Global economist warns AZ business leaders of possible 2020 recession

Census says 55,000 Arizonans lost health insurance coverage last year

Phoenix business owner says SBA can do more to help small firms launch

Forgone forgiveness: New try at student loan repayment shows few gains

Ducey brings pitch for new North American trade deal to Washington

Smoke ’em if you’ve got ’em: Flavored vape ban alarms Arizona retailers

State boards waste little time approving professional licenses under new law

Arizona officials fear fallout as new tariffs on Chinese goods start

Disability service providers feel overlooked in state-Flagstaff wage spat

Wells Fargo agreement called ‘tremendous victory’ for consumers, Navajo

Kayenta Mine layoffs hit, as Navajo Generating Station closure looms

With so much construction, why is affordable housing so scarce in Phoenix?

Rosie the Riveter 2.0: Welding, wielding power in male-dominated industry

Tourism tension in Instagram age: $1 billion in AZ taxes, challenges to preservation

Burning questions: How to deal with 157-degree dashboards, dead batteries and blowouts

Phoenix police roll out more body cameras; 950 officers now have them

Hawaii at their fingertips: Middle-school students take virtual field trips

Arizona acupuncture board takes on the opioid crisis

Vapors, oils and brownies: AZ Supreme Court decision boosts medical marijuana industry

Arizona ranks 46th for childhood well-being, Kids Count report says

Salt River Project prepares businesses for monsoon season

Ducey, at White House, touts benefits of new occupational licensing law

Trump plan for tariffs on Mexican goods finds little support in Arizona

Citrus squeeze: Pushed by development, costs, citrus shrinks in state economy

Fare enough: Uber, Lyft surge ahead of cabs in campaign expense reports

Capitol Hill internships always paid off – this summer they’ll pay, too

Mexico becomes top U.S. trade partner for first time

Battling tariffs, drought and milk substitutes, Arizona dairy farmers expand their global reach

Electric scooter companies fight to keep rolling in Mexico and U.S.

Census: Maricopa County – again – saw country’s biggest population gains

Arizona’s messy tax system hampers small businesses battling online retailers for tax fairness

prison cell block and bars

Advocates work to slow the revolving door of repeat prisoners

Arizona becomes the first state to recognize all out-of-state occupational licenses

Alliance of American Football suspends operations just 8 weeks into first season

CBP cuts Sunday hours at Mariposa port to free officers for border duty

Bill to slice minimum wage for young part-time workers heads to Senate

Arizona lawmakers hope to close insurance-coverage gap in telemedicine

Maricopa woman shares story in call for an end to mandatory arbitration

Ducey’s budget would add $56 million to day care subsidies for low-income families

As trade deal looms, North American farm officials pledge cooperation

UA professor sues state over denial of health-care coverage to transgender employees

Find a lawyer: Arizona Bar’s online site matches clients, attorneys

Employees hustle ‘nonstop’ to meet blossoming demand for Valentine’s Day roses

Shutdown cost economy $11 billion, but long-term effects likely minimal

It’s the law that can’t be obeyed: Firms hire with E-Verify on hiatus

Bill targeting ‘unfair’ trade in Mexican produce would raise prices, critics say

Mexican ambassador expresses confidence new trade deal will get done

Breaking into construction: How an ADOT program attracts women and minorities

Historic Phoenix restaurants are rare but leave lasting impacts


Health insurance premiums to drop about 10 percent in Arizona next year

U.S.-Canada trade deal gives AZ dairy farmers hope, but worries about Mexico tariffs remain

Report: Dip in gaming revenues offset by other gains at Arizona casinos

Arizona economic groups cheer new trade deal between U.S., Mexico and Canada

Hungry for jobs, people with Down syndrome learn to cook

Phoenix takes steps toward a more pedestrian friendly downtown

Court: Bartenders, waiters entitled to higher pay for non-tipped work

Free thinkers: Advocates tout universal basic income, despite critics

Poverty rate falls in Arizona, but still exceeds national average

Thanks to new sponsorship, Arizona Cardinals’ home to be renamed State Farm Stadium

Missing this Labor Day? Labor, as builders scramble to find workers

Drought, wildfires take toll on Colorado river-rafting industry

Arizona business leader hopeful as U.S., Mexico agree on NAFTA update

SunZia power lines would destroy wetlands, kill birds, opponents say

Tribal energy loan program starts, more than a decade after its OK

After 11 years, legal, bureaucratic battles over Rosemont Mine continue

Arizona GDP grew 2.5 percent in first quarter, ahead of national rate

Toilet water mold, fast food and futons: Many minor leaguers live below poverty line

Gender gap in pay begins with children’s allowances, app maker’s analysis suggests

Court: Former Arizona broadcaster owes millions in taxes on sale

Cactus League economic impact makes double-figure jump

Mesa firm gets front-row seat at White House ‘Made in America’ showcase

IT company expands to Phoenix, adds to Arizona’s booming tech sector

Yuma lettuce growers work to rebuild consumer trust after E. coli outbreak in March

Trump plan to boost coal eyed cautiously by Navajo power plant backers

Native American coal miners seek 90-day pause in shutdown of Navajo Generating Station

Solar flare: Dynamic Ayton could be answer to Suns’ struggling franchise

Arizona unemployment remains at 4.9%; national level at 18-year low

New steel, aluminum tariffs worry Arizona firms, raise trade war fears

Control tower demolition latest step in renovation of ISM Raceway

Scottsdale bike-sharing companies see rapid growth, but ditched bikes cause concerns

Hurricane provides opportunity for Puerto Rico’s battered tourism industry

Tucson entrepreneur finds his groove cutting records out of unusual materials

Despite gains, Native American employment still lags behind nation

Few Arizona buildings certified as ‘net zero,’ extreme climate poses challenges

Tens of thousands of Arizona businesses have yet to renew ‘sales tax’ license

Change in Park Service policy catches some seasonal workers off-guard

River dreams: Native female entrepreneur starts Grand Canyon rafting company

Photo series: Entrepreneurs in their element

California’s cost of living pushes people to move to Arizona

Need a boost? One Scottsdale company provides trendy IV vitamin drips

Lawmakers, witnesses grapple with how to save Navajo Generating Station

Tech behind cryptocurrency craze could disrupt medicine, housing and ID security

Arizona sees continued solar job growth, despite national dip in 2017

Alamo Lake boating and fishing takes hit during dam maintenance by Corps of Engineers

Mesa entrepreneur ignores heart doctors’ warnings, launches career in fitness

Vegan grocery store opens in Glendale, a first for Arizona

Global Market demonstrates pop-up concept can benefit nonprofit organizations

Phoenix cannabis company uses Super Bowl trash to make concrete in struggling California town it owns

Wildflower Bread Co. owner says DACA employees crucial to company’s survival

Chandler recycling company gives jeans a new life

TicketGuardian 500 showcases renovation project at ISM Raceway

Waiters, bartenders worry that proposed rule to pool tips will hit pay

Arizona gun shop owner on retailers’ new restrictions: ‘I can understand why they did it’

3 major retailers across the country ban sale of guns, ammunition to customers younger than 21 years old

Advocacy group warns public about ‘regressive’ policies on environment, solar industry

Lawmaker: Lack of regulation on Arizona tattoo industry is ‘shocking’

Making wine at home uncorks custom blends

Arizona Democrats call Trump’s 2019 budget plan a ‘slap in the face’

Arizona could allow tax payments in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

Arizona ranks 36th in prosperity, according to new report

Arizona medical-marijuana marketing becomes more mainstream

Despite gains, Arizona blacks still lag in employment, income

Virtual reality arcades entertain with immersive games

Nikola Motors Co. to build 1-million-square-foot manufacturing plant in Buckeye, move headquarters

Customs rotates officers into Nogales to deal with staffing shortages

Hispanic chamber: If Salvadorans with TPS are deported, Arizona’s economy would suffer

‘Sky’s the limit’: Phoenix Open happy to keep growing

It’s all in the details: Polishing cars into moneymakers at Barrett-Jackson

Local Valley program gives Latinos the power of entrepreneurship

January 8, 2018 Newscast

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey pushes efforts to reduce recidivism

Fresh Express mobile market sells thousands of fruits and vegetables to low-income areas

Promoters to launch Ace Comic Con in Glendale as comic book industry experiences revival

Number of Latino business owners on rise in Arizona

Arizona rancher on Mexico border uses science to breed sustainable cattle


Renovations, name change brings a new look and feel to Phoenix Raceway

Mixed feelings on NAFTA in Mexico as talks on pact continue

Mexico seeks edge with high-tech ‘Agroparks’

Mexicans work to reclaim corn as their own

Scottsdale ranked No. 8 in country for vegan and vegetarian ‘friendliness’

Caught in hard-hit fields, Latinos help themselves escape recession

Arizonans pay less for funeral services compared to rest of nation

‘Unsustainable’ growth gives way to slow recovery on state jobless rate

Arizona-based women-only boxing franchise expands to keep up with fitness trends

After reeling with U.S. economy, immigrant remittances rebound

Cyber warfare range opens in Phoenix, trains public to fight threats

Construction claws back from recession, ‘new normal’ still unclear


Dessert delivery company explores ‘ghost restaurant’ concept in Valley

Old telephone

Phoenix telephone museum re-opens doors, but still faces challenges

The Rev. Bob Larson

Arizona-based exorcist: Half of world’s population has demons, he turns to Skype to release them

Archaeology professor, students dig into Bisbee baseball history

Flake joins McCain as Republicans line up behind Senate tax-cut plan


Too historic to tear down? Battling over blighted houses in Bisbee


Experts: Holiday spending off to strong start, but that doesn’t necessarily equate to full-time jobs

Arizona residents, Trump take competing tax plan appeals to Capitol


Scottsdale furniture consignment shops join ‘shared marketing’ effort to boost sales

High-profile cases

Arizona HR expert: ‘Time will tell’ if high-profile sexual harassment allegations impact number of claims

Arizona lawmakers split along party lines as House approves tax cut

With nod to roots, developers plan to retrofit Park Central Mall into modern cool

Automated bartending hits Valley, but will it replace humans?

Speedy Cash

Consumer advocates: New protections on high-interest, short-term loans take ‘first step’

1 Arizona filer in 5 took state, local deduction House wants to drop

Arizona lawmakers split as House begins work on GOP tax-reform plan

Buyer beware: Experts say home sellers don’t have to disclose murders, hauntings

Playing the odds: Valley surgeon lives double life as successful poker player


Attendees, Phoenix officials praise inaugural Lost Lake Festival

Abrazo Maryvale Campus

Maryvale residents express concerns about hospital closure

Kitten being bottle-fed

Arizona Humane Society encourages fostering to reduce ‘astronomical’ cost of caring for kittens

Filling out application

New initiative focuses on connecting Maryvale residents to jobs

‘He only wanted to help’: 13-year-old brings popular charity to Sloan Park

Phoenix-based meditation studio hopes to expand into national franchise

EPA scraps Clean Power Plan, but utilities still vow lower emissions

Wells Fargo Bank

Report: Arizona among states with numerous financial complaints from older consumers

Tiny home trend slow to grow in Arizona, but developers plan new projects

Going for broke: Many pro athletes still struggling with finances

ADOT trains truckers from Mexico to pass safety inspections, increase business

Nail designs by Sarah Waite.

Phoenix nail artist capitalizes on Instagram success

Arizona expert tells panel Equifax breach could be worse than thought

Venture Madness

Valley tech startups struggle to secure capital, organizations try to fill gap

Peabody says potential buyers could keep Navajo Generating Station open

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Annual Economic Outlook audience

Phoenix Chamber event: Experts optimistic, but cautious about economic growth

The Phoenix Sky Train

Sky Harbor satisfaction rankings jump, officials credit emphasis on customers

Copper project in Florence wins appeal, could break ground this winter

Deli cashier

Gilbert deli creates jobs for adults with autism, developmental disabilities

Tooker House

New ASU dorm features Amazon Echo Dots, other new tech to create ‘engineering mindset’

Arizona poverty remains among highest in nation, despite recent gains

Napolitano has hopes for NAFTA talks, despite U.S.-Mexico climate

Economist: Lack of postsecondary education will hurt US economy

Aerial shot of Phoenix

Valley workers had highest wage increases in US

Sinema, McSally invited to White House for bipartisan tax reform talks

Wrong-way simulation

Scottsdale company teaches motorists to avoid wrong-way drivers

Mission Possible Cafe provides community with Mexican cuisine, job training

Waiting room

Phoenix Children’s Hospital prepares to open new emergency department to accommodate patient growth

Museum of the West

Study: Phoenix arts generate more than $400 million to economy

Sierra Vista firm gets contract for part of border wall construction

Political message a sign of tension as Roosevelt Row development continues


GCU students’ love of ‘boarding’ drives launch of electric longboard company

Appeals court gives restaurant workers another chance in wages lawsuit

DACA recipient

Arizona business leaders say DACA repeal could have millions in economic impact

As ‘gig economy’ grows, labor experts split on whether it’s good or bad

Arizona files lawsuit against Chandler-based opioid company, accuses it of fraudulent practices

Chinese Cultural Center Outside

Phoenix Chinese community shocked by sale of cultural center property

Pentagon recognizes SRP for programs supporting Guard and reserves

cardboard school bus

Arizona group wants $57 million Volkswagen settlement to go toward electric school buses

Trump comments on NAFTA talks put some Arizona businesses on edge

Income for African Americans fell in last decade, Census says

ATMs dealing in digital currency making digital cash a reality

Expensive, slow, frustrating: Renters, landlords have little government support

Women who travel spend billions but still do all the work, including laundry

Arizona official: EPA rule puts ‘extraordinarily high’ burden on mines

Suns owner Sarver eyeing new arena in quest to return team to prominence

Senators call limits on trade, travel with Cuba a travel ban in reverse

‘No surprises’ as administration releases goals for renegotiating NAFTA

Not going anywhere: Former ASU AD Patterson to lead Coyotes’ Valley-wide arena search

Arizona farmer testifies regulators hinder, more than help, organics

Arizona furniture company wins trademark suit in federal court

What’s the score?: People getting credit scores may not understand them

How much do you know about your credit score?

Komen Arizona chapter closes, other groups continue race to end cancer

Tucson utility proposes $6 million cut to energy conservation programs

Investment in investments: Officials pitch state to foreign investors

Arizona poem emblazoned on screen at U2 revival of Joshua Tree tour

Ducey touts value of Mexico trade, hopes to be in any negotiations

Despite higher hourly rate, housing still out of minimum-wage reach

House OKs financial reform bill, consumer advocates worry about impact

Food-service jobs saw record first-quarter jump, despite wage increase

How will you celebrate National Doughnut Day?

Medical marijuana cardholders grow new businesses

What have your experiences been with Route 66?

Think roses can’t grow in the Arizona desert? Rose industry flourishes here.

Shortage of Native American physicians creates concerns, elicits calls for action

Arizona businesses like Trump tax plan, not its chances in Congress

Justa Center in Phoenix helps address ‘surge’ of older homeless population

Arizona food deserts: How can leaders and residents address the issue?

Muslims seek religiously inclusive food, beauty services in Phoenix area

Local restaurants embrace Arizona Restaurant Week to attract new customers

HHS: Arizona health insurance premiums almost tripled since 2013

Cosplay industry grows rapidly, Arizona benefits from pop culture phenomenon

From bug zappers to brain games: Meet some Flinn Foundation bioscience winners

Trump’s first budget draws praise, pans from Arizona lawmakers

Supreme Court facade

Supreme Court sends second divorce settlement case back to Arizona

Arizona universities push for gender equality when hiring faculty

Parker saloon owner turns to solar for power, but keeps other technology at bay

Power official backs transparency bill, after questions about spending

Arizona vegans, vegetarians say they have more dining options now

How will robots change the agricultural industry in Arizona?

As textbook prices rise, college seeks alternatives for students

Arizona’s Old West history plays important role in state tourism

Three Arizona state prisons plan to add employment centers to help soon-to-be released inmates find jobs

Cities deprived of venture capital look for ways to share the wealth

Solar could replace Navajo Generating Station power, but not its jobs

National park visitors spent $995 million at nearby businesses in state

After leaving ASU, Jack Elway quits football, forges own path

Downtown Phoenix struggles with affordable housing in midst of development

Gun sales in state start to climb back up after January’s Trump slump

Mining expansion leaves Florence community uneasy

‘Brain drain’ persists in Arizona

Arizona’s tech sector taking steps to rise to prominence

Can Arizona become a foodie destination? State officials, restaurant association think so

Advocates criticize Latino vendors for bids on ‘shameful’ border wall

Paradise Valley-based nonprofit Mother’s Grace supports mothers, families

Experts: More pet owners turning to prosthetics to help increase mobility

Rising gas prices in Arizona won’t stop drivers from stepping on the gas

Arizonans paid $11,264 in federal tax in 2016, below U.S. average

Time’s running out for Arizonans to claim millions in old tax refunds

Water conditions on Upper Salt River could draw thousands of tourists to raft

Officials break ground on downtown Phoenix’s first grocery store

Cannabis Business Expo in Phoenix highlights ‘sophistication’ of growing industry

Unwelcome house calls: Arizonans complain about medical debt collectors

Starbucks VP: ASU tuition program ‘great’ for business, employees and country

National campaign to restore water ecosystems helps fund projects in Verde Valley

Red rocks, a water tank and angry neighbors: controversy flows in Sedona

Water cooperation across U.S.-Mexico border essential, complex

Solar jobs continue growth in Arizona, not as fast as rest of nation

Hollow Holiday

Report: Arizona women earn 83 percent of what men earn; U.S. gap wider

Stanton talks Phoenix hosting mega events and more in full interview

Minimum wage workers: Share your insight

American Indian Disability Summit connects youth and unemployed with services, training

Lenders reassure students, after feds allow collection fees on defaults

From fresh produce to inmate job training, Nogales food bank fills a basket of needs

Change to believe in: $1 coin, other changes could save billions

Bill to exempt tribes from some labor oversight draws union concerns

HGTV outfits Scottsdale home with ‘smart’ technology for contest

Phoenix officials tout new ‘Lost Lake’ music festival, but neighbors express concerns

City of Phoenix opens new trade office, signs economic agreements with two Mexican cities

Trump rolls back Obama coal, clean-air rules; critics question impact

Just like death and taxes, tax scammers are a sure thing, IRS warns

Final Four security to include ‘busiest night in the history of Downtown Phoenix’

Female entrepreneurs launch expo to promote black-owned businesses in Phoenix area

Time to take out the trash: Young innovators work on ways to reduce landfill waste

UA partners with company to make concrete out of byproduct from coal mining

Arizona students combine forces to gain speed on SpaceX’s Hyperloop competition

Beneficial Beans cafe opens at Burton Barr library to help autistic adults gain employment skills

Coworking space focused on female entrepreneurs plans to open Valley location

Range of factors combine to keep state on ‘solid’ job growth pace

APS customers raise concerns about potential rate hike at Arizona Corporation Commission hearing

Phoenix program offers low-income residents assistance in landing higher-paying jobs