Business Desk

Amazon
Phoenix has officially submitted its proposal in hopes of landing Amazon’s second headquarters. Thursday was the deadline for cities or economic development organizations to pitch their locations.
October 19, 2017
 Roosevelt Row
A financial agreement between Phoenix and Arizona State University sparked concern from one downtown resident during Wednesday’s council meeting.
October 19, 2017
helped wanted sign
Arizona's unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 percent in September, down from 5 percent in August.
Oct. 20, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey is in the U.K. this week, looking to position the state to compete for jobs internationally.
October 20, 2017
VidAngel
VidAngel, a streaming service that altered copyrighted works to edit out adult language, nudity and violence, has declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The announcement has created a void in the niche industry to provide similar entertainment services.
October 20, 2017
the takeaway logo
As it searches for a location for its second headquarters, cities are scrambling to woo Amazon. But one place already knows the impact Amazon can have — Seattle — and it’s not all good.
October 19, 2017
JD Mesnard
After decades of unrecognized inflation, Arizonans will see a tax break when filing next April. The new law passed earlier this year will allow taxpayers a $50 increase in personal exemptions. But, it’s not as much as you might think.
October 19, 2017
APS
The parent company of Arizona's largest electric utility is boosting the annual dividend it pays to its shareholders.
October 19, 2017
Lost Lake Festival
Music fans in Phoenix have a big weekend in store. Starting on Friday, tens of thousands of people will flock to the Lost Lake Festival, which promises three days of national music acts, local food and art. It's the first time Phoenix has hosted a festival of this scale. So what to expect?
October 19, 2017
Artificial intelligence is increasingly becoming part of information gathering for police investigations. One Valley company is bringing A.I. equipment to police.
October 19, 2017
Phoenix CIty Council
The price tag to help Arizona State University break ground on a health center in north Phoenix has increased by millions.
October 19, 2017
APS
The Arizona Supreme Court voted not to overturn Arizona Public Service's latest utility rate increase, but the fight is not over yet.
October 18, 2017
The event’s organizer, Maryvale Workforce Initiative, hopes to get 2,500 people employed by next June.
October 17, 2017