Stories tagged: "business"


WATCH: How Local Leaders Are Helping Their Communities During COVID

From virtual community events to promoting local businesses, Arizonans are stepping up to keep their communities together during the pandemic.

A pedestrian with a takeout lunch in hand walks through an area of Scottsdale, Ariz., known for busy restaurants, bars and nightlife Tuesday, June 30, 2020, with most businesses closed for the next 30 days due to the surge in coronavirus cases in Arizona. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Analysts Don’t Think Trump’s Payroll Tax Deferral Is Worth It for Arizona Businesses

Employers that decide to take advantage of the payroll tax deferral will be leaving their workers to foot a big bill in April.

Image courtesy Honey Bear's BBQ Facebook
The Closing Divide: Nearly Half of Black-Owned Businesses Shuttered This Year — While Only A Fraction of White Ones Did

Economic shutdowns earlier this year led to permanent closures of many Black-owned businesses, but those that survived say support is growing.

Photo by Jae C. Hong, Associated Press
Free Milk Floods Into Schools and Food Banks as Dairy Farmers Look for Ways to Offload Surplus

Business shutdowns and uncertainty surrounding reopening schools has left Arizona dairy farmers with massive stockpiles of excess milk.

Photo by Ross D. Franklin, Associated Press
Trump Administration Defies Judges’ Order, Refuses to Accept New DACA Applications

The federal government is currently not accepting new DACA applications despite court order that it must resume doing so.

Photo Credit: Jairo Carreon de Queriasnorte
‘We Are Not Just Here to Stay, But To Thrive’: DACA Recipient’s Fight for Pathway to Citizenship Continues

The Supreme Court blocked an attempt by the Trump Administration to end the DACA program, but fight for a path to citizenship is far from over.

Photo by Gage Skidmore
This Lawmaker Voted to Protect His Business From COVID Liabilities — Then His Employee Caught It

Rep. Jeff Weninger voted in favor of a bill that would have protected him from legal action if someone caught the coronavirus at one of his restaurants.