To address whether Arizona’s government property lease excise tax (GPLET) delivers adequate revenue at a local level, Auditor General Debra Davenport recently released a report with recommendations based on input from area leaders in Phoenix.
To improve its overall aerial surveillance and crime-fighting operations, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office in California recently placed an order for a high-performance MD 530F helicopter from Mesa-based MD Helicopters Inc.
Southern Arizona health care consumers will continue to
enjoy a choice in providers following a contract signed recently between Blue
Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ), Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital.
Riverside Resources Inc., a mineral exploration company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, said recently it amended its agreement with the privately owned Croesus Gold Corp. regarding the 9.2-square-mile Sugarloaf Peak gold project mining operation in La Paz County, Arizona.
Companies based in Tempe or doing business in Tempe would be required to provide paid sick leave for all their employees if a draft ordinance proposed by social activists and unions is approved by the Tempe City Council.
Industrial Nanotech Inc., an energy saving solutions manufacturing business and nanoscience research firm, recently launched its first Arizona office in Phoenix to support builders using the company’s patented structural coatings for walls and roofs.
The best way to promote a vibrant and prosperous economy in Arizona is by lowering the regulatory and tax burdens for all businesses, both new and existing, rather than just a select few, Scot Mussi, president of the nonprofit advocacy group Arizona Free Enterprise Club (AFEC), said recently.
The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) issued its "Top Ten Most Ridiculous Lawsuits for 2015" on Monday with an animal rights group’s suit involving a monkey’s "selfie" photo topping the survey.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said last week that Arizona Department of Insurance Director Andy Tobin will serve as interim superintendent of the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions to replace outgoing Superintendent Lauren Kingry, who resigned.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) recently initiated legislation in Congress with U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS) to start a process designed to assess whether utility rates are distributed equitably among users.
Observing the one-year mark of President Barack Obama’s renewal of U.S.-Cuba diplomatic relations, U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) sent a letter last week to Obama supporting continued interaction between the nations.
Amkor Technology Inc., a Tempe-based semiconductor packaging and test services provider, said last week that it has won IDG Enterprise’s 2016 CSO50 Award in recognition of its work in creating security programs that support business value.
Audi AG, maker of luxury automobiles, has installed Microchip Technology Inc.’s MOST system into the “virtual cockpit systems” of its newest line of high-end sedans, Microchip, based in Chandler, Arizona, said last week.
Trellis and its parent organization NeighborWorks America recently shared that Wells Fargo has pledged $5 million via its “NeighborhoodLIFT” program to support homeownership in Arizona’s Maricopa County.