Business and Economics

UA Economist: Tucson's Housing Market is Affordable

Jul 23, 2018 An Arizona 360 discussion assessing if you can afford your home.

Arizona Breaks Tourism Record in 2017, State Says

Jul 23, 2018 But federal data say tourists from Mexico dropped by nearly 10 percent.

Tucson, Hermosillo Beer Makers Work Together to Brew Up Business

Jul 19, 2018 An international "collabrew" crosses the border, expanding brewing community and tapping into a growing market for artisanal beers in the border region.

Arizona Unemployment Unchanged in June

Jul 19, 2018 Gains in construction work offset by growth in overall labor force.

Texas Company Opens Gas Stations in Northern Mexico

Jul 18, 2018 Mexico’s controversial energy reform act opened the door for U.S. companies to sell gas south of the border in recent years.

Gun Maker Bid Provides Insight Into Navajo Nation's Aspirations

Jul 18, 2018 Remington turned down the tribe's offer of $475M to $525 million.

Navajo Nation Begins Negotiations With Possible New Coal Plant Owner

Jul 17, 2018 President Russell Begaye said Monday that an agreement with New York-based Avenue Capital could be in front of lawmakers by October.

Strong Sales, Low Inventory Keep Tucson Housing Prices Growing

Jul 16, 2018 Tariffs are disincentivizing home builders, keeping inventory low in a high-demand market.

Supreme Court to Open 2018 Term with Arizona Case

Jul 10, 2018 Two former Mount Lemmon firefighters claim age discrimination.

Peso Gains Against Dollar After Mexican Elections, Defying Some Expectations

Jul 10, 2018 One analyst said a smooth democratic transition and a weakening dollar buoyed the currency's strength.

Morena Leaders: Arizona-Sonora Ties Won't Suffer, Could Change

Jul 5, 2018 The election won’t mean a new governor for Arizona’s neighbor, but it could represent changes for the cross-border relationship.

Renewable Energy Push in Sunny Arizona Draws Political Fight

Jul 5, 2018 Arizona's largest utility is fighting efforts to get the state to pull more energy from solar and wind.

TEP Exploring Possibility of Biomass Electricity

Jul 3, 2018 The company issued a request for information from the biomass industry.

Thin Profit Margins Make Rural Hospitals Vulnerable to Closure

Jun 29, 2018 A discussion with UA Center for Rural Health Director Daniel Derksen.

Arizona Company Using Solar Tech to Create Drinking Water

Jun 29, 2018 A UA researcher also describes other ways potable water is being generated.

Vail Unified Asks Voters to Approve $61.3 Million Bond For More Schools

Jun 28, 2018 Superintendent says some schools are at capacity, others are near.

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