ford logo
Auto manufacturers will continue to invest in both the United States and Mexico, regardless of President Donald Trump’s claims that he’s responsible for Ford canceling some plans in Mexico.
February 17, 2017
Hopi Chairman Herman Honanie
A developer claims a tourist attraction on the Navajo side of the Grand Canyon would create 3,000 jobs. But four tribes consider the location holy ground. It's called the confluence - the place where the Colorado and Little Colorado Rivers meet.
February 14, 2017
Freeport McMoRan logo
A strike Thursday sent home thousands of workers from Freeport McMoRan’s Indonesian operations. Union workers are demonstrating against the government today. It's the latest blow to international operations affecting one-third of the company’s copper business.
Feb. 17, 2017
wind turbines
Despite all the national conversation about investment in oil and gas resources, states across the West are dedicating more resources to wind energy and the electric transmission lines needed to move power.
February 16, 2017
Monsanto
The seed and chemical giant Monsanto bought land in Pima County last year to build a greenhouse for new corn-variety testing. KJZZ reported on the development plans last month, and now reports Wednesday the company dropped a plan seeking lower property taxes.
February 16, 2017
Taser
Scottsdale based Taser International, maker of police body cameras and stun guns, lost a multi-million-dollar body camera contract with the New York City Police Department last year to Seattle based Vievu.
February 15, 2017
rose plant
Arizona Department of Agriculture officials say last year 18 million rose plants were shipped, with almost half of that in the first two months.
February 14, 2017
Copper
The world’s largest copper mine stopped production last week over wage disputes. The news from across the globe is reverberating to producers in Arizona.
February 14, 2017
Greater Phoenix Economic Council
Detroit is known for cars, and Phoenix could be known for sensors. Tomorrow, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council will unveil the Metro Phoenix Global Investment Plan. It’s part of an initiative through the Brookings Institution to help regions create strategies to support sustainable economic growth.
February 14, 2017
gold coins
Arizona lawmakers are moving to allow residents to invest in gold coins and not have to pay state taxes on any profits they make when they sell them.
February 13, 2017
DAPL
With Donald Trump as president, the Dakota Access Pipeline will get a permit. While North Dakotans welcome the news, the tribe fighting the project promises a legal challenge, and protesters remain defiant in opposition.
February 13, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
Owners of a coal-fired power plant in northern Arizona are expected to vote on its future, considering options that include a possible closure within a few years.
February 13, 2017
Susan Bastian and her family
Last month, hundreds of thousands of Arizonans got a raise. That’s thanks to the voter approved ballot measure Proposition 206, which boosted the state’s minimum wage. But for businesses that care for people with developmental disabilities, this wage hike could be devastating.
February 13, 2017