Business and Economics

Low Staffing Levels at Arizona Prisons Could Lead to Big Fines

Aug 9, 2017 The state's for-profit contractor is simply paying fines rather than fully staffing health care positions in prisons, a judge says.

Remittances to Mexico Continue Growth to Record High

Aug 9, 2017 Migrants sent almost $14 billion to Mexico in the first half of the year.

Tucson Airport Loses Lone Mexico Flight

Aug 1, 2017 Aeromar service discontinued Monday. Problem was not a lack of passengers.

Episode 148: Companies Sign on for Planned Sahuarita Tech Center

Jul 28, 2017 Plus: Startup Tucson shifts direction after loss of funding to mentor entrepreneurs.

Mexico City Dispatches NAFTA Negotiator to the Border

Jul 28, 2017 Trade official says Trump administration can't afford to alienate Mexico as a trade partner.

Permits To Build New Homes in Tucson Flat to Start 2017

Jul 28, 2017 First half of the year continues multi-year trend.

Study: Southern Arizonans Lack Financial Stabiliity

Jul 25, 2017 Many around the state could not live off savings at the poverty level for three months.

Flake: Upgrade, Don't Get Rid of, NAFTA

Jul 25, 2017 The senator took to the floor to relay trade messages from Arizona.

Center Gets Grant to Help Find Jobs for Homeless Vets

Jul 24, 2017 Program supports homeless veterans in search of jobs or career training.

June Brings Seasonal Job Losses to Tucson, State

Jul 20, 2017 Summer means routine losses in the education and hospitality industries.

Federal Cuts Hit Tucson Business-Incubator Program

Jul 20, 2017 Startup Tucson's Thryve Next program falls victim to SBA budget cuts.

TEP Customers Now Have Access to Daily, Hourly Usage Data

Jul 19, 2017 More detailed usage information is available on the utility's website, smartphone app.

Document Outlines Trump's NAFTA Renegotiation Goals

Jul 18, 2017 Necessary step before negotiations can begin in August.

Parks Raising Price of Lifetime Pass for Seniors

Jul 17, 2017 The National Parks service will increase the fee from $10 to $80 in August.

Tucson House Sales Climb, Inventory Does Not: Higher Prices

Jul 14, 2017 Despite a lack of homes for sale and rising prices, Tucson's real estate market remains hot.

State Reps Want to Shine Light on Public-Safety Pension 'Crisis'

Jul 11, 2017 A series of meetings aims to bring attention to the system, which is resulting in growing debt.

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