angeles.

Groups say development incentives are gentrifying Tucson

Mar 4, 2020 Activists say GPLET agreements drive up rents. The reality is more complicated.

Supreme Court refuses to hear Arizona challenge to California tax law

Feb 25, 2020 The challenge came over a tax California collects from Arizona companies "doing business" in that state.

UA seniors discuss factors determining their next steps

Feb 21, 2020 Lorraine Rivera met with students in the Blue Chip Leadership program.

UA finds a third of undergrads stay in the Tucson metro area after graduation

Feb 21, 2020 A university office conducts the survey to add data to the conversation about what students do after graduating.

What’s drawing newcomers to Tucson?

Feb 21, 2020 The Tucson Metro Chamber is tracking trends behind the city's growth.

Phoenix emerging as hotspot for 2020 political activity

Feb 21, 2020 A discussion with Steve Goldstein, host of KJZZ's The Show.

Vehicle crossings at Arizona-Mexico ports fall for second year

Feb 19, 2020 While car crossings were down significantly, pedestrian crossings dropped much more modestly.

Arizona House panel OKs ban on new airport ride-hailing fees

Feb 18, 2020 The 4-3 vote fell along party lines, with majority Republicans in support.

Report: Low pay makes disability caregivers a ‘workforce in crisis’

Feb 18, 2020 The report says providers' "hands are tied" in terms of raising pay in Arizona due to state Medicaid funding rules.

Immovable objects: Asarco, striking workers at odds after four months

Feb 17, 2020 The strike, which started in October, includes more than 1,700 workers at five Asarco facilities in Texas and Southern Arizona

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