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Arizona Roadshow resumes this week in Kingman

The Accelerate Arizona Roadshow has two out of its five events open to the public remaining, Wednesday and Thursday in Kingman and Dec. 3-4 in Yuma.

Grijalva hails EPA grants to Arizona tribes for water-quality, energy projects

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) released a statement on Tuesday commending the Environmental Protection Agency’s awarding of over $15 million in grant funding for environmental improvements to the tribal lands of several indigenous tribal communities in Arizona.

VirTra fashions simulations for high-end Modern Round shooting lounges

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.

Scottsdale invests to protect water resources

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.

Carter asks Arizonans to prioritize health care and education sectors for economic revitalization

Rep. Heather Carter (R-Cave Creek) champions a three-part holistic approach for Arizona: the importance of health care for Arizona’s economy, the need for a strong education system, and the symbiotic relationship between those two sectors.

Sinema supports measure to reauthorize Export-Import Bank

U.S. Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) aligned with a bipartisan majority of her fellow legislators in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 27 to pass a measure which would reauthorize the Export-Import Bank until Sept. 30, 2019.

Wood Partners offers luxury leasing at Alta Steelyard Lofts in Chandler

A luxurious pool, outdoor dining, and a rooftop lounge are all in store for future tenants of Wood Partners’ new apartment community, Alta Steelyard Lofts, in Chandler, Ariz. Real estate developer Wood Partners is leasing the 301-unit community, which was built on the foundation of a historic steel fabrication facility. Units include private loft patios and high-tech entertainment. 

NurseWise expands into southern Arizona

NurseWise, a nationwide multilingual nurse triage and health education provider, opened a new Clinical Care Center in Tucson, Ariz., Monday. Increasing its service offerings in southern Arizona and stimulating the local economy with current job opportunities, NurseWise now serves eight counties south of Phoenix, ensuring 210,000 citizens have access to key healthcare services.

Scottsdale invests to protect water resources

The National Forrest Foundation (NFF) and Scottsdale City Council approved a three-year partnership where they will strive to improve forest health and water equality in the watersheds of the Salt and Verde River. With a $120,000 investment in the Northern Arizona Forest Fund, developed by the NFF and Salt River Project (SRP) in 2014, the city’s Water Resources Division will deal with watershed improvements.

Gallego backs TIGER grant for Grand Canal pathway enhancements

Trails and street crossings for Phoenix-area walkers and cyclists will soon see tangible improvements, thanks to a grant secured from National Infrastructure Investments with Congressman Ruben Gallego’s help, USDOT announced yesterday from Washington, D.C. The $10.3 million allotment was made by National Infrastructure Investments, a branch of the U.S.

Arizona Corporation Commission to hold technology workshop

The workshops will begin at 9 a.m. Oct. 27, the Idaho National Laboratory presentation will begin at 9 a.m. Oct. 29 and the technology workshops will continue on the 29th at 1 p.m.

Gosar slams EPA overreach, supports opposition

New power plant carbon ruling begins three-month window for opposing parties to file lawsuits.

Arizona congressman introduces MOVE Act

Raúl M. Grijalva's legislation addresses transportation issues

UniSource Energy will provide bill credit for natural gas costumers

Arizona Corporation Commission approves UES' request for 10 cents per therm bill credit.

EPCOR Water's request to provide services in West Valley OK'd

Arizona commissioners approve request to provide service over 4,417 acres of Maricopa County

Arizona Manufacturer’s Month honors major economic activity

With a nod to record output, recognizing Arizona’s 4,500 manufacturers, and to encourage others to locate here, Governor Doug Ducey has officially designated October as the Arizona Manufacturer’s Month for the third year in succession. Having risen to its highest level of manufacturing output since the Great Recession and nearly recovered all of the output lost during that time, the state was reported to have risen from its lowest output of about $20 billion in 2009 to more than $24 billion in

Desert Gas facility found to have mechanical, procedural flaws

Finding welding-related mechanical and procedural flaws at the Desert Gas liquid natural gas (LNG) facility, the inspectors relayed their findings to authorities.

Border Jobs for Veterans Act signed into law

New law will help employ veterans as Customs and Border Protection officers at understaffed U.S. ports of entry.

Tucson Electric Power upgrades Pinal-Tortolita transmission line

New 500-kilovolt transmission line will strengthen service reliability

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