Arizona Business News


An old post office in Mesa gets a new life
An old post office in Mesa has found new life as a city-owned community and event space called The Post. The city unveiled the renovated building earlier this week.
Nov. 3, 2023
How Tempe gives AZ musicians a boost — and some money
The Temple Playlist on Spotify and biennial program showcases Tempe bands and helps them get bookings. Maja Aurora, Tempe’s community arts manager, talks more about the program with The Show.
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Nov. 3, 2023
How biggest blaze in Phoenix FD history led to changes
The Phoenix Fire Department said the number of outdoor combustible storage fires has decreased 50% in the past year. The department credits a program they launched two years ago, after the largest fire in the department’s history.
Nov. 3, 2023
State employees get paid leave to volunteer at the polls
Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs signed an executive order Thursday to encourage state employees to volunteer as poll workers in upcoming elections.
Nov. 3, 2023
Arizona GOP threatens legal action after Hobbs sends letter about tax rebate
Legislative Republicans believe that Gov. Katie Hobbs’ administration broke the law by discussing a new tax rebate in a letter from the Arizona Department of Revenue.
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Nov. 2, 2023
Indian Health Service awards $200K grant to buy Native childrens books for Arizona clinics
10 medical centers in Arizona from downtown Phoenix to the Four Corners will give families a chance to read books written and illustrated by Indigenous peoples during check-ups and well-child visits.
Nov. 2, 2023
Sky Harbor breaks several passenger records
More than 3.7 million passengers traveled through Sky Harbor in September. That’s a 6.4 percent increase over September of last year.
Nov. 2, 2023
Theres a lack of sports medicine research involving women
The Show spoke with sport and exercise medicine doctor and clinical assistant professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine — Phoenix Leah Hillier about how female athletes tend to suffer injuries at higher rates than male ones.
Nov. 2, 2023
New land rules could push homeless campers farther into the Arizona desert
The Show spoke with the Arizona Republic's Sasha Hupka about new plans to solve the growing rural homeless population.
Nov. 2, 2023
County wants to attract employees, so its investing in child care
The Show spoke with Maricopa County manager Jen Pokorski about a new contract with KinderCare to operate a child care center that will be built in downtown Phoenix.
Nov. 2, 2023
AZ is oversupplied with marijuana as brands seek shrinking shelf space in dispensaries
Arizona’s third year of legalized marijuana has been hard for people in the industry. The thumbs of growers have become so green that there is an oversupply. And as multistate operators set up, local brands have to compete for shrinking shelf space in a limited number of dispensaries.
Nov. 2, 2023
Phoenix settles lawsuit by family of former Somali refugee fatally shot
The Phoenix City Council is agreeing to pay millions of dollars to the family of a former Somali refugee fatally shot by police. A federal lawsuit filed by the family of Ali Osman alleged that Phoenix systematically failed to train, supervise and manage its Police Department.
Nov. 1, 2023
GCU president says university was clear about costs
The president of a large Christian university in Phoenix is pushing back against a nearly-$38 million fine assigned by the federal government.
Nov. 1, 2023
Gonzalez looks back historic D-backs win, team
The Show spoke with Dbacks legend Luis Gonzalez about his historic win, Arizona sports, and how impactful a team like this can have on us all.
Nov. 1, 2023
Phoenix to vote on funding Latino Cultural Center
The Show spoke with Carmen Guerrero, who runs the Cultural Coalition, and Alana Hernandez, who is senior curator and CALA Alliance Curator of Latinx Art at ASU's Art Museum, about the lack of a Latino Cultural Center in Phoenix despite the large population of Latinos.
Nov. 1, 2023
Downtown Phoenix businesses welcome World Series crowds and cash
Downtown Phoenix bars and restaurants expect to generate major league cash this week.
Oct. 31, 2023
Family of drowned Phoenix high school football player sues district
The family of the high school student who drowned in Show Low Lake this summer is suing the Phoenix Union High School District. Christopher Hampton’s family wants $50 million to settle the case.
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Oct. 31, 2023
Hobbs wont extend Arizona alcohol sales during World Series
Bars in Arizona will not serve alcohol after 2 in the morning during the Arizona Diamondbacks’ first trip to the World Series in 22 years. Gov. Katie Hobbs declined to approve the extended hours after a request from Republican lawmaker Matt Gress.
Oct. 30, 2023
GM suspended Cruise operations in U.S. Whats next for autonomous vehicles
Andrew Hawkins, transportation editor at The Verge, talks with The Show about what Cruise suspended operations nationwide could mean for the autonomous vehicle industry.
Oct. 30, 2023
Hacker gets 30 months in prison for nearly $1 million cryptocurrency scam
A federal judge in Arizona on Monday gave a Florida man 2-and-a-half years in prison for conspiring to commit computer fraud and steal cryptocurrency.
Oct. 27, 2023