Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday signed into law a bill that eliminates sales taxes on electricity and natural gas purchased by manufacturers and mining smelters, a move she said was needed to make the state more attractive to large businesses.Read More »
Yearly Archives: 2014
As a primary field becomes more crowded, the portion of votes needed to win the nomination becomes smaller and smaller. With as many as seven or eight Republican gubernatorial candidates on the ballot this year, any advantage can help lead to a win.
For some, the advantage may be geography.
Legislation given preliminary House approval on April 10 would require state licensing of what are called “motorized quadricycles." They would have to be built by a licensed manufacturer and operated by someone qualified to drive a limo.Read More »
While Arizona recovers from an economic crisis rooted in predatory lending practices, a bill before the Legislature proposes another round of risky loans not too far removed from the horrific payday-lending loans now mostly a good-riddance memory.Read More »
More than double the applicants than last year want to enroll in the state’s empowerment scholarship account program after school-choice groups targeted families in low-income neighborhoods in a massive public awareness campaign.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law her top economic development priority of the year, a bill exempting manufacturers from paying sales taxes on the electricity and natural gas they consume.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer signed the $9.2 billion budget for fiscal year 2015 budget but line-item vetoed several provisions.Read More »
It seems so obvious now. But 25 years ago there was a lot of uncertainty about an idea of mine to create a catalog that would introduce millions of airline passengers with loads of downtime to quirky, unique products they didn’t know they needed (or, in some cases, didn’t know existed).Read More »
One pro-Tesla railbird was gobsmacked that the Arizona Automobile Dealers Assn would threaten to spend money to defeat legislators who support legislation aimed at allowing the electric car manufacturer to sell its vehicles directly to consumers here.Read More »
Arizona congressmen Thursday renewed calls for the Pentagon to drop its “absolutely ridiculous” plan to retire the A-10 fighter, saying the replacement F-35 is 10 times as costly and does not protect ground forces as well.Read More »