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Stanton paints picture of robust city in Phoenix's State of the City Address

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton delivered the annual State of the City Address April 19 at the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.

APS is ready to power an Arizona summer

Arizona Public Service (APS) revealed last week that it is well-prepared to meet customer energy demands this summer.

McCain pushes for DOJ investigation of EPA role in Gold King spill

U.S. John McCain (R-AZ) is calling on the Department of Justice to launch a criminal investigation of the Environmental Protection Agency in relation to its handling of a massive wastewater spill at a former mine in Colorado in August.

ASU joins with GSV, Draper Associates to launch education tech incubator

Arizona State University is partnering with Global Silicon Valley and Draper Associates to pilot a new program that will allow education technology companies to test out their projects with a real university.

U of Phoenix's Drotos joins Arizona Educational Foundation board

University of Phoenix College of Education Executive Dean Andy Drotos has joined the board of the Arizona Educational Foundation.

Public Integrity Alliance calls for Arizona Corporation Commissioner recusal on APS votes

The Public Integrity Alliance (PIA) has asked Arizona Corporation Commission member Bob Burns to recuse himself from future votes regarding the Arizona Public Service Company (APS) after Burns publicly declared he intended to vote against APS not based on the actual issues raised, but on the identity of the parties.

Salt River Project honors six employees for volunteerism

Six Salt River Project (SRP) employees were recently recognized with this year's SRP Presidents’ Volunteer Spirit awards.

Scottsdale-based Meritage Homes to give presentation at New York conference

Meritage Homes based in Scottsdale said it will be delivering a presentation at the 9th annual J.P. Morgan Homebuilding and Building Products Conference  on May 17 in New York.

Court orders $1.3 million in penalties for storage tank leak in Tucson

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) said recently that the Superior Court has ordered William Arnett to pay the state $1.3 million to atone for a faulty underground storage tank that leaked gasoline into Tucson's subsoil and groundwater beginning in the 1980s.

Sinfonia Healthcare acquiring Arizona Counseling & Treatment Services

Sinfonía Healthcare Corporation, based in Tucson, said last week it has acquired Arizona Counseling & Treatment Services (ACTS), a mental and physical health care services provider based in Yuma.

Arizona Bioindustry Association plans week of life sciences events to attract investors

The Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) said Monday it plans to host a series of events aimed at linking investors and other funding sources with scientists working in the life sciences during Arizona Bioscience Week, Sept. 18-23.

Tea of a Kind boosts Arizona distribution through deal with Phoenix-based Hensley Beverage

The nitrogen-infused tea drink Tea of a Kind (TOAK) will soon be more widely available throughout Arizona following a new distribution deal between TOAK producer Gizmo Beverages Inc. and Phoenix-based Hensley Beverage Company.

Phoenix's Veras Retail acquires JDA point of sale solutions

Veras Retail, headquartered in Phoenix, recently announced that it has acquired JDA Store Point of Sale, JDA Win/DSS Point-of-Sale and JDA CRM solutions to expand its products and services offerings.

Arizona Mining finalizes acquisition of Hermosa Project

Arizona Mining Inc. recently said it has acquired the remaining 20 percent of Tucson-based Arizona Minerals Inc. shares it did not own and now owns 100 percent of the Hermosa Project as well as the Taylor Deposit.

Arsenic treatment plant on the way for Truxton Canyon Water customers

The Arizone Corporation Commission (ACC) has approved a debt agreement with Truxton Canyon Water Company to help clean arsenic out of water supplies in Valle Vista.

Hardison joins HTG Molecular Diagnostics board

Former president and CEO of Good Start Genetics, Donnie Hardison, is joining the board of directors at HTG Molecular Diagnostics.

True Life Companies announces Symmetry luxury home subsidiary

True Life Companies has launched a new luxury home subsidiary called Symmetry that is expected to bring luxury lifestyle housing communities to locations throughout Arizona.

SRP to offer outage preparedness workshop series for businesses

The Salt River Project (SRP) is helping businesses prepare for the summer power outage season by hosting a series of free, two-hour preparedness workshops this month.

Gosar introduces bill to resolve BNSF Railway title insurance hurdle

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) is pushing a bill that would resolve a technical roadblock that officials say has stifled economic development in Flagstaff.

Logicalis to assist government IT workers with cloud-based tech

Logicalis U.S. plans to begin optimizing the way users interact with public information available through various levels of government.

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