News releases from Phoenix Business Journal
Arizona unemployment benefits recipients will once again need to show they are actively seeking work, beginning later in May.
After more than a year of witnessing unrelenting death and risking their own exposure on the front lines, some travel nurses are burning out. Experts say the pandemic will have lasting repercussions on...
The week in Valley bankruptcies: All Year Round LLC and Robar Companies file Chapter 7
April 30, 2021
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill into law April 28 that could create a unique way for Arizona sports teams to finance building and renovating stadiums and arenas. The D-backs' CEO said if the team...
Arizona fails to gain electoral vote in 2020 Census
April 26, 2021
Arizona had been expected to gain an electoral vote, but 2020 Census data showed it came up short. See where the Grand Canyon State's population growth stands over the last decade.
GCU names new athletic director
April 26, 2021
Grand Canyon University promoted its interim athletics director to be the permanent vice president of athletics, the school announced Monday. Here's why.
The Arizona Corporation Commission recently voted to preliminarily approve a package of measures regulating when utilities can shut off service for nonpayment.
As Arizona eases into a hopeful, post-pandemic life, here are 13 frequently asked questions about rules and regulations governing schools, businesses, activities and programs.
Palo Verde generator helps Southwest meet climate goals, but future of nuclear is debated
April 24, 2021
Despite skepticism from some researchers and activists about nuclear energy, a recent study finds that the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station outside Phoenix may be key to eliminating carbon...
The week in Valley bankruptcies: Summit Family Restaurants
April 23, 2021
AZ Youthforce program ramps up Valley recruiting efforts
April 23, 2021
The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Valley is taking applications until the end of April from high school students and teenagers looking for work with area employers through its AZ Youthforce internship...
The study, from Washington, D.C.-based State Policy Reports, ranks states based on a combination of factors, including personal income growth, employment growth and population growth.
My View: Federal tax hikes won’t help Arizona manufacturers
April 21, 2021
In this guest column, an executive with the Arizona Manufacturers Council urges Congress to reconsider potential tax hikes and other measures related to funding President Biden's massive infrastructure...
Black Lives Matter Phoenix Metro and other local advocacy groups said that the verdict was not the end of the fight.
At least five gun bills introduced in the Arizona Legislature show the tension between the poles of conservative and progressive viewpoints.
The minute that Gov. Ducey put pen to paper, professional sports teams in Arizona went to work to get ready to add sports betting to their revenue streams.
Jerry Colangelo: Taking integrity from the Olympic basketball courts to the boardroom
April 15, 2021
In this guest column, Jerry Colangelo, the former owner of the Phoenix Suns and Arizona Diamondbacks, makes an announcement about his future while also speaking on the importance having integrity in...
Arizona Chamber names new CEO
April 15, 2021
The new president and CEO replaces Glenn Hamer, who left the job — and the state — in February to become CEO of the Texas Association of Business.
Two Valley readers offer their thoughts in letters to the editor; one urging the Arizona Legislature to foster the kind of democracy to encourage growth of Black-owned businesses; the other letter...
The move will not only make it easier for taxpayers to prepare their taxes before the new May 17 deadline, but Ducey’s office claims Senate Bill 1752 will result in $600 million in savings for Arizona...
Backers and opponents of a proposed mining project in Superior took turns at the microphone April 13 at a hearing in the nation's capital over a bill that could put an end to the project.
In this guest column, the superintendent of Western Maricopa Education Center examines the fallout from the Covid-induced trend that some high school seniors are changing course on their education...
After firing Sean Miller, UArizona looks for replacement who can win games, generate dollars
April 10, 2021
As the University of Arizona searches for a new men’s basketball coach, it will seek one that can sustain the success that has defined the program since the mid-1980s — in wins and revenue gains.
Across Arizona, the push for new technology during the Covid-19 pandemic has led to innovations to help curb loneliness, improve access to health care and track the spread of the disease.
This week in Phoenix business bankruptcies include Gilbert MH LLC, Peaks Fitness LLC and more. For the year, Phoenix has recorded 13 business bankruptcy filings.
“There is still a risk of transmission in our community,” said Dr. Joshua LaBaer, the executive director of ASU’s Biodesign Institute.
Leaders: Arizona Supreme Court decision on gift clause could hinder cities' economic development deals
April 07, 2021
The decision, which ruled against the city of Peoria's incentive to a private university, could have further-reaching effects on government incentives in Arizona, economic development leaders said.
Fry’s set to open new West Valley store
April 06, 2021
Fry’s Food Stores, the Valley’s largest grocery chain, is expanding its footprint even more, opening a new store in Buckeye this spring, with even more locations being considered.
The Arizona Department of Health Services on Monday opened an indoor drive-thru vaccination site at Dexcom’s regional distribution center in Mesa, providing more comfort for all involved as...