Eight of the nine Republican senators who bucked their party and played a pivotal role in defeating a package of immigration bills last session have the backing of the business community going into next year’s election.Read More »
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The U.S. Department of the Treasury has awarded an $18.2 million grant to the Arizona Commerce Authority, which President and CEO Don Cardon said the authority plans to use as the foundation of a revolving loan fund for small businesses.Read More »
After nearly a week of meetings in China, Gov. Jan Brewer said she’s very encouraged that the trade mission will reap great rewards for Arizona.Read More »
With investment capital for cash-strapped businesses scarce and banks warier than ever of loaning start-up money, a group of investors wants the state to create a government-baked fund to fill the void.Read More »
Building a private prison in Goodyear would torpedo that city’s economic development prospects and one business has already balked at moving there if it happens, business groups opposed to the prison say.Read More »
Dollars spent with local businesses have a far greater impact on Arizona’s economy, tax revenues and jobs, and that applies even when state government puts out contracts for bid, the head of a small-business group said Friday.Read More »
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has announced a new mandate on private sector employers requiring them to prominently display posters that outline employees’ rights to join a union.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer will be racking up some frequent flier miles next month when she heads up a team of Arizona government officials and business leaders that will be traveling to China in hopes of attracting Chinese business investments in Arizona.Read More »
The state's second-largest utility provider says it's closing in on an agreement to buy power from a wind farm on land owned by the Navajo Nation.Read More »
If one were to measure the success of Arizona’s Enterprise Zone program by some of the eulogies that followed its demise, you might question why it was even created in the first place.
But a flurry of applications from businesses hoping to cash in on the expiring property tax breaks in the Enterprise Zone program leaves no doubt that it will be missed.