Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson announced that Starbucks will close all of its more than 8,000 company-owned stores on May 29th for racial-bias training. It’s a response that’s garnered criticism and praise, but will it actually be effective?
Arizona lawmakers have approved legislation that would give coal a tax break on the Navajo Nation. The measure is an attempt to make the coal-fired power plant in Page more attractive to potential buyers.
It looks like most homeowners can be house proud again, as nationwide, home values for the majority of U.S. cities are now at or above pre-recession levels. But most is not everyone, and Arizona’s major metros are lagging behind.
An Arizona House bill to streamline licensing of food trucks in Arizona was recently amended to include protections for mobile food vendors. These push-cart vendors could have been banned because the bill’s language prohibits food trucks from operating publicly in neighborhoods.
Downtown Flagstaff has changed a lot in recent years. A slew of new restaurants and shops have opened along historic Route 66 as the student population at Northern Arizona State University has boomed, and rents have gone up sharply.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday that could potentially change the way states collect taxes on internet retailers with no brick-and-mortar presence on the ground, and the outcome could potentially mean big returns for state coffers.
There was an in-flight engine failure on a Southwest Boeing 737 airliner headed from LaGuardia to Dallas yesterday, causing the pilot to make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport. One person died on the flight.
Early last year, the Obama Administration put forward something called the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule. It specified the kinds of practices organic egg and meat producers would have to follow to be considered organic. The Trump Administration recently withdrew that rule.