Business News

May 23, 2016

At the press conference announcing nonstop flights to New York City, May 2016

Tucson gets nonstop flights to JFK in New York City

According to Mayor Rothschild, the fact that the flight is a daytime flight, and not a red-eye, is unusual for the industry and “signals confidence in the Tucson market.”

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May 19, 2016

Help name Tucson’s new AHL hockey team

The Arizona Coyotes’ AHL franchise team is coming to Tucson! The agreement between the city and the Coyotes is a good one, with both parties’ interests protected—but one thing was left undone. What will the team’s new name be? Enter your suggestions here by May 31, 2016 and you’ll be entered to win a grand […]

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May 3, 2016

Caterpillar Inc. bringing regional HQ to downtown Tucson, 600 jobs

Arizona Daily Star “‘Caterpillar has chosen downtown Tucson because of the UA’s and Pima’s ability to supply a workforce of designers and engineers, our proximity to Mexico, and the excitement they saw in our downtown,’ [Mayor Rothschild] said. ‘I couldn’t be more thrilled.’” Read more…

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April 1, 2016

Arizona Spotlight, April 1, 2016

Arizona Public Media [Radio interview] Mayor Rothschild speaks with reporter Steve Jess on the Arizona Legislature’s taking away powers from cities and towns. Read more…

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March 30, 2016

Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus sworn in

After successfully completing requirements to become certified as an Arizona Peace Officer—requirements that included scaling a 6-foot fence, twice—Chris Magnus was sworn in as Tucson’s Chief of Police Wednesday at a ceremony at the Westside Police Service Center. [Show picture list] Chief Magnus previously served as Chief of Police in Fargo, North Dakota and, more […]

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March 7, 2016

Banner looking forward with new Tucson hospital, clinic

Arizona Daily Star “The new $400 million hospital is being referred to as a replacement for the existing main Campbell Avenue hospital.” Read more…

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March 4, 2016

Tucson Invitational Games pumps millions into economy

Tucson News Now “The college baseball and softball tournament draws more than 100 teams from Division II and smaller from across the U.S.” Read more…

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March 3, 2016

Tucson makes ranking of ‘Best Places to Live’ in U.S.

Tucson News Now “Tucson is an example of how a city can be constantly transforming without losing sight of its roots.” Read more…

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March 1, 2016

Mayor Rothschild addresses Tucson’s slow job growth

Tucson News Now “‘Our job growth rate was 2.4 percent, in line with the rest of the state. This is slower than we’d like,’ he said to a crowd of more than 1,000 business and local political leaders.” Read more…

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Mayor speaks about plans for economy, streets, homeownership

Arizona Daily Star “‘In my 30 years in business, I learned this: You cannot cut your way to prosperity,’ Mayor Jonathan Rothschild told 1,100 in the audience at the Tucson Convention Center Tuesday. ‘At some point, you have to invest.’” Read more…

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