Tucson gun store owner cancels Kelly’s AR-15 buy
TUCSON — The owner of a Tucson gun store where former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ husband purchased a semi-automatic rifle has canceled the transaction.
Brewer to make another jobs announcement
Gov. Jan Brewer is headed to Scottsdale to make the latest in a series of announcements about companies adding jobs in Arizona.
Judge partially tosses 2011 pension reductions for sitting judges
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled that a law reducing pension benefits for members of the judiciary violates the Arizona Constitution, but only for those who were on the bench before 2000.
Carmona joins board of e-cigarette company
Former U.S. surgeon general Dr. Richard Carmona, who highlighted the dangers of secondhand smoke and supported a ban on all tobacco products, is joining the board of directors for NJOY Inc., the nation’s leading electronic cigarette company — a move that could bring increased legitimacy to e-cigarettes as a viable alternative to traditional cigarettes.
Sales tax reform struggles, but supporters urge action this year
Gov. Jan Brewer and some Arizona lawmakers are determined to pass her plan to simplify the state’s tax code this year, but municipalities are just as determined to delay at least one portion of the governor’s proposal that they argue could do irreparable harm to their finances.
Lawyer says suit alleging sexual harassment at private prison reflects badly on Corrections Dept.
A trial is set for next month in a sexual harassment lawsuit pitting the state against one of its private prison contractors in a battle that promises to shine a harsh light on private prisons and the Arizona Department of Corrections.
Airline CEOs assure senators merger will benefit consumers
The CEOs of American Airlines and US Airways told a U.S. Senate Judiciary subcommittee Tuesday that not only would a merger of their airlines not hurt Phoenix, it could bring more international flights to the city.
Survey: Women business owners in Arizona see hiring, growth
Almost half of female business owners surveyed in Arizona expect their companies to grow over the next five years, according to a report released March 8.
Union foes prepare to take fight to ballot
Unable to get any traction at the state Capitol, union foes are preparing to bring the fight to the 2014 ballot and let Arizonans decide whether automatic paycheck deductions should be banned.
A group called Protect Employee Paychecks recently filed an initiative with the Secretary of State. Unlike the proposals that are stuck in the Legislature, the initiative would affect both public and private unions.
Suntech Power to close Arizona factory
Chinese solar panel maker Suntech Power Holdings Co. is closing its factory in Goodyear, Ariz., in part because of higher production costs.
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