Business and Economics

Amazon to Build Tucson Fulfillment Center

May 16, 2018 Online retailer will employ up to 1,500 people.

Sports Betting Ruling Has Ripples for US Tribes With Casinos

May 16, 2018 The Supreme Court decision is being welcomed by tribes wanting to bring sports betting to their casinos.

Road Cleared for Pima County Sales Tax Increase Vote

May 15, 2018 County supervisors to decide on raising taxes for road repairs next month.

Park Service: Saguaro National Park Adds $88M to Economy

May 15, 2018 Economic impact of park grows 20 percent in one year, the agency said in an annual report.

Low Inventory, Spike in Demand Push Tucson Home Prices Up

May 15, 2018 A national report shows Tucson prices went up 6.4 percent since the first quarter of 2017.

Gov. Ducey Signs Bill Allowing Industrial Hemp

May 14, 2018 Growers, harvesters, processors and transporters will be required to get a license.

Rothschild: Prepped Industrial Space Entices Employers to Tucson

May 14, 2018 Tucson's mayor said making sure vacant land is ready for industry helps attract jobs.

Raytheon Opens New Buildings in Latest Expansion

May 10, 2018 Research and development facility will employ 2,000 new workers.

US-Mexico Nuclear Agreement Could Benefit Arizona

May 9, 2018 The agreement, yet to be ratified, would give Mexico access to U.S. clean energy or nuclear tech.

County Considering Buying Bowling Alley

May 8, 2018 Golden Pin Lanes on the northwest side would be turned into a space to house a variety of county health and community service agencies.

How Are Teachers Paid? A Discussion of School Funding With Former Supe

May 7, 2018 John Pedicone says the education debate is about much more than teacher salaries.

Ducey Defends No-Tax Budget Growth of Teacher Pay Raise Plan

May 7, 2018 Meanwhile, educators push initiative to raise taxes on those with high incomes.

UA, Banner Get Record $60M Grant in Nationwide Health Study

May 4, 2018 "All Of Us" research program through the NIH to study the health of 1 million Americans.

City Receives $300K EPA Grant for Soil Studies on 12th Ave

Apr 30, 2018 Money comes from the agency's Brownfields program.

Hermosillo Town Hall Brings Cross-Border Biz and Government Together

Apr 26, 2018 The meeting in Sonora is aimed at increasing trade across the international line.

Sonora Mulls Inviting Private Sector Aboard to Finish Rocky Point Dock

Apr 24, 2018 A public-private partnership could speed up a long-stalled process.

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