Business Desk

Phoenix City Council members recently approved a $25 million payment to Valley Metro. It’s meant to cover final design and pre-construction services for a 1.6 mile extension.
May. 21, 2018
The U.S. Department of Agriculture hands out loans for rural development projects. A tiny town between Yuma and Tucson with iconic architecture is getting one.
May. 21, 2018
Before the latest vote to sell three vacant lots, Phoenix Councilman Sal DiCiccio suggested a no flipping provision. It essentially says if you buy city-owned property to build a certain project, you need to follow through, not flip the land at a profit.
May. 21, 2018
St. Vincent de Paul has opened a new family resource center. The facility, which opened its doors Friday, is the organization’s first major project in 25 years.
May. 18, 2018
A delegation of Arizonan business and government leaders will visit Mexico City, as the city of Phoenix continues to strengthen its economic and political ties with the Mexican capital.
May. 18, 2018
A Tucson company that developed a laser-guided energy device for the U.S. military more than a decade ago is starting up again under a new organizational structure. Details of the plan were announced on Wednesday.
May. 18, 2018
Phoenix new-home inventory hit a new low and houses are selling at a record pace, according to just released April numbers. The supply of homes available for sale in the Phoenix market is down 26 percent from a year ago.
May. 18, 2018
Some employers — both in Arizona and elsewhere — have complained that while they have openings, they can’t find qualified workers to fill those jobs
May. 18, 2018
There are new rules of the road, so to speak, for food trucks in Arizona. Brad Moore, president of the Phoenix Street Food Coalition and owner of Short Leash Hot Dogs, joined The Show to talk about the potential impact of this new law.
May. 18, 2018
On Thursday, the FDA approved the first treatment aimed at preventing migraines after a nationwide trial by drug maker Amgen, which included the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale.
May. 18, 2018
Phoenix has unveiled what it’s dubbing an "innovation district" in the city.
May. 18, 2018
There have been 172 people in 32 states sickened by a strain of E. coli connected to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma. Leafy greens growers from California and Arizona are meeting in Yuma May 24 to update food safety protocols established by the Food Safety Modernization Act, passed in January.
May. 17, 2018
Despite passing on Arizona for the site of its upcoming second headquarters, Amazon will expand into Tucson.
May. 17, 2018
KJZZ incorrectly reported that the founders of Backpage.com had been ordered to forfeit millions of dollars in assets after pleading guilty to money laundering.
May. 17, 2018
Business leaders across Arizona are anxiously prepearing for the likelihood that negotiations over trade between the U.S., Mexico and Canada will drag on through the rest of the year.
May. 17, 2018
Governor Doug Ducey vetoed a bill that would have doubled the minimum amount of insurance needed to drive on Arizona roads.
May. 17, 2018
Gibson, which has made guitars for Elvis, Eric Clapton and B.B. King, among many others, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this month.
May. 17, 2018
Nicole Horseherder lives on Black Mesa, near the Peabody Energy operation there. She recently co-wrote a letter to the owners of two prospective buyers of the Navajo Generating Station expressing concerns.
May. 17, 2018
The Takeaway: Poverty Touches Not Just Pocketbooks, but Mental Health
Studies show that where one falls on the wealth ladder is directly correlated with health outcomes. And though the U.S. is the wealthiest country in the world, where that wealth falls is getting increasingly uneven. The consequences of this uneven distribution are changing status of people's health.
May. 17, 2018
With the Governor's signature Arizona residents will soon see pizzas, flowers, even mail delivered door to door by robots.
May. 17, 2018
The future of a historic church in Phoenix remains unknown-at least until next month. The Phoenix City Council was expected to vote on a deal Wednesday that would have led to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix reopening the historic Sacred Heart Church. But not everyone’s sold on the plans.
Did You Know: Sacred Heart Opens Once A Year
May. 17, 2018