Business News

In a five to four vote, the Supreme Court Thursday ruled to allow states to collect sales tax from online and out-of-state retailers.
Jun. 22, 2018
A couple of months ago, Arizona submitted its initial nominations for so-called "Opportunity Zones." Those are specific census tracts that may be able to take advantage of capital gains in the recent tax reform package.
Jun. 22, 2018
During the Arizona-Mexico Commission Summit in Tucson earlier this month, leaders touted efforts to make highways safer for travelers heading to popular tourist destinations south of the border. Drivers to Sonora's Sea of Cortez are eager to see those improvements.
Jun. 22, 2018
The summer heat is upon us and for tourism officials, that means it’s time for the annual challenge of trying to convince people to come to Arizona and the Valley when temperatures are kind of unfriendly.
Jun. 21, 2018
One south Phoenix resident and business owner who has been involved in the discussions about the development of the Valley Metro south Phoenix light rail extension for some time. Jordan Jacques is from south Phoenix and is also a board member of nonprofit business accelerator Hustle Phoenix.
Jun. 21, 2018
The Takeaway: Congress Debates Farm Bill As Deadline Approaches
Friday is the deadline for the House of Representatives to reconsider the 2018 Farm Bill, which unexpectedly failed to pass in the House on May 18 by a 213-to-198 vote. The bill has been highly contested by a bloc of House Republicans demanding a conservative immigration bill passes before the Farm Bill is passed.
Jun. 21, 2018
There’s a unique new building attracting a lot of attention in the Phoenix area. Tempe-based Carvana has opened a nine-story tower it’s calling the nation’s largest car vending machine.
Jun. 21, 2018
The latest housing report says U.S. home prices are the least affordable they’ve been in almost ten years and prices are too high for average wage earners in most U.S. cities.
Jun. 21, 2018
Phoenix Mayor Thelda Williams thinks it’s a "first" for the city. On Wednesday, Phoenix City Council members failed to pass a budget — a budget that’s supposed to start July 1. And the fight over light rail helped derail it.
South Phoenix Business Owners Raise Concerns About Light Rail Expansion
Jun. 20, 2018
Twenty-five years ago, a fictitious Alexander Hamilton fan had the chance to win a lot of money by answering what was, for him, an easy question. The problem? He’d just scarfed down about half a PB&J, and had nothing with which to wash it down.
Jun. 19, 2018
Whether you started listening to "This American Life" years ago, or you jumped on the "Serial" bandwagon in 2014 or you listen to The Show’s podcast from KJZZ every week — there’s no denying podcasts are everywhere.
Jun. 19, 2018
When you think of Baby Boomers, or Gen X, you probably have an image that comes to mind. Maybe the same goes for Millennials. But what about the generation that follows that one?
Jun. 19, 2018
The CDC announced a salmonella outbreak linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.
Jun. 19, 2018
The U.S. Department of Justice’s antitrust division tried to block the recent merger between AT&T and Time Warner, but a federal court has allowed it to go ahead. The ruling could set a precedent for other mega-mergers between huge telecommunications and entertainment companies.
Jun. 19, 2018
There are undoubtedly a lot of factors the Diamondbacks would consider when deciding about a potential new place to play, but if some other cities are a guide, the stadium itself may not necessarily be the only big consideration.
Jun. 18, 2018
A collaboration with nationally funded researchers is using 30 years of data to create the first ever “Grass-Cast.” The team uses historical data for counties, plus satellite images and weather forecasts to create a map of where to most likely find good vegetation growth.
Jun. 18, 2018
A year after Phoenix approved financial incentives to encourage more international flights at Sky Harbor Airport, three airlines are getting paid.
Jun. 18, 2018
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has announced a $100 million settlement with Citibank. This resolves allegations that Citibank manipulated an interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions of dollars.
Jun. 17, 2018
According to a new study based on data from the National Center for Education Statistics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott is the number one school in Arizona for job placement after graduation
Jun. 15, 2018
Discussing the week in news with former legislative leader Chad Campbell, senior vice president at Strategies 360, and Jon Gabriel, editor in chief of Ricochet.com and a contributor to the Arizona Republic.
Jun. 15, 2018

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