Business and Economics

Navajo Nation Company Ends Bid to Buy Power Plant, Mine

Mar 22, 2019 Negotiations with the Navajo Generating Station owners came to a halt over who would be responsible for cleanup.

Tucson City Council Votes to Take E-Scooters for a Spin

Mar 20, 2019 A dockless electric scooter pilot program was approved to start later this summer.

Mexico's Efforts to Boost Border Economy Could Also Benefit Arizona

Mar 17, 2019 Shoppers from Mexico spend billions in Arizona annually.

Senate Committee Approves $20M for Pinal Wells

Mar 15, 2019 The proposal was revived after being killed in the House.

Wildflowers Show Off Their Colors Around Arizona

Mar 8, 2019 Fall and winter rains provided a necessary resource for brilliant blooms.

Proposed 'Sonoran Corridor' Freeway Down to 3 Alternatives

Mar 7, 2019 While project is years from being realized, the state is asking for input on possible routes.

Volunteers Offer Tax Help as Filing Deadline Nears

Mar 4, 2019 Preparers report disappointment in some of the changes brought about by tax reform.

A Change At The Top for World View

Mar 1, 2019 The balloon-launch company has replaced CEO Jane Poynter.

Gem Show Continues to Grow, Says Tourism Group

Feb 28, 2019 Visit Tucson says the show contributes millions to the economy and predicts those numbers will increase.

Arizona GOP Reps Move to Lower the Minimum Wage for Some

Feb 28, 2019 A bill in the House would allow students to be paid less than the state minimum wage.

County Fires Up Debate Over New Tobacco Sales Measure

Feb 20, 2019 The ordinance would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21, including vaping products.

Super Bowl a Touchdown for Mexican Avocados

Feb 19, 2019 For many Americans, the big game isn't complete without guacamole, and Mexican exporters know it.

Data Breach Hits Restaurants, Hotels Across Arizona

Feb 19, 2019 The affected businesses are located in several cities, including metropolitan Phoenix, Flagstaff, Tucson and Yuma.

US Investigation Into Mexican Tomatoes Could Hurt Imports, Industry Rep Says

Feb 11, 2019 A Commerce Department decision means an investigation into tomato dumping will resume in May.

Pima County Supervisors Approve Sale of $25M in Road Bonds

Feb 7, 2019 The bond plan is earmarked to fund voter-approved roadway improvement projects.

Tucson Restaurant Legacies

Feb 6, 2019 Also on Arizona Spotlight: How national civility is being re-invigorated 8 years after a Tucson tragedy; how Tucson was once a stand-in for Las Vegas; and Adiba Nelson considers the many special kinds of "Black Love".

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