Sapphire materials maker GT Advanced Technologies, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization in October, said Thursday that the Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an inquiry into its business.Read More »
A deal between Apple Inc. and a synthetic sapphire glass maker that was gearing up to produce huge amounts of the product for Apple in an Arizona factory allows for the sale of more than 2,000 furnaces to repay Apple.Read More »
Apple Inc. has reached a deal with a synthetic sapphire glass maker that will allow details of contracts between the companies and the business problems that led GT Advanced Technologies to a financial crisis to remain secret.Read More »
The mixed-use project attempting to rise from the ashes of the once-esteemed General Motors Proving Ground in east Mesa is using a somewhat contrarian approach to success. Developers plan to allow the master-planned, five-square mile community-within-a-city to grow organically.Read More »
The Professional Fire Fighters of Arizona threw its weight behind Scott Smith in the Republican primary for governor, giving the former Mesa mayor an endorsement that will likely come with some considerable campaign assistance.Read More »
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.
An Iowa-based conservative group is airing television ads attacking Mesa mayor and Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Smith for his role as president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, which the group deemed liberal and supportive of President Obama’s agenda.Read More »
MESA – In the not-too-distant future, Metro light-rail trains will travel along Main Street in front of Muralt’s Custom Jewelers, and owner Matt Muralt expects other changes to follow.Read More »
WASHINGTON – With a year until the next election, Democratic freshmen in three competitive Arizona congressional districts are continuing to stockpile cash for their re-election bids, according to the latest campaign finance reports.Read More »
The iArizona Committee is headed by Mesa Mayor Scott Smith and backed by a broad coalition of local politicians, construction contractors and business interests. Their ultimate goal is to boost Arizona’s economy and status as a transportation hub connecting Los Angeles, Dallas and Mexico, as well as linking Arizona’s manufacturing and economic hubs to one another.Read More »