Business and Economics

Support and opposition for two mines in Southern Arizona

May 30, 2019 As the Rosemont Copper mine plans to start construction, we talk with those for and against the project.

Mexican tomato growers make new offer; florida growers unmoved

May 24, 2019 With negotiations at an apparent impasse, Southern Arizona’s massive produce import industry is on edge.

Sustaining the San Pedro River

May 16, 2019 A panel in Bisbee discusses the present and future of Southern Arizona's last large, free-flowing river.

'Bike Ranch' Proposed Across From Saguaro National Park East

May 13, 2019 The Pima County Board of Supervisors will vote later this month whether to approve the development in the park's buffer zone.

Departing Students' Stuff Headed to Tucson Thrift Stores

May 10, 2019 The Salvation Army is getting the household items UA dorm dwellers leave behind.

Waymo, Lyft Team Up in Arizona to Offer Self-Driving Car Rides

May 8, 2019 The partnership will allow Lyft users in the Phoenix area to hail one of 10 self-driving Waymo cars.

State Seeks Public Comment on Proposed New Interstate

May 7, 2019 The Arizona Department of Transportation has released its preferred route for a new interstate from the Mexican border to north of Phoenix.

Where the Deal to Replace NAFTA Stands

May 6, 2019 A discussion with Bloomberg News reporter Eric Martin on the USMCA.

Tomato Agreement Changes Impact Arizona Distributors

May 6, 2019 New duties on imported tomatoes from Mexico kick in this month.

60 Years In, Arizona-Mexico Commission Celebrates Strong Ties Across the Border

May 1, 2019 Recent political tensions don't diminish the relationship between Arizona and Mexico, a commission official says.

Proposed Arizona Highway I-11 Generates Support, Opposition

Apr 29, 2019 Some are calling a smart step toward boosting trade, while others say it's unnecessary and warn of its environmental impact.

US-Mexico Tomato Import Negotiations Latest Row In Decades-Long Fight

Apr 25, 2019 Some U.S. growers see the billions of pounds of tomatoes imported from Mexico as an existential threat.

Mexico Becomes Top US Trade Partner for the First Time

Apr 25, 2019 Trade with Mexico account for about 15 percent of all U.S. trade worldwide, surpassing both China and Canada for the first time.

Nonprofit Receives $425K to Continue Fair Housing Work

Apr 24, 2019 The Southwest Fair Housing Council says funds will be used to combat housing discrimination and educate the public about fair housing.

Report: New NAFTA Would Bring Growth, Employment Gains

Apr 22, 2019 An analysis found auto jobs would increase slightly, though vehicle costs could also rise.

Arizona Lawmakers Wade Into Tomato Fight

Apr 21, 2019 State lawmakers are defending Arizona's agriculture industry

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