IRS referrals for tax-fraud prosecutions still falling in state, nation
WASHINGTON - The number of taxpayers the IRS referred for criminal prosecutions fell last year to the lowest levels of the Obama administration, and the agency said it expects numbers will continue to drop in coming years.
Stanton: New Suns venue downtown should also house Coyotes
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton on Tuesday announced his commitment not only to keep the Phoenix Suns in downtown, but to bring the NHL’s Arizona Coyotes to the city – without raising any new taxes.
Maricopa County puts responsibility for Chase Field upgrades on Diamondbacks
Maricopa County said the Diamondbacks “have almost total responsibility for the maintenance, operation, and repair of Chase Field,” and the agreements between the team and the county "do not establish any contractual requirement to provide the Team a 'state-of-the-art' stadium," according to two letters provided to Cronkite News by the county.
More medical marijuana dispensaries may soon crop up in Arizona
Arizona could see an increase in medical marijuana dispensaries after the Arizona Department of Health Services opens up applications this summer. It’s the first time the department will allow new dispensaries since it issued the first licenses in 2012.
Report: Arizona taxes, regulations rank it high for economic outlook
WASHINGTON - Lower taxes, fewer regulations and right-to-work laws helped push Arizona toward the top of a report this week ranking states on their economic outlook.
$274 million economic impact of January’s college champ game is highest yet in Arizona
The 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship game generated far more money for the Arizona economy than any of Arizona’s previous college football championship games, according to a study by Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business.
Eco-friendly green burials become more popular in Arizona, the U.S.
An alternative, environmentally-focused way of interment is picking up popularity across the United States.
Nootropics pop up on college campuses, but do these ‘smart drugs’ actually work?
TEMPE – It's no secret college students have used “smart drugs” to enhance their performance in school. They often turn to medication such as Adderall and Vyvanse, prescription stimulants used to treat Attention Deficit Disorder.
Suns D-League team rises in Prescott Valley
PRESCOTT VALLEY - Prescott Valley officials were beaming following Tuesday’s announcement that the NBA Development League affiliate of the Phoenix Suns was moving to the small community 90 miles north of the parent club’s Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix.
Will the proposed downtown Phoenix Fry’s get a tax break from the city?
Fry’s Food Store grocery store last week announced plans to build downtown Phoenix’s first full-service grocery store.
Arizona’s increase in exports help draw global business leaders
America’s Competitiveness Exchange on Innovation and Entrepreneurship has come to Arizona this week with 45 representatives from 24 countries.
From fad to flames: The rise and fall of the hoverboard industry
After colleges began regulating them, public entities banned them and retailers pulled them from shelves, one of 2015’s biggest fads has faded.