Business and Economics

Arizona Attorney General, Cochise County residents raise concerns about Kroger and Albertsons merger

Jul 27, 2023 The merger agreement is set to be completed in early 2024

The "Barbenheimer" Experience Arrives in Tucson

Jul 25, 2023 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Using a natural desert resource in a new way; and ""Chasing the Ghost Bear: On the Trail of America’s Lost Super Beast".

Arizona tourism reaches highs since pandemic

Jul 18, 2023 Funding generated by the tourism industry in Arizona continues to increase, reaching nearly pre-pandemic levels.

Cities looking to increase employee wages in budgets for new fiscal year

Jul 14, 2023 The goal is to make salaries more competitive and help retain employees

Cochise College food pantry gets $30,000 grant

Jul 3, 2023 The funds will be used in-part to add cooking and nutrition workshops for students

City of Phoenix to stop funding Mesa airport operation next year

Jul 1, 2023 Officials have issued notice to the CEO and board of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority, which owns and operates the airport, that Phoenix will cease its membership on June 30, 2024.

The Buzz: Revitalizing San Manuel

Jun 23, 2023 Residents want to keep the former company town going, and are looking to build community and bring in jobs.

Trade between Arizona, Mexico well above pre-pandemic levels

Jun 20, 2023 A new University of Arizona reports shows many economic indicators between Arizona and Mexico are up, including exports, imports and and northbound border crossings.

Cochise County holds county-wide food drive

Jun 13, 2023 The food drive will run from June 18-25

The Buzz: An economic update for Southern Arizona and beyond

Jun 9, 2023 Economists say they see some slowing ahead for the area's economy, but belay worries of a recession

The Buzz: Getting to Know Oracle

May 26, 2023 Our new summer series makes its first stop just across the Pima/Pinal county line.

It’s summer and Arizona gas prices sizzle to third-highest in country

May 13, 2023 Arizona prices trail only California and Hawaii according to AAA.

More people crossing border at Cochise County ports

May 10, 2023 Cross-border traffic rebounded after the pandemic.

Value of trade at Cochise ports drops

May 8, 2023 More than $1 billion dollars in goods still came across.

Waymo robotaxis make more inroads in Phoenix, San Francisco

May 4, 2023 Self-driving car pioneer Waymo has announced its robotaxis will be able to carry passengers through most of the Phoenix area for the first time.

UA graduate programs ranked among nation's best

Apr 26, 2023 Management Information and Geosciences were singled out in top college survey.

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