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sports bet ticket
Recent action by lawmakers means Arizonans can expect state-sanctioned sports gambling to soon join cannabis on the list of recent taboos made legal. Gov. Doug Ducey’s expected signature unlocks 20 licenses to run a sports book.
Apr. 14, 2021
sports bet ticket
The Arizona Legislature late Monday approved a key part of a plan that will provide new opportunities for gambling at casinos owned by Native American tribes and for the first time allow sports betting both on and off reservations.
Apr. 13, 2021
Cannon Beach Mesa rendering
Late last month, Cannon Beach Mesa broke ground as the next generation of water park. But not everyone is excited about a new water park in the midst of an ongoing drought.
Apr. 12, 2021
discarded mask
All the new law says is that the governor — and state and local officials — can't order businesses to enforce those edicts about who has to be wearing a mask. That technically would be up to others, ranging from local law enforcement and state health department workers to the Department of Liquor Licenses and Control.
Apr. 10, 2021
Phoenix parking meter
Complaints from residents and City Council members prompted Phoenix to fix some parking meters.
Apr. 8, 2021
trees in Phoenix
Phoenix is way behind when it comes to meeting its tree and shade goals. Now the city is offering an online system for residents and businesses to donate money to plant more trees.
More Arizona Business News
Apr. 8, 2021
air conditioning repair
Arizona home builders are facing a shortage of materials that is reverberating through the construction industry. That is also affecting air conditioning suppliers.
Apr. 7, 2021
$100 bills
For the second year, Phoenix is holding virtual hearings to gather input on the city’s budget.
Apr. 6, 2021
home under construction
Startup costs for home construction are expensive, so in years past, Arizona homebuilder Fulton Homes has had a policy of not giving buyers refunds. But Fulton has announced a temporary change in its that policy.
Apr. 6, 2021
Loop 303 Interchange
The Maricopa Association of Governments is laying the groundwork to extend — or potentially increase — a regional transportation tax.
Apr. 6, 2021
A new public input portal has been opened for the Roosevelt Row Arts District in Phoenix. The district’s Community Development Corporation wants to hear from residents, visitors, artists, and business owners on a variety of issues like how they patronize the district, what they like, what could be improved and how they stay connected to it.
Apr. 6, 2021
Carla Wade Logan Carly's Bistro
As more potential customers have been vaccinated, the ability to venture out and sit down and eat at your favorite spot is becoming more of a reality again. But many restaurants are having a hard time getting former employees to return or to find new workers to replace them.
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Apr. 6, 2021
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation giving businesses, nursing homes and others a broad shield from lawsuits related to COVID-19. Backers say businesses shouldn’t have to worry about the potential for frivolous lawsuits. Democrats say the measure would reward bad actors who flouted health guidance and endangered their workers or the public.
Apr. 6, 2021
Michael Beitz Scottsdale pocket park concept sketch
Scottsdale plans to build a pocket park near downtown, as a trial run of sorts. The small park will be on city-owned land on the corner of Indian School Road and Drinkwater Boulevard. Officials say if it’s well-received, the city could decide to build more of them.
Apr. 5, 2021
corn  in field
State officials are putting farmers in south-central Arizona on notice that the continuing drought means a “substantial cut" in deliveries of Colorado River water is expected next year.
Apr. 5, 2021
first friday
After a yearlong hiatus, artists, performers, vendors and hundreds of people have returned to downtown Phoenix for First Friday.
Apr. 3, 2021
Union Station in downtown Phoenix
President Biden’s infrastructure improvement plan would bring Amtrak passenger service back to Phoenix for the first time in decades.
More Arizona Business News
Apr. 2, 2021
Intel's Fab 42 facility in Chandler
Last week, Intel announced it would spend $20 billion to expand its Arizona facilities. That followed on the heels of Taiwan Semiconductor’s plans to invest $12 billion in a north Phoenix factory. But is the area poised to become the “Silicon Desert” that has been pushed for years?
Apr. 1, 2021
Chase Field
The Arizona Diamondbacks say they’re increasing the number of game tickets available to baseball fans. But seats inside an original ballpark feature older than the downtown Phoenix stadium’s current name are no longer available.
Mar. 31, 2021
The vaccine site at Chandler-Gilbert Community College
The dispute between Arizona and the FEMA continues to create friction as the state races to get as many people vaccinated as quickly as possible. The state had initially rejected an offer from FEMA to set up a vaccination site in Pima County but later reversed its position.
Mar. 31, 2021

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