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Arizona chamber president outlines Proposition 206 challenge

Glenn Hamer, president and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, recently outlined why the chamber is challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 206, which increases the minimum wage, in a statement on the chamber's website.

Freeport-McMoRan sells onshore California holdings

Phoenix-based mining company Freeport-McMoRan Inc. said in a recent news release that it has sold its onshore California holdings to Sentinel Peak Resources California LLC.

Tucson Electric Power, Tucson Urban League working together to aid the community

Tucson Electric Power (TEP) and Tucson Urban League have been working together since the 1980s to support job training programs, make homes more energy-efficient and help customers pay bills during difficult times.

Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner Celebration to honor two 2017 Diversity Champions

Scottsdale-based Community Celebrating Diversity will honor the founder of a nonprofit agency and an advocate for those with disabilities as its 2017 Diversity Champions at Scottsdale’s 23rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner Celebration, a posting on the city of Scottsdale's website said.

Associa Arizona to manage community associations in Surprise, Tucson foothills

Associa Arizona recently said in a news release that it has been hired to manage the associations of Surprise Farms II and Sunrise Territory Village.

Pima County Clean Air Program offers four good reasons to ditch leaf blowers

While leaf blowers may seem convenient, the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality’s Clean Air Program said there are four good reasons why they should be avoided.

RiceBran Technologies gets credit line, loan extension

RiceBran Technologies (RBT), a food, nutrition and animal-nutrition company that makes products from rice bran and has its headquarters in Scottsdale, said it has received a one-month extension on its loan and credit line with Great Elm Capital.

Mosaic451 to provide cybersecurity services for state of Arizona

Mosaic451, based in Phoenix, said this week that it has been chosen to provide cybersecurity services to the state of Arizona.

Rock 'n' Roll Marathon to restrict traffic in Tempe

Numerous downtown Tempe streets will be closed or restricted near the route for the Arizona Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon events Jan. 13-15, the city said on its website.

Avnet-designed solutions win two spots on Top 100 Hot Products list

Phoenix-based Avnet said two of its solutions products have been named as Top 100 Hot Products by EDN magazine.

Two longtime Associa Arizona employees take key positions in Tucson

Homeowners association management company Associa Arizona said two longtime employees have been promoted to key positions in of its Tucson office.

Exhibition on facts, fiction of the West coming to Tempe

A new exhibition titled Western POP: Facts and Fiction of the American West is coming Jan. 13 to the Tempe Center for the Arts (TCA).

Arizona Corporation Commission taps Vogt as executive drector

The Arizona Corporation Commission recently chose Ted Vogt as its executive director. He will replace Jodi Jerich, who held the post for four years.

Arizona Corporation Commission names Forese as chairman

The Arizona Corporation Commission recently tapped Tom Forese as its new chairman. Forese replaces former Chairman Doug Little.

WellCare buys two Care1st subsidiaries in Arizona

WellCare Health Plans recently completed the acquisition of Care1st Health Plan Arizona and One Care by Care1st Health Plan of Arizona.

Envision adds Tucson physician group to expansion

Envision Healthcare recently acquired Oro Valley Anesthesia as part of its Physician Services business.

Corporation commission names new general counsel

The Arizona Corporation Commission recently chose Timothy La Sota to serve as acting general counsel and acting director for its legal division.

States urged to enact right to earn living laws

As state legislatures across the country prepare to convene for the 2017 session, lawmakers are being urged to enact laws to allow individuals to earn a living without excessive regulation.

Tempe targets summer opening for renovated McClintock Pool

Construction is underway to renovate Tempe's McClintock Pool, and the outdoor swimming pool, at 1830 E. Del Rio Drive, is scheduled to reopen to the public for swimming this summer, the city said on its website.

Pima County slates public meetings on proposed Monsanto greenhouse

Pima County recently posted on its website a schedule for a series of public meetings during which community members can receive information and offer input on a proposed Monsanto greenhouse facility on a 155-acre site near Twin Peaks and Sanders roads.

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