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Anni Foster to become new deputy general counsel of governor's office

The governor's office has named Anni Foster the new deputy general counsel and Kathryn Hackett King is leaving the office.

AAR urges citizens to support flood reform act

With the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) expiring Sept. 30, the Arizona Association of Realtors (AAR) is encouraging residents to support passage of the 21st Century Flood Reform Act.

Tucson transport named to best fleet list

The city of Tucson’s Fleet Services Division has been named to The 100 Best Fleets in the Americas list, which is focused on the public sector fleet industry.

Maricopa County approves electronic medical records project for HonorHealth

The Maricopa County board of supervisors has partnered with HonorHealth so patients in Maricopa County will have a convenient way to access their medical information electronically, the county reported.

Public relations expert Daniel Cruz to speak at chamber Business & Breakfast event

Daniel Cruz, executive director and founder of social media and public relations company Biltmore Media, will be a speaker at the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce's upcoming Business & Breakfast event, the chamber reported.

Arizona State Board of Education approves $1.2 million funding for homeless students

The State Board of Education (SBE) has approved grant funding of $1.2 million for 32 school districts and schools for homeless education services, the Arizona Department of Education reported.

Arizona Department of Transportation relaxes rules for trucks to help Harvey victims

The devastating flood damage in Texas has prompted the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) to waive fees and expedite permits so commercial vehicles can transport urgent equipment to areas in need quickly.

Pima County's general obligation bond rating reaches highest mark

Pima County’s general obligation bond rating reached its highest mark recently, receiving a AAA rating from Fitch Ratings.

Salt River Project offering free photovoltaic system to area nonprofits

The Salt River Project (SRP) Solar for Nonprofits is offering valley-area nonprofits a chance to receive a free photovoltaic (PV) system that will be awarded next year.

House of Refuge executive director reflects on Mesa community's support

The executive director Mesa-based nonprofit House of Refuge recently thanked City Council members for their support during the organization's severe loss of funding last year.

Goodyear police, fire departments to host 9/11 memorial ceremony

The city of Goodyear’s Fire and Police departments will partner with the Goodyear Firefighters Local 4005 to host a 9/11 memorial ceremony marking the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

Coconino County Board of Supervisors unanimously passes anti-hate resolution

The Coconino County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an anti-hate resolution that the board said was prompted by the white supremacy rallies and intolerance displayed throughout the U.S. over recent weeks.

Cochise County healthy living program begins Oct. 5

Cochise County will present a Healthy Living workshop series from 9-11:30 a.m. each Thursday from Oct. 5 through Nov. 9.

AZCCI funding granted for South Tempe program

AZ Creative Communities Institute (AZCCI) recently named Tempe as one of the first funding recipients for a new initiative exploring how creativity can positively impact communities.

Mahogany Cherry Kennedy Appointed As South Mountain Constable

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has appointed Mahogany Cherry Kennedy as its constable for South Mountain Justice Precinct, a position that was left open after the resignation of former Constable Jimmie Munoz.

Applications accepted for upcoming Maricopa Citizen Leadership Academy

Maricopa residents looking to get more involved in local government can become part of the Maricopa Citizen Leadership Academy (MCLA).

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce names ATHENA Award finalists

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) recently announced 11 area women as finalists for the 30th annual ATHENA Awards.

AAED names Ignite Brand Marketing as 2017 sponsor

Ignite Brand Marketing, a woman-owned small business, is this year’s sponsoring organization for the Phoenix-based Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED).

Tuscon Mayor Rothschild urges community members to become mentors

Tuscon Mayor Jonathan Rothschild is implementing a new initiative that encourages community volunteers to mentor youths.

Rio Salado College seeks online management consulting services

Maricopa County’s Rio Salado College recently issued a request for proposals to find online program management consulting services, with plans to accept submissions at its Tempe location until 3 p.m. Sept. 14.

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