Arizona Business News


Salmonella outbreak from cantaloupes sickens 7 in Arizona, 43 across U.S.
The CDC issued a warning for a salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut cantaloupes, which has spread to 15 states, including Arizona.
Nov. 20, 2023
Phoenix must pay over $220,000 in The Zone suit
Earlier this month, the City of Phoenix cleared the last blocks of what used to be its largest homeless encampment near downtown, known as the ‘Zone.’
Nov. 20, 2023
Why more students are choosing technical training instead of — or before — college
While enrollment recovers in colleges and university, career and technical education (CTE) programs are increasing dramatically.
More Arizona education news
Nov. 20, 2023
Glendale residents sue city over tax benefits for VAI Resort
Glendale residents supported by a group called Worker Power have filed a lawsuit against Glendale, claiming the city’s proposed tax benefits for the future VAI Resort development violate the Arizona Constitution’s “gift clause.”
Nov. 19, 2023
Banner Health found liable in $31M malpractice suit
A Maricopa County jury has awarded over $31 million in what is believed to be the largest medical malpractice verdict in Arizona history. The lawsuit was filed against Banner Health over a 2014 birth that left a newborn with brain damage.
Nov. 18, 2023
Menopause adds up to $1.8 billion in lost workdays, study shows
Mood changes and hot flashes are common mesopause symptoms that don’t just happen at home. They happen at work, too.
Nov. 18, 2023
County announces affordable housing initiative in Gilbert
At its Nov. 15 meeting, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved an agreement with the town of Gilbert to provide more than $1.5 million to enhance homeownership opportunities using a community land trust.
Nov. 17, 2023
Boomer travel is up, and more Arizonans hitting road for Thanksgiving
More Arizonans are expected to travel over Thanksgiving weekend compared to last year.
Nov. 17, 2023
New data shows Arizona economy slowing down
New data shows the Arizona economy is slowing down. The state’s October unemployment rate sits at 4.2%.
Nov. 17, 2023
2nd mistrial declared on 84 counts against founder
It marked the second time a mistrial has been declared in the case against Michael Lacey. U.S. District Judge Diane Humetewa in Phoenix declared the mistrial after jurors deliberated for six days.
Nov. 16, 2023
2 affordable housing projects planned with $10M boost from county
$5 million will pay to convert a north Phoenix hotel into affordable rental housing for adults over 55 who are exiting homelessness. The other $5 million will help construct new apartments near downtown for low-income families.
Nov. 16, 2023
Sky Harbor is nation’s top big airport, Wall Street Journal says
Reliability, value and convenience accounted for half of an airport’s overall score. Mayor Kate Gallego said Sky Harbor was recognized for having some of the fewest cancellations as well as short taxi-out times.
More Arizona transportation news
Nov. 16, 2023
This expert thinks Phoenix gas prices will continue to drop
The Show spoke with Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis at GasBuddy, about gas prices in Arizona.
Nov. 16, 2023
Lawyers insist Nikola founder shouldnt face prison time for fraud
Lawyers for the founder of Arizona-based truckmaker Nikola Corp. say he should not face incarceration because his fraud conviction is nothing like the fraud that landed Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes in prison.
Nov. 16, 2023
Flagstaff denied this gun store owners ad. Now the city may stop all airport advertising
Flagstaff’s city council is considering doing away with advertising at its airport after it was threatened with a lawsuit alleging it violated the first amendment rights of the owner of a Northern Arizona shooting range and gun rental business.
Nov. 16, 2023
Phoenix ceremony to name transit center after Councilwoman Thelda Williams
Phoenix leaders will gather Friday to unveil a new transit center named after a former council member who died Tuesday.
Former Phoenix Mayor Thelda Williams dies at 82
Nov. 16, 2023
Phoenix Elementary School District board moves to fire superintendent
Three Phoenix Elementary School Board members left the public in the dark as they voted to fire the district’s superintendent.
Nov. 15, 2023
A Hopi farmer is using ancient practices to grow crops — with no irrigation
In the West, ongoing drought and drier future are forcing us all to think about how we use water differently. One farmer up in northern Arizona is using ancient practices to grow food.
Nov. 15, 2023
How AZs roads could change for autonomous trucks
The Show spoke with Hasan Ozer, an engineer working on autonomous trucks, about what research has found on how the trucks will impact the roads they'll drive on.
Nov. 15, 2023
Holiday spending will slow to pre-pandemic levels, National Retail Federation forecasts
Holiday spending is projected to slow this year, compared to the past three years.
Nov. 15, 2023