Legislature • Bob Burns, retiring Senate president, was honored with the Arizona Tax Research Association’s Watchdog Award on Nov. 19. The award recognizes his efforts during three decades to fight for taxpayers and target wasteful spending. ATRA complimented Burns for his “almost singular focus to control the growth of government.” The award was presented at [...]
Legal Jeffery Kros has joined Torres Consulting and Law Group, LLC as a senior account executive. Kros previously served as legislative director for the League of Arizona Cities and Towns and performed policy research, analysis and legislative oversight for the Arizona Department of Revenue. He also served as legislative research analyst for the Arizona Senate [...]
Legal • Michael Preston Green, a partner/director with Fennemore Craig, has been named the inaugural Phoenix Government Relations Lawyer of the Year for 2011 by legal industry publication “Best Lawyers.” Only one lawyer is chosen in high-profile legal specialty areas in large legal communities to be recognized as lawyer of the year. Lawyers afforded this [...]
Health Care • Jennifer Willis was appointed market practice leader for small and large group commercial accounts for Humana on Sept. 22. In this role, Willis will be responsible for oversight of the company’s commercial health insurance products offered to employers in Arizona and Nevada. A Humana associate for 14 years, Willis has worked in [...]
Historic Phoenix tavern for sale as owner’s health declines
Tom’s Tavern, a local hotspot among politicians, businessmen and lawyers, is up for sale, owner Mike Ratner said.
Brewer’s comments on father’s death criticized
Gov. Jan Brewer was criticized Wednesday for saying in an interview that her father “died fighting the Nazi regime in Germany” when he actually died in the 1950s.
Government • Judith A. Patrick was named chair of the Board of Directors of SCF Arizona by Gov. Jan Brewer on May 19. Patrick, a Tucson resident, is the first woman appointed to the post and the first chair from outside the greater Phoenix area. Patrick said she wants to ensure corporate stability and increased [...]
Government• Judith A. Patrick was named chair of the Board of Directors of SCF Arizona by Gov. Jan Brewer on May 19. Patrick, a Tucson resident, is the first woman appointed to the post and the first chair from outside the greater Phoenix area. Patrick said she wants to ensure corporate stability and increased competitiveness [...]
Legal• Gretchen Jacobs has started her own firm, Arizona Governmental Affairs, initially focusing on areas such as the high-tech industry, procurement, nonprofits, education and insurance.Jacobs, previously with Greenberg Traurig’s Phoenix office as of counsel, has worked with legislators and the executive branch at the Capitol since 1999. She is admitted to practice law in Arizona and [...]
Education• John Murphy, PharmD, associate dean of academic and professional affairs at the UofA College of Pharmacy, has been elected president of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.Murphy has nearly 30 years of service to pharmacy education and is past president of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.The ACCP is a professional and scientific society [...]
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