Initial response strong to special Affordable Care Act open enrollment

Wearing retro on your sleeve: Vintage T-shirts pop up in resale stores, markets across Phoenix

Travel nurses, staffing industry pushed to the limits by COVID

California amusement parks reopen at 25% capacity with limits on out-of-state visitors

As air travel increases, so do concerns about COVID-19 safety measures

Tribal officials outline infrastructure gap ‘big as the Grand Canyon’

Biden cites infrastructure needs in Arizona, other states, to push plan

‘Dog-flipping’ on the rise as more Americans seek companionship during pandemic

‘Water protector’: Indigenous illustrator wins Caldecott Medal for children’s book

‘Sorry, buddy’: Athletes saying ‘no’ to autograph seekers symbolic of COVID-19 era

Death, taxes and April 15? Maybe not. Tax filing dates shift in 2021

Limited Cactus League attendance has ripple effect on local businesses

‘Fourth wave’: As mask mandates are lifted, Arizona health researchers urge COVID-19 caution

Businesses get another 60 days to apply for pandemic relief assistance

Feds extend eviction moratorium for 90 days to slow COVID-19 spread

Thrift shops and sustainable fashion outlets thrive during the pandemic

Recreational marijuana sales race ahead, but industry equity falls behind

As U.S. tourists head south to escape the pandemic, Mexican travelers head north

House gives final OK to relief bill that will send billions to Arizona

Historic drought brings lean times for Sonora ranchers, farmers

From food robots to an app for loneliness, COVID drives technological research

Sinema faces blowback for minimum wage vote; long-term damage unclear

Deployed, then unemployed, military veterans fight to find jobs

Almonds break out of their shells at an almond farm in Fresno, Calif.

Investors now can bet on California’s water, helping agriculture withstand dry spells

Never pay debts with gift cards, new Arizona consumer program warns

Workers rally in Phoenix, U.S. for $15 minimum wage, end of reliance on tipping

Lost jobs and rising hunger: St. Mary’s Food Bank shifts gears during COVID-19

Arizona mayors join plea for $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill with city aid

Unemployment dips in Arizona for December, but jobs are still tight

Female inmate firefighters build character but often can’t use fire skills after release

Independent music venues struggle to stay afloat during pandemic

Trump makes way in at least one part of Washington – souvenir shops

Digitized health records, safety apps could be game-changer for athletes at every level

For Sonora’s tianguistas, other informal workers, COVID-19 brings unique challenges

After four years of tumult, businesses hopeful for Biden trade policy

ACA enrollment uptick a ‘pleasant surprise’ after years of declines

Michelangelo up close: Exhibit brings replicas of Sistine Chapel masterpieces to Phoenix

Holiday punch: COVID-19 worries mean no holiday party for most offices

Gilbert’s Made With Love Market reopens, brings together small business owners

Food banks receive government help to fill bellies during holidays

Holiday travel down this year, but millions still hit roads, airports

Hot races, new battleground status make Phoenix tops for political ads

Separate and unequal: Pay gap affects women, minorities, families

September jobless rate rose, as more workers got back in labor force

Shuttered by COVID-19, concert venues band together for a virtual show

Magic Kingdom fans impatient over continued closure of Disneyland

Fire damage, ‘smoke taint’ add to challenges for Napa wineries during peak of harvest

Making a splash: Resort, lagoon and sky bar added to Glendale sports entertainment district ahead of Super Bowl

Nationwide airline layoffs hit hundreds of workers in Arizona

Democrats pounce on Trump income tax story, renew calls for transparency

Arizona poverty rate continued fall in 2019, still topped national rate

‘Crazy, crazy’ real estate market puts Gilbert near top of rankings

Arizona users shrug at U.S. ban on TikTok, WeChat as Chinese spy tools

Arizona jobless rate plummets in August, nearing pre-pandemic levels

Making ‘dreams come true’: New technology puts players in command of recruitment process

Golf in Sun Devil Stadium? Creativity in play for 365 team during COVID-19

Ivanka Trump stumps for father, attends business roundup hosted by Ducey

As workers call for aid, Senate again stalls on COVID-19 relief bill

Coconino official joins plea for continued federal support of rural counties

Report: Arizona had highest ‘housing loss’ rate; more evictions coming

American Airlines says Arizona to lose fewer jobs than first threatened

Experts fear pandemic could spur dramatic spike in homelessness

Payroll ‘holiday’ begins, but it’s not clear that anyone’s celebrating

Threatened American Airlines layoffs leave Arizona employees anxious

Months later, communities still await federal aid for the homeless

Republicans defend Postal Service, accuse Democrats of scare tactics

Postal Service cuts already being felt in Arizona, raise election fears

Given history of discrimination, can community help Black-owned businesses survive COVID-19?

Cactus Bowl awaits news on progress of 2020 season, sponsorship deal

Arizona Medicaid recipients topped 2 million after five-month surge

As feds debate COVID-19 deal, clock is ticking on state eviction protection

Arizona dairy farms pivot from restaurants to food banks as COVID-19 shifts demand

Unhappy hour: Bar owners sue, call Ducey closure order unconstitutional

As pandemic rages, farmworkers say employers are ‘prioritizing production over … lives’

Good roads, bad drivers: Arizona interstates deadliest in nation, report says

Grand Canyon businesses claw back, slowly, after 2019, 2020 setbacks

Mutual aid groups band together to help those in need during COVID-19

Arizona business leaders have high hopes as USMCA takes effect

Arizona jobless rate drops sharply, but still at twice pre-COVID levels

GOP eyeing new convention sites, raising hopes of Arizona officials

Curfew curtailing casinos? Don’t bet on it, owners say

Cities, counties to get $441 million in direct COVID-19 relief funds

As holiday crowds packed tourist spots, fears rose of COVID-19 spread

Report: Treasury formula for COVID-19 funding shortchanges some tribes

Holidays, on ice: COVID-19 upends Memorial Day weekend travel plans

Buckeye bumped from top spot; Valley cities still post big population gains

Tool shows what many know: Arizona communities at high risk for wildfire

State taking steps to reopen economy, but reviving it could take years

Mother and son percolate coffee business to hire the formerly incarcerated

Whack-a-troll: Watchdogs scramble to keep up with COVID-19 scams, fraud

New jobless claims fall, but unemployment rolls keep growing

How to find a job when so many are out of work

Small farms struggle to get federal relief funds or emergency help from USDA

Nonprofit, 5 Arizona companies give back to first responders

COVID-19 in Arizona: State stay-at-home order extended to May 15

Jobless benefits expand next month, but advocates worry it’s not enough

8 ways to teach kids to manage money as coronavirus keeps families at home

418,000 jobless claims crater 10 years of new jobs in just five weeks

House OKs $484 billion in COVID-19 relief, loans could go out this week

Court upholds real-world conviction in case that used virtual currency

Dairy farmers forced to adjust their practices during COVID-19 pandemic

Businesses hurry up and wait, as relief funds dry up, new fund stalls

State, U.S. jobless claims dip slightly, but still ‘shockingly high’

COVID-19 in Arizona: 11,000 small businesses approved for loans

Hospitals near ‘financial extinction’ from limits to prep for COVID-19

Driving’s down – and that’s driving down insurance claims, premiums

Coronavirus relief payments start landing in Arizonans’ bank accounts

Arizona Housing Fund hopes to move people from the streets into homes

Businesses running out of time, as delays plague week-old loan program

COVID-19 in Arizona: Navajo leaders exposed to illness; state to get 100 ventilators from FEMA stockpile

State, national jobless claims continue surge, experts see no end

COVID-19 in Arizona: Social distancing, face masks may be flattening curve of hospitalizations

Kirkpatrick says Air Force targets Davis-Monthan for bulk of A-10 cuts

‘Overwhelming’ demand on first day of $349 billion small-business aid program

New jobless claims shatter week-old records in state, across nation

COVID-19 in Arizona: Detainees call for immigration courts to halt in-person hearings

COVID-19 in Arizona: Unemployment checks with an extra $600 could come next week

Shelves are bare but grocery warehouses are on the case, industry leader says

Tucson barbers, salons open, despite city order closing other businesses

As COVID-19 cases rise, so do hospital workers’ worries about equipment

Trump signs $2 trillion relief bill hours after House rushes it through

COVID-19 being felt in donations, hours, adoptions at animal shelters

COVID-19 in Arizona: Schools aren’t required to make up lost days, workers will be paid

Jobless claims jump 3 million in a week, Arizona mirrors national trend

Senate approves historic $2 trillion economic stimulus package

Arizona jobless claims skyrocket, as coronavirus starts to hit economy

Economic stimulus bill stalls in Senate, as Democrats, Republicans feud

U.S., Mexico to limit ‘nonessential’ border crossings to stem COVID-19

Grape news: Verde Valley close to becoming a designated wine region

Snowbowl renovation gains speed with Forest Service approval of new ski lift

Small-business owners outline big problems with online sales tax ruling

AZ public health leaders prepared to battle coronavirus, Ducey says

$13 and rising: Flagstaff grapples with highest minimum hourly wage in Arizona

Supreme Court refuses to hear Arizona challenge to California tax law

Report: Low pay makes disability caregivers a ‘workforce in crisis’

Immovable objects: Asarco, striking workers at odds after four months

New mental health center adds 192 beds to underserved Maryvale neighborhood

Endangered species throw roadblock in path of Rosemont Copper mine

Opioids Local

Rising drug prices stoke national debate, and a bold plan in California

Businesses, officials hail USMCA signing, worth billions to state trade

Arizona firms cited for role in hundreds of millions of scam robocalls

Rideshare fee hikes on hold until high court rules on Sky Harbor complaint

As strike against Asarco enters fourth month, workers remain determined

Despite slight uptick, millennials still face homeownership challenges

Help wanted, and wanted, and wanted: Census to hire 57,000 in Arizona

Experts: Tariffs on French cheese, wines, more will cost U.S. consumers

Navajo Generating Station, coal mine face years of breakdown, cleanup

Minimum wage increase puts Arizona near top; advocates say more needed

New overtime rule could affect up to 20,000 Arizona workers in new year

FDA’s sudden increase in legal tobacco age catches retailers off-guard

Trump administration’s push for U.S. uranium production opposed near Grand Canyon

Native American leaders determined to prevent repeat of last census undercount

Jury still out, but officials hopeful about ridesharing to medical care

A moving story: Arizona still nets a gain of residents from other states

House overwhelmingly approves new trade agreement with Canada, Mexico

Latinos left behind as big tech continues to grow

More sober, less excess, but the office holiday party makes a return

Supreme Court rejects Brnovich attempt to fast-track opioids lawsuit

Online shopping, extended sales dim, don’t defeat, Black Friday frenzy

To ease teacher shortage, pilot program in Tucson offers free tuition, $1,000 a month

Plane Noisy

Thanksgiving travelers told to expect record-breaking passenger numbers

House panel advances bill to expand farmworker visas, green card access

cybersecurity lock

In or out?: Millions affected by Equifax breach must decide this week

Navajo pull backing for tribal energy company over coal mine purchases

Falling foot traffic across border worries businesses, state officials

SRP confirms that last day for Navajo Generating Station just days away

Arizona farmers like – but don’t love – ‘agricultural immigration’ bill

Manufacturing jobs now outnumber construction jobs in Arizona, Ducey says

Asarco, striking workers set to resume contract talks in two weeks

Two weeks into strike against Asarco, contract talks at a standstill

Arizona saw some of deepest cuts, biggest tuition hikes since recession

House panel OKs update to mining law; critics say it will kill industry

Census officials will work to accurately count all communities in 2020

No talks between company, union, as Asarco strike enters its third day

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