Business and Economics

Flake Warns of Looming Trade War

Jun 8, 2018 The U.S. senator from Arizona is co-sponsoring a bipartisan bill to limit the president's tariff powers.

Firm Seeks to Buy Arizona's Navajo Generating Station

Jun 7, 2018 Middle River Power is the only potential buyer to emerge since the utilities that own the plant announced they would close it.

Tucson Economic Update: More Jobs, Housing Activity

Jun 6, 2018 However, tariffs and a depreciating peso are cause for concern for the Arizona economy, a UA Eller College economist says.

Waymo on Track to Launch Self-Driving Car Service in Phoenix This Year

May 31, 2018 The Phoenix deployment planned for this year will be first ride-hailing service with a fleet of fully autonomous vehicles.

Tucson Council Mulls Fate of Money-Losing Golf Courses

May 30, 2018 The Silverbell and Fred Enke courses aren't making a profit and will require capital improvements in the coming years.

Ex-Arizona Regulator Charged With Bribery Heads to Trial

May 29, 2018 Gary Pierce and three others dispute the allegations in the influence-peddling case.

Feds: Uber Self-Driving SUV Saw Pedestrian; Did Not Brake

May 24, 2018 The vehicle spotted a woman six seconds before striking her, but the automatic braking system was disabled, a report said.

Uber Puts Brakes on Self-Driving Car Operation in Arizona

May 23, 2018 The move follows a collision in March that resulted in the death of a pedestrian.

Downtown Redevelopment: A Look at Rio Nuevo's Past and Future

May 22, 2018 The state has extended the development district through 2035; how is downtown doing and what's next?

Hopi Tribe Asks Governments for Help in Land Exchange Efforts

May 21, 2018 The tribe is looking for support as it works to finalize the transfer set out in a 1996 agreement.

Arizona Delegation Heading to Mexico City

May 21, 2018 Business and political leaders look to bolster ties with their counterparts in Mexico.

Tucson's Health is Below Average in Some Ways, Group Says

May 21, 2018 Health-data program rep says social and economic factors can have a big impact on the health of a city like Tucson.

ADOT Trucker Training in Mexico Cuts Down on Border Wait Time

May 19, 2018 The main driver behind the initiative is safety and compliance, an official said.

Uncertainty for Importers Preparing for Longer Wait on NAFTA Deal

May 17, 2018 Mexican official says negotiations are likely going to break an important deadline this week.

UA Researchers Link Smiling Faces With 'Coolness'

May 16, 2018 Study has implications for marketing strategies focused on facial expressions.

Amazon to Build Tucson Fulfillment Center

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

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