Women are moving up the ranks in Arizona’s farming operations. These days more women nationwide are identifying as a primary operator. That change is making an impact on how the industry does business.
December 09, 2016
Phoenix International Raceway
The owners of Phoenix International Raceway recently said they’ll spend their own cash to redevelop the 52-year-old facility located in the southwest Valley.
December 02, 2016
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It’s a week of economic forecasting in Arizona. On Monday, Lee McPheters of ASU’s W.P. Carey School said that 2017 should be a year of job growth for Arizona with the state’s unemployment rate dropping below 5 percent.
Dec. 9, 2016
Lucid Motors
Lucid Motors last week became one of the latest companies to announce plans to invest in the state and add jobs — 2,000 in the carmaker’s case.
December 09, 2016
parked cars
If you own an electric car in Arizona, get ready to pay more. Members of the state’s transportation task force are proposing a fee in lieu of the gasoline taxes electric car owners don’t have to pay.
December 08, 2016
minimum wage
Arizona is one of 10 states with the highest rate of economic growth last quarter, now ranking fourth in the nation, and far outpacing neighboring New Mexico at 43rd.
December 08, 2016
Frank Lloyd Wright House
The threat of a lawsuit led Phoenix leaders to back off a city-initiated plan to designate a Frank Lloyd Wright designed house a historic landmark.
December 08, 2016
Arizona should see continued job growth and a lower unemployment rate this coming year, but some of that could depend on whether the Donald Trump who ran for president is the same one who takes office on Jan. 20.
December 06, 2016
Pistachio season has just ended and this year, the crop is record-setting. U.S. pistachio farmers in California, Arizona and New Mexico are already the largest producers in the world and after this year’s harvest, growers are looking to expand.
December 05, 2016
In the world of online shopping, labels can make a big impact on what you buy for yourself and what you buy for others. Research from an Arizona State University marketing professor shows people are more likely to buy an item labeled “best-seller” for someone else.
December 02, 2016
home for sale
The Valley’s relationship with real estate has been up and down, featuring some of the best and worst runs of any market in the country.
December 01, 2016
Two days after the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community announced plans to partner with Arizona’s professional soccer club to build a new stadium, the government welcomes a healthcare company.
November 30, 2016
Lucid Motors
Lucid Motors has announced the company will be opening its newest electric-car manufacturing site in Casa Grande. The deal is expected to bring about 2,000 jobs to the area by 2022.
November 29, 2016