Business and Economics

Phoenix airport 1st to offer self-driving ride service Waymo

Dec 16, 2022 A test group has been using Waymo vehicles from a train station, which connects to the airport terminals, to downtown Phoenix since early November.

The Buzz: Forecasting the Southern Arizona economy for 2023

Dec 16, 2022 Job market expected to remain strong, but housing remains major cause of inflation.

‘C’ you later: Cannabis sales soar, but don’t threaten Arizona’s 5 C’s yet

Dec 11, 2022 Sales of marijuana in Arizona soared to $1.6 billion in 2021, just one year after recreational pot was legalized in the state, making Arizona second only to California for retail sales that year.

Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair brings business owners from across the country

Dec 10, 2022 The event highlights artisanal crafts and handmade goods.

Biden visits Arizona computer chip site, highlights jobs

Dec 6, 2022 Biden toured a Phoenix plant being completed by the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. that was announced in 2020 during Donald Trump's presidency.

County approves "gigafactory" for lithium batteries

Dec 6, 2022 Utah startup plans to hire 1,000 workers.

Battery plant hoping to move to Tucson

Dec 1, 2022 If approved it could bring $3.1 billion in economic impact to Pima County

Canadian airline is starting new seasonal flights to Tucson

Nov 29, 2022 Flair Airlines will fly passengers from bitter-cold areas to sunny Arizona.

Deadline approaching for drought financial relief

Nov 28, 2022 The federal goverment has money available to offset the cost of the drought.

Price is right: Arizona Cardinals deliver most affordable fan experience, study says

Nov 27, 2022 The Las Vegas Raiders were the most costly for fans.

Food banks get lesson in economics

Nov 26, 2022 More demand, less supply, higher prices.

The Buzz: What is the future of Southern Arizona's shopping malls?

Nov 25, 2022 As the holiday shopping season kicks off, we look at how retail hubs are trying to stay relevant.

Thanksgiving dinner costs rise

Nov 21, 2022 The cost of turkey is higher than it has been since the early 1990s.

The Buzz: Sunshine Mile project complete after years of work

Nov 18, 2022 Renovation to downtown's eastern gateway has been a topic since the 1990s.

Pima Supervisors take "baby steps" on homelessness

Nov 16, 2022 Drug paraphernalia and human waste among the problems.

Raising money to keep local talent home.

Nov 3, 2022 The University of Arizona College of Applied Science and Technology wants to keep graduates in the local area.

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