Arizona Business News


Arizona Corporation Commissioners Phone To Be Examined This Week For Deleted Texts
A nonprofit watchdog group is days away from getting access to a state utility regulator’s cell phone, which could recover hundreds of deleted text messages that took place during last year’s controversial Arizona Corporation Commission election.
July 7, 2015
Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Has Impact On Health Insurance
The Supreme Court ruling affirming same-sex marriage across the country will have some far-reaching impacts, and one of them involves health insurance.
July 6, 2015
New Arizona Law Allows Lab Tests Without Doctors Order
Doctors order lab work to check a patient's health and look for a variety of diseases. Now, Arizonans don’t have to wait for a physician to write them a test order because of a new law that went into effect July 3.
July 6, 2015
Yuma Agricultural Center, Visitors Bureau Win Tourism Award
A recent change to Yuma’s Lettuce Days exposes thousands of visitors to ongoing research at a university farm and has now been recognized with a statewide tourism award.
July 3, 2015
Sports Agent And Attorney Talks About The Difference Between Female And Male Pro Athletes
The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team takes on Japan Sunday in the Women’s World Cup final.
July 3, 2015
Judge Rejects States Plea In Effort To Stop Casino Near Glendale
U.S. District Court Judge Steven Logan has rejected a plea by the Arizona Attorney General's Office that Logan continue to handle the lawsuit filed against the governor and others by the tribe. Instead, Logan sent the case to Judge David Campbell.
July 3, 2015
Arizona Researchers Find Shopping Habits Play A Large Role In Food Waste
Researchers at the University of Arizona wanted to find out why we throw away so much food at home.
July 2, 2015
Tourism Booming At Grand Canyon National Park
Tourism is surging at Grand Canyon National Park and officials said that’s creating delays at entrance stations and for shuttle bus service.
June 30, 2015
Flagstaff Group Trying To Raise Citys Minimum Wage
A Flagstaff group has the green light to ask city voters to approve a minimum wage higher than the state’s $8.05 per hour.
June 30, 2015
Court To Decide If Glendale To Pay Arizona Coyotes Quarterly Installment
The Arizona Coyotes and City of Glendale are scheduled to meet in court Monday to decide whether the city has to make its quarterly payment to the hockey team.
June 29, 2015
Arizona Corporation Commission Sets Conditions For Access To Deleted Text Messages
The Arizona Corporation Commission has agreed to let a nonprofit watchdog group have access to a Commissioner Stump's cell phone, but under strict conditions.
June 28, 2015
Why Is Arizona Falling Behind In The Solar Energy Industry?
While many cities around the country like Washington D.C. are making great strides in the development of solar energy, Arizona and Phoenix in particular were leading markets that are now falling behind in the industry.
June 26, 2015
Laughlin-Bullhead International Airport Looks To Expand
The Bullhead City-Laughlin airport is looking to expand its runway and return commercial airline service with the help of a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
June 26, 2015
Arizona Businesses Offering 20 Percent Off During Independents Week
June 27 marks the beginning of Independents Week, an annual national celebration of local businesses. Local First Arizona spokesperson Erika Pederson says the “buy local” movement has experienced increased visibility since it became mainstream in 2014.
June 26, 2015
Watchdog Group Threatens Lawsuit Over Arizona Utility Regulators Text Messages
Lawyers for a nonprofit watchdog group are demanding the Arizona Corporation Commission hand over certain cellphone records by the end of day Friday. If the commission fails to do so, the group has threatened to file suit.
June 25, 2015
How Big Is Tourisms Impact On Arizona?
To get a sense of tourism’s impact on the state and its economy, we turn to Christine Vogt, director of the Center for Sustainable Tourism at ASU.
June 25, 2015
Opposing Viewpoints On Supreme Courts Affordable Care Act Decision
This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a provision of the Affordable Care Act.
June 25, 2015
Study: More Job Seekers Using Cellphones To Search, Apply For Jobs
A newly released study says that 43 percent of Americans are searching for jobs with their cellphones and 18 percent of smartphone users said they used their mobile device to submit a job application.
June 24, 2015
Speed Enforcement Camera Company CEO Allegedly Bribed Public Officials
Controversy always seemed to surround the speed-enforcement cameras around the Valley.
June 24, 2015
Could A New Downtown Phoenix Arena House 2 Major Sports Teams?
The Arizona Coyotes are battling with the city of Glendale, and Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver thinks his team needs a brand-new facility.
June 24, 2015