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Arizona Corporation Commission warns against bogus business solicitations

The Arizona Corporation Commission is warning business owners against bogus solicitations requesting the owners to sign up for certificates of good standing.

Cave Creek's Lotus Bio-Technology enters joint venture with Chinese organic firm

Cave Creek based Lotus Bio-Technology Development Corp. has signed an exclusive joint-development and marketing agreement with Hunan Cangshi Biological Technology Co. Ltd (HC) to bolster sales and strengthen Lotus' position in the industry.

Oportun small-dollar loans company opens in Phoenix

Oportun, a financial services company that provides small-dollar credit to Latinos and others with limited credit history, has opened its first location in Phoenix.

McCain asks EPA about mine and smelter cleanup plans

U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy last week asking about the agency’s plans to clean up contamination at the Dewey-Humboldt Iron King Mine and Humboldt Smelter Superfund Site in Arizona.

Arizona Corporation Commission seeks input on water policy proposals

Arizona Corporation Commission Chairman Doug Little said there will be a special open meeting June 24 to hear comments on proposed improvements to the commission's water policies before a potential vote on the proposals.

Arizona State University named innovator of the month for asset management

Computer consulting firm Cireson recently named Arizona State University as the first recipient of the company's Innovator of the Month award.

Arizona Public Service proposes demand-based energy rates for 'on-peak' hours

Arizona Public Service requested a comprehensive review of its energy rates proposal from the Arizona Corporation Commission yesterday — its first review in five years

Dental Fix Rx ranked 13th fastest-growing franchise

Franchise Gator has recognized Dental Fix Rx, the national dental equipment repair franchise with three locations in Phoenix, as the 13th ranked “Fastest Growing” franchise on its annual Top 100 list.

Arizona Battleground Poll releases results of phone survey in Fifth Congressional District GOP race

Recently released results of an Arizona Battleground Poll conducted in Arizona’s Fifth Congressional District on May 25 and 26 show state Senate President Andy Biggs and former Maricopa County Supervisor Don Stapley are leading in the four-way race for the Republican nomination for the congressional seat.

Alkaline88 is top-selling alkaline water in Arizona, Nielsen data shows

The Alkaline Water Company Inc.'s Alkaline88 brand leads sales growth in Northern California and is the top-selling alkaline water in Arizona, according to Nielsen data.

Arizona leaders urge Army Corps to help remove invasive trees affecting floodplain

U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Reps. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) and Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) recently sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy urging the Army Corps of Engineers to respond to Maricopa County Flood Control District’s request for assistance with its ecosystem restoration project, which could also help control flooding.

Fraud, bankruptcy cases involving solar projects raise questions

As the battle between Arizona utilities and the solar industry rages, recent legal proceeding involving fraud and bankruptcy have further tainted the solar industry, and may be leaving many residents wondering whether investing in solar energy will leave them with a pile of regrets.

Supreme Court to decide whether to hear case regarding pharmacists and religious beliefs

The U.S. Supreme Court will soon decide whether to hear a case regarding a regulation in the state of Washington that prohibits pharmacies from refusing to fill prescriptions based on the prescription holder's religious beliefs.

Presidio, Family Development team up for new Phoenix development

Presidio Residential Capital has partnered with Family Development to build a new residential community in Phoenix called Encue.

Arizona Department of Transportation posts update on Bell Road/Grand Avenue interchange project

The Arizona Department of Transportation said work on the future interchange of Grand Avenue (U.S. 60) and Bell Road in Surprise continues and preparations are being made to pave the westbound Grand Avenue lanes near Bell Road.

Senate backs McCain, Flake amendment to rein in Western Area Power Administration

The U.S. Senate recently adopted an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2017 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill addressing the concerns of Arizona power customers about the Western Area Power Administration’s (WAPA) federal overreach.

Major motorsports project planned in Pinal County

Danrick Builders of Chandler is developing a 2,360-acre recreational motorsports destination in Pinal County.

Gosar urges Army Corps of Engineers to help eradicate salt cedar

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) joined U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) in asking for support from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for removing invasive salt cedar along the Gila River.

Tralongo partnership to help Phoenix-area dentist expand

Tralongo LLC, an Atlanta-based firm specializing in dental practice acquisitions, signed an official partnership with Phoenix-area dentist Bruce Herr to expand his network of dental practices.

Arizona joins three nearby states to create I-10 Corridor Coalition

In a move to improve travel and safety on Interstate 10, transportation leaders in Arizona and three nearby states have created a coalition to support innovation along the corridor.

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