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Tucson Metro Chamber officials graduate from Institute for Organization Management

Tucson Metro Chamber communication director Carissa Fairbanks and chief financial and operations officer Laura Nagore have graduated from the Institute for Organization Management.

Tucson police chief won't join feds in cracking down on immigration enforcement

Chris Magnus, Tucson's chief of police, has joined dozens of current and former prosecutors and law enforcement officials in the fight against moves by the federal government to entangle them in cracking down on illegal immigrants.

SRP to host its 11th annual Water Conservation Expo

Valley residents will learn how to save water and money since outdoor use accounts for about 70 percent of the Phoenix metropolitan area’s water use.

Pima County teams with United Way to offer tax assistance

United Way is offering free tax-preparation assistance in Pima County as part of the Voluntary Income Tax Assistance program.

Cochise County offers free disaster response courses

The last of three Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes will be held in Douglas next month.

Credit Union West offers 5 academic scholarships

Five high school graduates from Maricopa and Yavapai counties will receive college scholarships from Credit Union West, a local financial leader.

Goodyear offers city manager post to Arendall

Julie Arendall has been selected to be Goodyear’s next city manager, effective Feb. 20.

City of Surprise seeks applicants for commission vacancies

Applications will be available for all boards and commissions and will also be kept on file for future vacancies.

Goodyear City Council to host public forum in Estrella area

Council Conversations is a traveling community forum that gives residents the opportunity to casually mingle with their local elected officials.

Scottsdale updates Planning and Development Services website

Scottsdale has revised its Planning and Development Services website to provide clearer information on permits, approvals and other related information for commercial developments and home improvement projects.

Interchange at I-40 and I-17 to receive upgrades

This spring, the final layer of asphalt will be placed on Interstate 40 between Parks and Riordan, completing the pavement improvement project.

Tucson Metro Chamber names Smith to top leadership role

Amber Smith has assumed her duties as president and CEO of The Tucson Metro Chamber Board of Directors.

Legislature unanimously passes Opioid Epidemic Act

The Arizona Legislature recently passed the Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act, which received unanimous support in the House and Senate.

Free flu shots offered at Coconino County health clinic

In response to influenza rates, the Coconino County Public Health Services District is offering free seasonal flu shots at it clinic in Flagstaff while supplies last.

Marana receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Out of 1,600 entrants, the Town of Marana recently received the Government Finance Officers Association's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2017-2018 budget.

Pima County to celebrate completion of 131-mile loop

On March 17, Pima County will throw a free, family-friendly party to celebrate the completion of The Loop, a 131-mile multi-use trail for cyclists, hikers, runners, walkers and equestrians.

Financial services growth brings high-paying jobs to state

Under Gov. Doug Ducey, there has been growth in Arizona’s business and financial services sector, which employs 4 percent of the state’s workforce.

Pima County animal shelters partner to rescue 25 dogs

Pima Animal Care Center (PACC), The Humane Society of Southern Arizona and Hope Animal Shelter recently rescued 25 german shepherd and labrador retriever-mix dogs from an unincorporated neighborhood in Pima County near Marana.

Cochise County receives Victim Witness Program grant

The Cochise County Attorney’s Office has received a $318,643 grant from the Arizona Department of Public Safety to continue its Victim Witness Program for three fiscal years.

Goldwater Institute study shows minimum wage hikes cause unintended costs and consequences

A more in depth debate and economic analysis of the potential unintended and unseen consequences of raising the minimum wage must be held before any further push is made for change, one economist who studied the impact on one vital state service argues.

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