Business News

Impossible Burgers Hitting Restaurants, Grocery Stores
Burger King is currently experimenting with a new burger. The burger is called the Impossible Whopper, and it’s exactly like a regular Whopper, except for the fact that there’s no meat involved.
May 23, 2019
Sedona Unveils Plan To Balance Tourism, Sustainability
Sedona has been one of Arizona’s most attractive tourist destinations for many years, from its natural resources to hiking to more spiritual-related items like vortexes.
May 23, 2019
Environmentalists, Tribes Battle Proposed Rosemont Mine
A proposed mine in southeastern Arizona is pitting environmentalists and tribes against groups who say this would be a massive economic boon for the state.
May 23, 2019
AZ Corp Comm Allows APS Rate Hike — But Won
Utility regulators decided that the Arizona Public Service Company will not need to reverse its controversial $95 million rate hike that affected 1 million customers in 2017. However, they also will not dismiss a complaint about the rate hike brought forward by Phoenix resident Stacey Champion.
May 23, 2019
 John Shannon: Coyotes Getting New Owners, Suns Up For Sale
Sportsnet in Canada reporter John Shannon says new majority owners are taking control of the Arizona Coyotes, and Robert Sarver has quietly listed the Phoenix Suns for sale. The deals, Shannon says, could put the teams closer to sharing an arena again.
May 23, 2019
Phoenix Budget: More Money For Police, Fire, Parks, Libraries
Phoenix is close to approving a final budget for the new fiscal year that starts July 1. The total general fund budget is $1.4 billion. That includes a $55 million surplus beyond what’s needed to cover city services.
May 23, 2019
Budget Tax Cuts Move Forward In Arizona Legislature
The $11.8 billion dollar state budget cleared its first hurdles Wednesday as the package of spending and tax cuts was approved by a pair of legislative panels.
May 23, 2019
Hudbay Looking To Sell 30% Stake In Rosemont Mine
According to a report made Tuesday, Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals is looking to sell a portion of its ownership in the Rosemont Mine. The proposed open pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains southeast of Tucson would be the third largest copper mine in the United States.
May 23, 2019
$45M Claim For Incapacitated Woman Who Gave Birth
Lawyers for an incapacitated woman who was raped and later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state, saying she may have been impregnated before.
May 22, 2019
Dairy Association To Pay $40 Mil To Settle Claims Of False Pricing
An association of dairy cooperatives will pay $40 million to settle claims by farmers that false pricing data depressed milk prices.
May 22, 2019
Health Care Leader Sees Wins, Losses In Proposed Arizona Budget
Ann-Marie Alameddin, president and CEO of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association, joined The Show to talk about how the budget handles health care concerns.
May 22, 2019
Arizona Lawmaker Wants $32 Vehicle Registration Fee Dropped
One controversial portion of the Arizona GOP budget proposal would repeal a $32 vehicle registration fee over five years. Sen. Michelle Ugenti-Rita said she won’t vote for the budget unless the fee is dropped entirely.
May 22, 2019
Republicans Defend Tax Cuts In Face Of Teacher Demands
Republican lawmakers on Tuesday defended tax cuts in the budget deal they made with Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey despite demands from teachers for an end to further revenue cuts until schools are fully funded.
May 22, 2019
MCCCD Board To Decide On Worker Pay, Property Taxes
The Maricopa County Community College District chief operating officer presented budget requests at a special governing board meeting Tuesday. Those requests included a 2 percent raise or at least $1,000 for all full-time faculty and classified staff. Adjunct faculty and temporary hourly employees would also get a pay raise.
May 21, 2019
Trump Nominates Barbara Barrett For Air Force Secretary
President Donald Trump has nominated an aerospace executive to be the next secretary of the Air Force. Trump says in a tweet that he has chosen Barbara Barrett, former chairman of the Aerospace Corporation, to replace Heather Wilson who is stepping down at the end of this month after two years on the job.
May 21, 2019
High Contamination Rates Halt Residential Recycling
As of last Friday, the second largest garbage and recycling company in North America will no longer accept residential recycling from facilities in New Orleans.
May 21, 2019
Cars whiz by on Scottsdale Road, crossing McDowell. Yo the south is Tempe. Just north of here is Old Town Scottsdale. A half-mile to the west, condos and apartments are springing up. Across Scottsdale Road, you can see construction cranes and the sails of SkySong. But here, on the southwest corner, it’s a different story.
May 21, 2019
Program Kicks Off To Alleviate
A new partnership is kicking off in the Valley today in an effort to help people in three specific areas get better access to healthy foods.
May 21, 2019
Republican Budget Proposal Includes $325 Million Tax Cut
Gov. Doug Ducey and Republican legislative leaders have struck a deal on a nearly $12 billion budget. It includes a $325 million tax cut, some additional education funding, a deposit into the rainy day fund and pay raises for corrections officers.
May 21, 2019
Gosar’s Office Tops In Travel Spending In 2018
Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar’s congressional office spent the most of any U.S. House of Representatives member last year on “official” travel. That’s travel that taxpayers pay for — not privately funded travel or campaign travel. Gosar’s office has consistently ranked near the top among House members in this category.
May 21, 2019

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