Business and Economics

Gov. Ducey Signs Bill Allowing Industrial Hemp

May 14, 2018 Growers, harvesters, processors and transporters will be required to get a license.

Rothschild: Prepped Industrial Space Entices Employers to Tucson

May 14, 2018 Tucson's mayor said making sure vacant land is ready for industry helps attract jobs.

Raytheon Opens New Buildings in Latest Expansion

May 10, 2018 Research and development facility will employ 2,000 new workers.

US-Mexico Nuclear Agreement Could Benefit Arizona

May 9, 2018 The agreement, yet to be ratified, would give Mexico access to U.S. clean energy or nuclear tech.

County Considering Buying Bowling Alley

May 8, 2018 Golden Pin Lanes on the northwest side would be turned into a space to house a variety of county health and community service agencies.

How Are Teachers Paid? A Discussion of School Funding With Former Supe

May 7, 2018 John Pedicone says the education debate is about much more than teacher salaries.

Ducey Defends No-Tax Budget Growth of Teacher Pay Raise Plan

May 7, 2018 Meanwhile, educators push initiative to raise taxes on those with high incomes.

UA, Banner Get Record $60M Grant in Nationwide Health Study

May 4, 2018 "All Of Us" research program through the NIH to study the health of 1 million Americans.

City Receives $300K EPA Grant for Soil Studies on 12th Ave

Apr 30, 2018 Money comes from the agency's Brownfields program.

Hermosillo Town Hall Brings Cross-Border Biz and Government Together

Apr 26, 2018 The meeting in Sonora is aimed at increasing trade across the international line.

Sonora Mulls Inviting Private Sector Aboard to Finish Rocky Point Dock

Apr 24, 2018 A public-private partnership could speed up a long-stalled process.

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.

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