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Greater Phoenix Chamber names finalists for ATHENA awards

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce has named the 11 finalists for the 2016 ATHENA Award, celebrating women of excellence in business, leadership, dedication to the community and mentorship of other women.

Western Refining, Northern Tier Energy announce merger proration results

Western Refining Inc. and Northern Tier Energy LP, a wholly owned subsidiary of WNR, have received the merger consideration proration results from American Stock Transfer & Trust Company LLC, in connection with the merger of NTI and a subsidiary of WNR.

McCain chimes in on F-16 fighter jets coming to Arizona

U.S. Sen. John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, recently expressed confidence over the Air Force’s announcement that Arizona will be considered for temporary and potentially permanent locations to house the new F-16 fighter jets.

Grijalva congratulates Estrella Mountain Community College on huge cash award

Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva recently congratulated Estrella Mountain Community College for being awarded more than $500,000 by the U.S. Department of Education.

Arizona Public Service program aims to help schools cut energy costs

Arizona Public Service said its School Pilot Program can help schools save money while creating better learning environments.

Salt River Project offering rebate after energy audits, efficiency improvements

Salt River Project is offering a rebate to customers who participate in a home performance checkup and complete at least one recommended improvement.

Changes in Transaction Privilege Tax reporting affect all Arizona businesses

The Arizona Department of Revenue has made changes to Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) licensing and reporting, required by law, effective last month.

Chandler-based ArmorWorks names new CEO

ArmorWorks Enterprises, a Chandler-based designer and manufacturer of military survivability products, has appointed Brad Pedersen as the company's chief executive officer.

Arizona Department of Transportation cites man for unauthorized vehicle sales

Detectives with the Arizona Department of Transportation cited Daniel Miranda for selling more than 100 cars without a dealer's license.

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality seeks input on renewal of permit for Snowflake wood mill

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is accepting comments for the proposed renewal of air quality control permits to Arizona Natural Resources Products LLC for a wood mill at Southwest Renewable Brown Street Mill in Snowflake.  

Ameresco, Phoenix teaming up on biogas project

Ameresco Inc., an energy-efficiency and renewable-energy company will design, build, operate, own and maintain a multimillion-dollar wastewater treatment biogas project at the 91st Ave. Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), which is owned by the Sub-Regional Operating Group, which consists of Phoenix, Glendale, Mesa, Scottsdale and Tempe, and is operated by Phoenix.

Arizona Corporation Commission approves UNS Electric rate hike

The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) approved new rates for UNS Electric, a subsidiary of UniSource Energy Services, which will result in small rate increases for customers. The average residential customer's bill will increase $4.20 per month, effective Sept. 1.

Arizona Technology Council teams up with Arizona Optics Industry Association to promote optics sector

The Arizona Technology Council (ATC) and the Arizona Optics Industry Association (AOIA) have signed a collaborative agreement to help expand the science and technology sectors in Arizona and boost the number of high-paying jobs in the state. 

Flake among GOP lawmakers seeking update on Treasury’s probe into solar company funding

U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) is among the Republican legislators urging the Treasury Department to disclose findings from its investigation into potential fraud by solar panel companies that received taxpayer-backed funding for over three years.

Corporation Commission reminds Arizonans to be prepared for storm-related outages

The Corporation Commission is urging Arizonans to prepare in advance for potential power outages during monsoons.

Arizona Corporation Commission approves transfer of two small water companies

The Arizona Corporation Commission has OK'd the transfer of two small water companies to larger water providers to ensure safety and efficiency of water delivery to customers.

Arizona Supreme Court rules in favor of Corporation Commission on step-increase utility rate plan

The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that a Corporation Commission’s approved rate-increase method -- known as the system improvement benefit (SIB) -- complies with the commission’s mandate in determining the fair value of a utility’s property when setting rates.

Arizona Corporation Commission creates ombudsman office to help small water companies

The Arizona Corporation Commission has named Utilities Division Assistant Director Elijah Abinah as ombudsman of the newly formed Small Water Company Ombudsman Office.

Rogers Corporation to move global headquarters to Chandler

Rogers Corporation, a supplier of engineered materials solutions, plans to relocate its global headquarters from Rogers, Connecticut, to Chandler, Arizona.

Aspen Dental opens new office in Surprise

Aspen Dental has opened a new office at 17018 W. Bell Road in Surprise. 

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