(Un)Affordable: How Did Arizona End Up With A Housing Crisis?

Look around Phoenix and you see cranes and construction sites, new buildings everywhere. If you think this city looks like a place that’s developing fast, you’d be right. Our population is among the fastest-growing in the country. Over the last few years, around 200 people have been moving to the Phoenix area every day. Chanel[ … ]

Online Sales Will Soon Be Taxable In Arizona

Most online sales in Arizona will be subject to state sales taxes after the Legislature and governor approved a plan to require online retailers who do more than $200,000 in sales in Arizona to collect the tax. That threshold will go down in subsequent years. This comes after a ruling last year from the U.S. Supreme Court,[ … ]

U.S. Legislators Visit Mexico to Discuss USMCA

Ten members of the U.S. House of Representatives made an official trip to Mexico on Friday. They met with high-ranking officials to discuss the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement, known as USMCA, or NAFTA 2.O. The legislators’ goal was to learn how Mexico is preparing for the trade agreement. “This is not about the U.S. enforcing[ … ]

Pinal County Considers Developing A Tech Corridor

Pinal County officials are looking into the possibility of developing a tech corridor. County supervisors have recently allocated resources to study the idea. To talk more about this, The Show reached out to Tim Kanavel, Pinal County’s economic development manager.

How Long Will Arizona’s Growing Economy Last?

STEVE GOLDSTEIN: The overall U.S. economy continues to be in a strong place, with seemingly healthy job growth and unemployment numbers. Arizona is one of the states leading the pack when it comes to a continuing expansion of positive economic news. How healthy is Arizona’s economy? How long could the good times last? With me to talk about[ … ]

Does Modern Technology Actually Make Our Lives More Efficient?

Conventional wisdom is technology can make us more efficient. Dishwashers save us time in front of the sink and algorithms can help us quickly find a compatible mate and help employers weed out unqualified applicants. But our next guest isn’t so sure that the latest and greatest tech is making us more efficient. Edward Tenner[ … ]

Economist’s ‘Glass Ceiling Index’ Shows U.S. Progress Has Stalled

Women around the world continue, in most cases, to be paid less than their male counterparts and have fewer options for career advancement. But progress has been made and momentum seemed to be building. However, the latest “Glass Ceiling Index” released by the economist says any movement forward has been stalled with the exception of[ … ]

Arizona Lawmakers Consider Expanding Coverage For Telemedicine Statewide

Arizona lawmakers have a medical dilemma trying to provide medical care in the nation’s fifth fastest growing state and a rapidly aging population. Right now, private insurance policies only provide some patients remote access to doctors for a limited number of services. A bill in the Arizona Legislature would expand coverage, requiring companies to insure[ … ]