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Palo Verde nuclear power plant continues to defy desert

The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station uses as much as 80 million gallons of water a day to generate power for about 4.1 million people across the drought-ridden Southwest. ... Read more»0

Ducey: Trans-Pacific Partnership makes Arizona more competitive

Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday said he supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership because the trade policy will make Arizona more competitive in the business world.... Read more»0

ADOT faces $62.7 billion budget shortfall

Motorists may need to pay more at the pump, on the roads or at the cash register to meet the funding needs of the Arizona Department of Transportation through 2035, according to a recent state audit.... Read more»1

Arizona continues push to open new uranium mines near Grand Canyon

Arizona officials continue to support a federal court battle to allow new uranium mining operations on a million acres surrounding the Grand Canyon.... Read more»0

Hong Kong commissioner: Az entrepreneurs need to branch out

There are many similarities between Arizona and Hong Kong, said Clement Leung, the Chinese city's commissioner to the U.S. He wants local entrepreneurs to meet face-to-face with their Asian counterparts more often.... Read more»0

Arizona’s economy continues to recover, very slowly

Spurred by slow but steady employment and housing growth, local and national economists remain cautiously positive about the economic forecast for Arizona.... Read more»1