Paralleling similar legislation in the House, U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) recently sponsored the Assisting Family Farmers through Insurance Reform Measures (AFFIRM) Act to save U.S. taxpayers approximately $24.4 billion over the next decade by reforming crop insurance methods.
Virtual shooting lounge company Modern Round has hired Bill Scheidhauer as its president and COO and partnered with firearms training simulator provider VirTra to develop simulation programming. Scheidhauer, with more than three decades' experience in the restaurant industry, will manage the roll-out and profitable operation of Modern Round's future facilities.
The Scottsdale City Council approved a three-year investment in the Northern Arizona Forest Fund, where they will strive to improve forest health and water quality in the Salt and Verde Rivers watersheds. With a $120,000 investment in the Northern Arizona Forest Fund, developed by the NFF and Salt River Project, the city’s Water Resources Division will handle watershed improvements.