Arizona Business News

More than $200M to be used to address homelessness
More than $200 million from two different Arizona funds will be allocated to communities ready to address homelessness through housing, supportive services and programs. About $150 million is from the new state budget. That’s more than double its previous allocation.
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Tempe considers new tobacco ordinance
On Thursday, Tempe city officials discussed a potential tobacco ordinance that would regulate licensing for retailers and raise the age of purchase.
June 10, 2023
NPS picks 16 companies to guide Grand Canyon river trips
The National Park Service has selected 16 companies to conduct whitewater trips in Grand Canyon National Park. The companies will provide guided, interpretive, multiday trips on the Colorado River lasting three to 18 days.
June 9, 2023
Arizona getting $380 million from opioid settlements
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office was notified Thursday that agreements have been finalized in opioid settlements with four pharmaceutical companies. The state is set to receive $380 million.
June 9, 2023
How this modern matchmaker helps people find the right person
Aleeza Ben Shalom is a matchmaker, dating coach and host of the new show, "Jewish Matchmaking," on Netflix, which follows Jewish singles in the United States and Israel. She joined The Show to talk about modern matchmaking.
June 9, 2023
Collections: A trip to the Goodwill kick-started a shoe collection
Autriya Maneshni’s collection of Converse Chuck Taylor shoes began with a fateful trip to Goodwill when she was in middle school. Since then, her collection has grown to feature more than a dozen pairs of the classic sneakers.
June 9, 2023
Phoenix park rangers to begin overnight patrols in September
Phoenix has received more than 100 applications for 14 new park ranger positions to patrol city parks overnight. The City Council approved the positions after gathering data from a pilot program using a private security company.
June 9, 2023
Hobbs pick to lead Department of Real Estate gets panel approval
An Arizona Senate panel unanimously voted Thursday to recommend confirmation of Gov. Kate Hobbs’ pick to lead the Arizona Department of Real Estate.
June 9, 2023
Photog approaches family portraits like a documentary
The Show spoke with photographer Jill McNamara about a new way of capturing family moments through documentary family photography.
June 8, 2023
AG wants to protect no-cost preventive health screenings
The Affordable Care Act requires private insurers to cover certain preventive health screenings with no out-of-pocket costs for the patient. But a recent federal court decision out of Texas would block enforcement of that rule.
June 8, 2023
Court sides with Jack Daniels in dispute over dog toy
The Supreme Court on Thursday gave whiskey maker Jack Daniel's reason to raise a glass, handing the company a new chance to win a trademark dispute with the makers of the Bad Spaniels dog toy.
June 8, 2023
Cheerleading could be headed to the Olympics in 2028
The Show spoke with Lauri Harris, executive director of USA Cheer, on how the sport of cheerleading has changed in the last couple of decades.
June 8, 2023
How Scottsdale became the hottest destination for bachelorette parties
Scottsdale has long been one of the most popular destinations for snowbirds, retirees, golfers, baseball fans and other tourists seeking warm temperatures and desert landscapes. But it’s more recently become party central for bachelorettes and a lucrative cottage industry has been springing up around all that revelry.
June 8, 2023
Arizona AG joins push for federal law to support news outlets
Arizona’s Kris Mayes has joined 10 other attorneys general in urging Congress to pass a bipartisan bill they say would address power imbalances between local news outlets and large online platforms.
June 7, 2023
Get ready for hot downtown summer in Phoenix
A few years ago, Megan Thee Stallion ushered in the “Hot Girl Summer," which was followed by a slew of TikTok spinoffs. And there was, of course, the mostly unfulfilled “hot vax summer” of 2021. The Show spoke with Craig Outhier, editor of Phoenix Magazine, on what the theme of the summer could be.
June 7, 2023
What ASUs new medical school means for Arizonas health care industry
To address the question of whether or not an ASU medical school will fix the lack of medical professionals, The Show spoke with Will Humble, director of the Arizona Public Health Association.
June 7, 2023
Climate change has made home insurance hard to get in California, and Arizona could be next
Several major homeowner’s insurance companies have effectively pulled out of California citing “rapidly growing catastrophe exposure” as their reasoning. What does this mean for Arizona — especially as wildfire season begins?
June 7, 2023
$1.2M in safety grants given to 6 Phoenix high schools for on-campus police officers
The Arizona Department of Education has allocated $1.2 million in safety grant funding to a group of Phoenix high schools. The six schools in the Phoenix Union High School District applied for funds to pay for law-enforcement officers on campus.
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June 6, 2023
How will new groundwater rules impact housing development in the Valley?
Arizona’s housing market has been booming in recent years. But now, due to projected groundwater shortfalls, the state is going to start limiting some housing development in areas that rely solely on groundwater.
June 6, 2023
Hobbs vetoes bill to force some areas to dismantle encampments
Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed a bill Monday designed to force communities to dismantle homeless encampments.
June 6, 2023
Forest Service wants to protect about 3,700 acres of forest from mining
The Forest Service wants to protect about 3,700 acres of national forest in Arizona from mining. It wants to protect the Hassayampa River riparian corridor in Yavapai County from mining operations.
June 6, 2023