Business News

Based on reports from Alaska, where people got sick from heads of lettuce, the CDC now warns against eating all types of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region.
Apr. 20, 2018
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?
Apr. 20, 2018
The hospitals and Visit Tucson invested $250,000 over the past year. And they’re looking at the long term: they’re planning on making the same investment annually.
Apr. 20, 2018
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.  
Apr. 19, 2018
When you’re looking at what’s the next big thing, sometimes it’s best to look at what’s a current little thing.
Apr. 19, 2018
Arizona’s jobless rate remains unchanged. But the state's labor force has increased by 78,263 over the past year.
Apr. 19, 2018
Nearly 650,000 Valley residents are at risk of their jobs being affected by automation over the next decade or so. That’s among the findings of a new report from New America.
Apr. 19, 2018
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.
Apr. 19, 2018
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.
Apr. 18, 2018
Arizona’s health insurance market is about to undergo another change. Health Net of Arizona and Health Net Life Insurance Company will be moving out of the state’s small and large group markets.
Apr. 18, 2018
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.
Apr. 18, 2018
The impending closure of the Navajo Generating Station in northern Arizona is sending surrounding communities — including the Navajo Nation — into a difficult situation.
Apr. 18, 2018
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.
Apr. 18, 2018
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.
Apr. 18, 2018
As Arizona school districts vote to support teachers in negotiations, educators deliberate over the right to strike and the legal risks associated with that decision.
Apr. 18, 2018
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.
Apr. 17, 2018
Later this year, the Valley will open its first project devoted to giving adults with autism a place to live in a semi-independent way and help them make that vital transition.
Apr. 17, 2018
Fox News Host Laura Ingraham returned to her show last week, but the number of companies pulling their ad dollars from her program continues.
Apr. 17, 2018
Arizona state veterinarian Peter Mundschenk worked with his counterparts in Mexico and the USDA to help streamline the process.
Apr. 17, 2018
Arizona business owners, with home offices, may soon have the ability to bypass local ordinances.
Apr. 17, 2018

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