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.
In a meeting that was announced and canceled within the span of roughly three hours, lawmakers planned to push the message: Dear California businesses: Move to Arizona!Read More »
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is weighing whether to increase the costs of certain permits for companies that emit pollutants into the air.Read More »
The Arizona Competitiveness Package goes into effect June 30, and while the business tax cuts that formed its foundation won’t start phasing in until 2014, several provisions will take root immediately.Read More »