Business and Economics

Jobs, Environment and Crime are Key for Ward 6 Candidates

Oct 17, 2017 Central Tucson Council race features incumbent Democrat, Republican and Green Party challengers.

TEP to Buy Electricity Generated by Natural Gas from Gila Bend Plant

Oct 16, 2017 New deal includes option to buy the unit outright within the next three years.

Tucson Housing Prices Come Close to Highest in a Decade

Oct 16, 2017 Low inventory continues to push home prices up.

Arizona Seniors Register Financial Complaints at 10th Highest Rate

Oct 13, 2017 Recent report shows 1.37 complaints for every 100,000 seniors in the state.

Bisbee Fires Back on Legislator's Challenge to Plastic-Bag Ban

Oct 12, 2017 Memorandum claims the law is necessary to uphold another constitutional provision and is not a statewide concern.

Federal Grants Aimed at Recovery of Arizona Coal Communities

Oct 11, 2017 Money is going to the Navajo Nation to soften the expected closure of the Navajo Generating Station.

List Calls Congress Street One of America's 'Great Places'

Oct 9, 2017 American Planners Association points to revitalization, multi-modal renovations.

Public Schools Inc.: From Small Tucson Charter to International Network

Oct 6, 2017 Part II of an investigation looking at the successful expansion of Tucson's BASIS schools into private and international operations.

Arizona Rep. Bolding to Keynote NAACP Freedom Dinner

Oct 5, 2017 Thoughts on standing 'Steadfast and Immovable' will be given in address.

It May be Cheaper to Buy Than Rent a Dorm Room in Tucson

Sep 27, 2017 A real estate company's data show comparable prices for buying versus renting.

Obamacare Repeal Will Cost AZ Economy

Sep 26, 2017 A report from ASU predicts recession if health care jobs are eliminated.

UA Lab Keeps Shrimp Industry Swimming Along

Sep 21, 2017 Researchers test and certify seafood for commercial farmers.

Arizona Town Losing Landmark Business As Border Shopping Habits Change

Sep 21, 2017 The announcement that one Nogales department store is closing reverberated across two countries.

Census Bureau: Arizona's Imports, Exports Drop in 2016

Sep 21, 2017 Dollar value of goods moving in and out of the state decreased slightly year-over-year.

Visit Tucson Estimates it Had $213 Million Impact in 2016

Sep 21, 2017 Report by the tourism office measured only directly attributable travel to the area.

Used Car Prices In Phoenix Area Spike After Hurricane Harvey

Sep 18, 2017 The impact of the storm has increased the number of Texas auto dealers participating in sales in Phoenix.

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