In order to ramp up its peak capacity, Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) recently announced a request for proposals (RFP) to all technology sources. APS is seeking 400 to 600 megawatts (MW) in additional capacity.
The Arizona Corporation Commission and Arizona Public Services (APS) agreed during a recent commission meeting to create the Schools Energy Efficiency Pilot Program, a two-year program beginning in 2016 to help schools with energy costs.
Like a lot of state economies, the 2008 recession hit Arizona pretty hard. Since then, Arizona has made a strong comeback, and there is considerable business growth that creates a promising environment for more businesses in various industries to turn their heads toward the state.
U.S. Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) recently wrote Education Secretary Arne Duncan regarding what they claim is unfair targeting of the University of Phoenix and other for-profit educational institutions.
U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) recently joined Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) in trying to block the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new ozone regulation by introducing a House version of Flake’s Senate-introduced measure to stop the ruling.
U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) said last week he drafted a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch requesting she prohibit British Petroleum (BP) from claiming part of its Deepwater Horizon settlement as a business expense.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) introduced a resolution last week
to permanently block the Environmental Protection Agency’s final 2015 ozone ruling, a move that could potentially save $19 billion to $25 billion annually.
U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) said last week he was pleased the House passed his amendment requiring the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to consider effects on veteran-owned enterprises prior to enacting rulings.
U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said last week he applauded the Senate’s passage of two bipartisan resolutions to stop the administration’s “Clean Power Plan” laws, which would have adversely impacted Arizona businesses and consumers.
Legislation introduced by U.S. Reps. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and Robert Hurt (R-VA) to abolish a minor reporting requirement for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) unanimously passed the House of Representatives last week.
HouseMaster franchise owners Bill and Michelle Craft of Tucson were named to the HouseMaster President's Club for 2015 on Monday at the home inspection company’s annual conference in San Antonio, Texas.
The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce said career and technical education (CTE) has a direct connection to labor-market needs and recently praised Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s administration for settling an inflation-funding lawsuit in favor of the state's schoolchildren.
Mild temperatures during Arizona winters allow resorts to attract advance vacation planners, and the Arizona Office of Tourism recommends that travelers make getaway plans early for the best the state has to offer.