Business and Economics

Arizona Lawmakers Wade Into Tomato Fight

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

Douglas, Cochise County Approve Location for New Port Of Entry

Apr 18, 2019 A new commercial port would be aimed at easing the flow of traffic and industry, as the current port serves both commercial and passenger vehicles.

Law Adds Money Management to Arizona High School Curriculum

Apr 17, 2019 Courses could cover anything from how to balance a checkbook to the consequences of debt.

Tariff on Mexican Cars Could Mean Loss for Arizona Companies

Apr 9, 2019 The UA Eller College of Management reports the auto industry is the backbone of Mexico manufacturing.

Women Entrepreneurs Present Trade Show in Nogales, Sonora

Apr 5, 2019 The program focuses on empowering women with skills to become business leaders.

Trump Backs Off Border Shutdown But Threatens Auto Tariffs

Apr 4, 2019 Trump last week tweeted that he would close the border or large swaths of it if Mexico didn't stop illegal immigration to the U.S.

Kino Sports Complex Expansion Draws National, International Attention

Apr 2, 2019 The facility is still under construction, but is already booking space for January.

Trump's Threat to Close Border Stirs Fears of Economic Harm

Apr 2, 2019 Politicians, business leaders and and economists warned of blocking cross-border trade and the movement of people.

Sen McSally Says Cross-Border Trade, Travel Should Continue

Apr 2, 2019 President Donald Trump threatened to close the border this week over immigration.

Nogales Manager: Drop in Holiday Shoppers From Mexico Not as Severe as Predicted

Mar 29, 2019 City Manager Frank Felix said concertina wire and soldiers didn't deter Christmas shoppers coming from Mexico.

Conservation Groups Sue to Block Proposed Rosemont Copper Mine

Mar 29, 2019 The groups claim the Army Corps of Engineers illegally issued a permit to the owners of the mine.

Raytheon Missile Systems Head Retiring

Mar 28, 2019 Taylor Lawrence is retiring; Wesley Kremer will be taking his place.

Low-Priced Housing Drying up in Tucson

Mar 26, 2019 Small, affordable homes are getting hard to find.

Report: New NAFTA Would Boost Arizona Industry

Mar 25, 2019 The tentative agreement would impact agricultural imports, mining and approximately 230,000 jobs in Arizona, authors said.

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.

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