Amazon is accepting bids this month for a $5 billion, 50,000-employee second headquarters, and Phoenix, Tempe, Mesa and Tucson are all preparing their pitches. So, where would this massive new headquarters go if we got it?
The city has owned the Sheraton hotel downtown for a decade, but Phoenix City Council agreed Wednesday to sell it to an out-of-state investor for $255 million. The Show’s Lauren Gilger spoke with Councilman Waring to get his reaction to the vote, and why he thinks the city should have never been in the hotel businesses to begin with.
Prices for lithium have been rising, thanks to increased demand for the element to produce batteries for electric cars and other products. And, some analysts expect the demand for lithium to double within a few years.
Silicon Valley and some of its most identifiable companies and leaders have hit the highest highs in high-tech. But elected officials are worried about their growing power, which some have labeled monopolistic.
The hurricane damage and destruction faced by Puerto Rico will take an extended period of time to recover from — even if a huge influx of support comes from the mainland U.S. But even before that, the island was facing overwhelming debt and a pension crisis.
Bump stocks are tools that you can affix to a gun in order to allow it to fire faster. On Wednesday, Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced a bill to ban bump stocks and 26 other Democratic Senators signed on in support. A handful of Republican lawmakers also came out saying they would support a ban.
Though business and local government offices in Las Vegas are beginning to get back to their normal schedules, many people on the strip are still taking time to pay their last respects to the victims who died in Sunday night’s mass shooting.