Business

Shareholders of Arizona Public Service’s parent company voted down a proposal to require the company to more fully disclose what it spends on political campaigns.
May 20, 2015
On Earth Day of last year, Bisbee became the first city in Arizona to ban plastic bags. Now it’s holding its ground, even though the legislature has prohibited such bans.
May 20, 2015
After nearly 60 years in business, the last Bill Johnson's Big Apple restaurant is shutting its doors.
May 21, 2015
National Low Income Housing Coalition ranks Arizona 22nd in the country as far as affordability of a two-bedroom apartment.
May 22, 2015
For more on holiday travel, we turn to Jan Freitag, senior vice president with STR, which provides research to the hotel industry.
May 22, 2015
It was the first of its kind in Arizona and it was installed in a booming town early in the last century. And it’s still in use today.
May 22, 2015
Arizona posted one of its most disappointing employment pictures last month since the end of the recession.
May 22, 2015
There are all kinds of family businesses. Some kids take over the family restaurant, others the family gardening company. One family business in Phoenix relies on cheers and boos to stay running.
May 21, 2015
Major media provider Comcast has announced it will establish a customer service center in Tucson.
May 21, 2015
Eliminating the personal income tax in Arizona is a topic that's been floated before. But the average Arizonan may not have heard non-economists talk about until last fall
May 20, 2015
Men from Minnesota and Texas have been sentenced to federal prison terms in a mortgage fraud case in Arizona.
May 20, 2015
Downtown Phoenix will soon get a new health complex. The complex would be an expansion of the existing biomedical campus, which the city estimates is providing a $1.3 billion economic impact to the community.
May 19, 2015
Fans of the long-running AMC TV program Mad Men are mourning the end of the series after its Sunday finale. Research by a University of Arizona professor has found that the way a show ends can affect an audience’s loyalty for the series.
May 18, 2015