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charging station
As the number of electric vehicle manufacturers and suppliers in Arizona grows, so does the need for workers. Scottsdale Community College will host an event with EV experts sharing career and business opportunities.
Feb. 8, 2023
money in cash register
State lawmakers are considering a few different proposals to exempt certain things from Arizona’s sales tax. What do these proposals say about the state’s priorities?
Feb. 6, 2023
a stack of plates at a restaurant
As pro golf and football fans begin arriving for the Phoenix Open and Super Bowl, restaurants in the Valley will experience a noticeable uptick of patrons.
Feb. 5, 2023
Tempe Town Lake bridges
The city of Tempe wants the Arizona Supreme Court to review an appeals decision about a proposed development project known as the South Pier at Tempe Town Lake.
Feb. 4, 2023
Phoenix police officers on bicycles
Phoenix taxpayers will contribute millions of dollars to support Super Bowl events. The city is preparing for more than 200,000 visitors at various downtown events through Sunday. Police Commander Brian Lee said providing adequate security means pulling department employees from other duties.
Feb. 3, 2023
State Farm Stadium
Sports fans still thinking of buying tickets to attend this year’s Super Bowl will need to carefully consider the price. The current cost to attend the big game stands at about $6,000, according to an Arizona ticket broker.
Feb. 2, 2023
Arizona Diamondbacks Avnet jersey patch
The Arizona Diamondbacks will add a patch to their baseball jerseys showcasing a technology company.
Feb. 2, 2023
Soldier bomb-sniffing dog
Starting this weekend, Super Bowl-related events will kick off in downtown Phoenix, and the crowds will include bomb technicians and canines.
Jan. 31, 2023
Between the price of groceries, higher mortgage rates and news reports of layoffs, some people are bracing for tougher economic times — or wondering if they should be. So how does the Valley’s economy look?
More Arizona business news
Jan. 27, 2023
Arizona’s Department of Revenue says it has more than $2 billion in unclaimed property belonging to people who live — or have lived — in the state. Some of the items are on the auction block.
More Arizona business news
Jan. 26, 2023
milk, eggs, orange juice on counter
House Republicans at the state Capitol are pushing a plan to eliminate the city sales tax on groceries in Arizona. It’s a proposal that was met with skepticism from some — including Arizona Republic columnist Laurie Roberts.
Jan. 23, 2023
Tempe City Hall
Nearly 30 entrepreneurs in Tempe have received grants up to $25,000. The money can be used for anything to help their business succeed — that could mean covering rent, investing in training, or buying supplies and equipment.
Jan. 12, 2023
Phoenix Arizona backyard chicken
Egg prices are up — and there’s no relief in sight, thanks to an avian flu outbreak that killed tens of millions of chickens. But not Amy McSheffrey’s. The Phoenix resident keeps 13 chickens in her backyard on the outskirts of the Arcadia neighborhood.
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Jan. 11, 2023
a drag show at a venue
Three Arizona Senate bills aimed at regulating or restricting drag shows in the state were filed Friday.
Jan. 8, 2023
corn  in field
A major development coming to southwest Phoenix involves turning a 100-year-old farmhouse into a restaurant.
Jan. 5, 2023
girl jumping in air and shooting ball toward a basket
The Phoenix City Council approved a $300,000 contract Wednesday to provide legal services to residents of three mobile home parks being displaced for development.
Jan. 4, 2023
An area of south Phoenix known as the "Four Corners" could soon be home to a farmer’s market. It will mark the first project on land the city took control of more than 20 years ago.
Jan. 3, 2023
The Phoenix City Council is expected to vote Wednesday on leasing vacant property at Phoenix Goodyear Airport.
Jan. 3, 2023
social media icons on a phone
Tempe-based businesses that need help navigating social media can find support through a city resource center.
Dec. 30, 2022
Arizona's minimum wage
Starting Jan. 1, 2023, Arizona’s minimum wage will increase more than a dollar an hour. The hike is meant to keep up with the cost of living.
Dec. 23, 2022


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