‘We’re not just numbers, we’re not robots, we’re people’: Workers at Sky Harbor strike over job conditions
PHOENIX – SSP America employees at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport are on strike in hopes of obtaining safer and more equitable working conditions. UNITE HERE Local 11 filed unfair labor practice and discrimination charges against SSP America.
PHOENIX – A Senate committee grilled Arizona Commerce Authority officials Wednesday, just one day after Attorney General Kris Mayes said the agency’s wining and dining of CEOs violated the state’s gift clause.
PHOENIX - Gov. Katie Hobbs unveiled a $16.3 billion fiscal 2025 budget proposal that would close a projected $889 million revenue shortfall by cutting transportation projects and reining in the Empowerment Scholarship Accounts to make room fir $488 million in new initiatives.
NCAA president: Social media harassment of college athletes a growing problem because of sports gambling
PHOENIX – The NCAA Convention welcomed representatives from all over the country this week at the Phoenix Convention Center. In a featured session, sports gambling and its consequences were one of the main stories and offered a preview of the NCAA’s new campaign in March.
The Hispanic middle class has grown faster than the white or Black middle class in the past decade and has reached near-parity with the white middle class in seven states, including Arizona, according to a new Stateline analysis.
PHOENIX – Maricopa County got $2 million in national opioid settlement funds and gave $60,000 to Live and Learn AZ, a local organization that supported April Hernandez so she could overcome a crystal meth addiction and get back on her feet.
WASHINGTON - A “critically important trade battle” over Mexican tomatoes could cost the Arizona economy billions and raise the price of tomatoes by as much as 50%, Arizona businesses, say, if the Commerce Department agrees to raise tariffs as Florida growers want.
PHOENIX – Fantasy football entrepreneur Nick Ercolano and sports betting expert Ben Fawkes explore the evolving landscape of daily fantasy sports, its intertwining relationship with traditional sports betting and the growing concerns surrounding ethics and addiction in the industry.
PHOENIX – Vintage reselling has become a popular full-time job for fashion enthusiasts in the past few years, and vintage markets have become a destination for young shoppers hoping to lessen their environmental impact by avoiding fast fashion.
Risky business: Sports betting, social media and the unintended consequences of attracting a younger demographic
PHOENIX – Sports betting is a booming industry and has become prevalent on social media platforms that are most popular among users under the minimum legal age to gamble. What’s happening, and what are these companies doing to combat the issue?
PHOENIX – All three Arizona public universities are implementing big changes to their medical training programs as part of an Arizona Board of Regents initiative, with new medical schools at ASU and NAU to come.
PHOENIX – The owners of Azteca Bridal are retiring and selling the property. The downtown Phoenix business, a staple in the bridal and quinceañera industry, remained family-owned for the entirety of its 60-year operation.