Furious protesters ask for a re-vote of the presidential preference election at crowded legislative hearing
Shouts of “re-vote” and “resign” interrupted a legislative hearing Monday on Maricopa County’s election day debacle as incensed voters voiced anger, distrust and calls for reform. One man was later arrested by state Department of Public Safety officers
Palo Verde nuclear power plant continues to defy desert
TONOPAH – Many scientists and engineers consider the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station to be a feat of engineering because it’s not near a large body of water – unlike other nuclear power plants around the world.
Some Arizona tribal casinos wage bets on risky demographic: Millennials
SCOTTSDALE – Philip Smith remembers the sights, sounds and smells of the last time he went gambling.
Arizona exporters tout benefits of Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership
The 12 countries that negotiated the Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership released long-awaited details of the deal they struck behind closed doors and Arizona companies expect to benefit.
Phoenix marijuana convention draws job seekers, entrepreneurs
More than 2,000 people attended the inaugural Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo at the Phoenix Convention Center this week.
JP Morgan Chase provides $100K grant boost local business exports to Mexico
Days after officials reached one of the most ambitious international trade deals in history, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton on Thursday unveiled a plan that aims to make metro Phoenix a major player in foreign trade.
Gov. Doug Ducey: Trans-Pacific Partnership makes Arizona more competitive
Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday said he supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership because the trade policy will make Arizona more competitive in the business world.
Arizona business leaders emphasize ethical practices at Integrity Summit
Making money while abandoning ethics continues to be an unsustainable business practice, Arizona-based industry leaders told the crowd gathered at the fifth-annual Integrity Summit on Wednesday.
Toll roads? Increased gas tax? Audit says ADOT faces budget shortfall of $62.7 billion and needs solutions
Motorists may need to pay more at the pump, on the roads or at the cash register to meet the funding needs of the Arizona Department of Transportation through 2035, according to a recent state audit.
Arizona continues push to open new uranium mines near Grand Canyon
Arizona officials continue to support a federal court battle to allow new uranium mining operations on a million acres surrounding the Grand Canyon.
Hong Kong Commissioner: Entrepreneurs in Arizona need to branch out
Hong Kong Commissioner to the U.S. Clement Leung said there were many similarities between Arizona and Hong Kong, and he wants local entrepreneurs to meet face-to-face with their Asian counterparts more often.
Arizona’s economy continues to recover, just very slowly
Spurred by slow but steady employment and housing growth, local and national economists remain cautiously positive about the economic forecast for Arizona.