Working For Arizona

Mac & Gaydos

Chef: Arizona made itself a great restaurant state

Arizona is getting more national and international recognition for its restaurants, but its not because we are just known for having great eateries.
9 years ago
Christina Estes

Experts: Immigration, infrastructure keys to economic growth

While disagreements remain over the need for Arizona's anti-immigration law known as SB1070, most people agree that the worldwide publicity did little to boost our state's image.
9 years ago
Rob & Karie

College educating future Arizona winemakers

Arizona's wine industry is well on the rise and one Arizona school is dedicated to educating the vintners of tomorrow.
9 years ago
Bruce St. James

Specialized Maricopa college focused on worker training

Most current college students know they're entering a job market full of jobs that require a bachelor's degree.
9 years ago
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Corbin Carson/KTAR

Arizona education getting students ready for high-tech jobs

New industries are looking toward Arizona as a future technology hub of the country and they want a workforce that is prepared to meet their demands.
9 years ago
Rob & Karie

Official: Arizona to lead nation in restaurant jobs

Arizona will soon be leading the nation in restaurant job growth, an official said.
9 years ago
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Mac & Gaydos

Valley economist: ‘Can’t blame economy’ for increase in food assistance program

The economy is on the rebound and the unemployment rate has decreased, so why are there more people on food stamps than ever before?
9 years ago
Sandra Haros

Arizona leaders working to attract foreign companies

State leaders are continuing to grow and strengthen Arizona's international presence in hopes of becoming a global trading powerhouse.
9 years ago
Bruce St. James Show

Flake: Immigration bill has to leave room for commerce

PHOENIX — As the federal government debates an immigration bill, one Arizona senator is reminding everyone that it must leave room for commerce. “As part of immigration reform, you have to make sure you have a secure border in terms of illegal crossings, but you have a border that’s open for business,” Sen. Jeff Flake […]
9 years ago
Rob & Karie

CEO: Arizona has potential to be next Seattle when it comes to tech

Seattle is world-renowned for its technological industry, but one Valley CEO said Arizona is not far from following in its footsteps.
9 years ago
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Bruce St. James Show

Mesa mayor: Good jobs a base for good communities

When it comes to creating great communities, the work starts at the office, Mesa Mayor Scott Smith said.
9 years ago
Jim Cross

Arizona getting aggressive to relocate California businesses

Numerous California companies have come to Arizona and more are on the way.
9 years ago
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Mac & Gaydos

‘Property Wars’ star opens real estate ‘university’ to educate, create jobs

Nothing may seem more volatile than the housing industry, but as the saying goes, "The more things change, the more they stay the same." Doug Hopkins, the real estate "King of East Valley," couldn't agree more.
9 years ago
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Rob & Karie

Growing wineries putting rural Arizona to work

In the midst of a recovering economy, one industry that is putting Arizona's rural residents to work is the state's booming wine industry.
9 years ago
KTAR.com

Report: Arizona to create jobs at ‘healthier clip’ in 2014

Arizona is one of the 10 states predicted to have the highest growth rates, as the state is expected to add 77,000 new jobs by year's end.
9 years ago
Bruce St. James Show

USA Basketball to bring jobs, excitement to Tempe

A new USA Basketball facility that will break ground soon is expected to bring both jobs and excitement to Tempe.
9 years ago
Bob McClay

Employment company optimistic about Arizona’s future

An employment company is optimistic about Arizona after the state's unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a point to 7.8 percent in December.
9 years ago
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Bob McClay

Businesses growing, jobs coming in East Valley

A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held for the new Southwest College of Naturopathic medicine in Tempe.
9 years ago
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Christina Estes

Phoenix considers spending big bucks to woo businesses

Being Arizona's largest city isn't enough to land a new company. Suburbs are attracting more companies with promises to waive fees, help covers the costs of streets and water lines and provide job training. Recent examples include Chandler offering eBay and PayPal up to $5 million in incentives while Goodyear offered $1.5 million to Dick's Sporting Goods.
9 years ago
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Jim Cross

Phoenix wants state funds for Mexico trade office

The city of Phoenix is ready to spend $150,000 each year to open a trade office in Mexico, but only if the state is willing to match that price.
9 years ago
KTAR Newsroom

Barrett-Jackson sets new $113M sales record

The Barrett-Jackson auto auction set a new company record over the weekend for total sales.
9 years ago
Jim Cross

GoDaddy helping millions in Latin America get online

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based web domain provider GoDaddy is stepping up its footprint in Latin America by helping millions get their business online.
9 years ago
KTAR.com

Report: Arizona Apple plant to focus on iPhone, iPod

The Apple plant being built in Mesa, Ariz. will reportedly focus on creating the specialized glass used on the company's iPhone and iPod products.
9 years ago
Rob & Karie

Mesa Mayor Smith to focus on economy, education

Soon-to-be former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith said he is focusing on two areas when it comes to his run for Arizona governor: the economy and education.
9 years ago