During the nearly two-year building process for the original light rail line, several business owners in central Phoenix said they were on the brink of ruin. They blamed street- and foot-traffic disruptions caused by the 21-mile major construction project.Read More »
Arizona House Speaker Kirk Adams says Gov. Jan Brewer and top Republican legislative leaders are near agreement on a package of business tax cuts and other steps intended to boost economic development.Read More »
Experts have pushed back their predictions on when metropolitan Phoenix's housing market will recover.Read More »
Requiring drivers to move over or at least slow down when approaching any vehicle parked in the emergency lane would reduce the possibility of accidents and save lives, a state lawmaker said.Read More »
The view across 1880s Tucson from Sentinel Peak toward the barely visible Santa Catalina Mountains reveals a snapshot of a town on the cusp of an evolution.Read More »
Last month, the Mecklenburg County (N.C.) Board of Commissioners awarded SPX Corp. a $3.1 million grant over five years to build a 230,000 square-foot office building in Charlotte and purchase two new aircrafts.Read More »
Customers of Tucson Electric Power are being offered the chance to buy power from the company's newest solar plant.Read More »
The U.S. Department of Commerce has approved a foreign trade zone for nine communities in the Phoenix area.Read More »
As debate looms in the Arizona Legislature regarding the best tax policy to foster job growth, a conservative, pro-market group is warning lawmakers against enacting incentives that benefit only certain companies.Read More »
An alcoholic’s first step toward recovery is to admit being powerless to stop drinking even though it’s making life unmanageable.
Now a Tucson lawmaker wants to use the same approach to the state’s addiction to borrowing.
Rep. Vic Williams, a Republican from Tucson, said he plans to introduce a bill that would require the state to report annually all borrowing, as well as effect it will have on the state’s general fund.