Business Desk

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport was ranked the best airport in the United States for air travelers for the second time in a row.
The Pulse: Why Put Carpets In Cars When They’re So Hard To Clean?
Why do most cars have carpets? Jason Torchinsky, senior editor of the car website, has been wondering that for a while.
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Report: AZ Tribal Gaming Impact Is $4.7B Annually
A new report says tribal gaming in Arizona has an annual economic and fiscal impact of several billion dollars.
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Phoenix Leaves
The League of Arizona Cities and Towns has lost its largest member. After more than 80 years, Phoenix has withdrawn from the group.
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Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Has Record Growth, Adds New Airlines
The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport has been getting steadily busier — and that trend is set to continue.
Ag Tech Company Moving Headquarters From Kansas To Scottsdale
AgJunction is moving headquarters from east Kansas to Scottsdale because, the CEO said in a statement, of the state’s focus on autonomous and ag tech industries.
Honeywell Aerospace To Relocate Albuquerque Operations
The Albuquerque Journal reports the company told employees Thursday that its Albuquerque operations would be moved to Honeywell sites in Arizona, Florida and Puerto Rico over the next year.
Former Treasurer Pleads Guilty To Fraud, Theft
The former treasurer of two northern Arizona organizations has pled guilty to fraud, conflict of interest charges and theft. More than $100,000 were mishandled.
How The Decline Of Local News Is Affecting Democracy
It’s no secret that newspapers are on the decline. But a new study from the University of North Carolina’s School of Media and Journalism shows that the problem is far more widespread than we previously thought.
Former State Senate Minority Leader David Schapira, and Kevin DeMenna, a senior advisor with DeMenna Public Affairs joined The Show to talk about the see-sawing US Senate race, as well as some of the others that are still too-close-to-call and lawsuits dealing with uncounted ballots.
What Maricopa County
Earlier this year, the Census Bureau reported that Maricopa County was the fastest growing county in the U.S. last year, adding almost 74,000 people. With all of those people moving to the state and the Valley, what does that mean for the region and the kinds of services it provides?
Water Restrictions, Hot Temperatures Squeeze Arizona
As one of Arizona’s founding five C’s, citrus production predates statehood. Today, citrus trees still line roadways across the Valley, but the industry is stuck — and for one fruit, the market can no longer grow.
Corp Comm Allows Hookups In Johnson Utilities Area
The commission put a pause on new hookups in October to assess the potential impact on areas within the Johnson Utilities service area.
Arizona Senate Race Among Record Election Spending
A trade group says total spending on local TV ads for this midterm election set a record. Final numbers still need to be confirmed, but so far, local TV ads topped more than $3 billion across the country.
Why We All Need To Know About Central Arizona Project Board
There are some races we probably all knew about heading into Tuesday’s election — like the race for governor, or Kyrsten Sinema’s battle with Martha McSally for Arizona’s open Senate seat.
Voters OK Ban On Taxing Services, But Could They Be Asked To Revisit?
When Arizona voters approved Proposition 126 by a nearly 2-1 margin on Tuesday, they prohibited the state from taxing services, like gym and country club memberships, haircuts and pet grooming.
FDA Approves New Opioid Amid Addiction Crisis
The opioid addiction crisis is a reality across the country. It’s led to — among other steps — increased regulation. It’s in this reality that the Food and Drug Administration has approved of a new opioid called Dsuvia, which is intended to be used specifically by the Department of Defense.
Arizona voters soundly rejected Proposition 127 when they went to the polls. That would have required half of Arizona’s energy to come from renewable sources over the next decade.
Corp Comm Puts Moratorium On Johnson Utilities
The Arizona Corporation Commission has placed a partial moratorium on new water and sewer connections from Johnson Utilities’ service area in Pinal County.
Barbed Wire Could Spell Trouble For Business
As Arizonans went to the polls in record numbers Tuesday, the U.S. military was stringing razor wire along the border in downtown Nogales, Arizona. Some are worried that more hostile look could impact business in Arizona and Sonora.
Scottsdale Voters Approve Proposition 420
Scottsdale residents voted by a wide margin to amend the city charter to protect preserve lands. The passage of Proposition 420 means that projects in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve must now be approved by voters at a general or special election before moving forward.