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steve macias

Jul 31, 2017

The CEOs speak

Arizona business leaders speak out on education and how best to prepare the nation's youth.

Gov. Jan Brewer (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)
Apr 14, 2014

Brewer signs manufacturer tax cut law

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday signed into law a bill that eliminates sales taxes on electricity and natural gas purchased by manufacturers and mining smelters, a move she said was needed to make the state more attractive to large businesses.

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (Photo by Ryan Cook/RJ Cook Photography)
Apr 11, 2014

Busy day: Brewer okays electricity sales tax bill

Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law her top economic development priority of the year, a bill exempting manufacturers from paying sales taxes on the electricity and natural gas they consume.

Ronald Young, an employee at Boeing’s plant in Mesa, fashions a pylon used to hold weapons on the AH64D attack helicopter (Cronkite News Service photo by Sarah Pringle)
Feb 18, 2013

Business leaders leave Washington with dim hopes of avoiding sequester, job cuts

A delegation from the Arizona Technology Council came to Washington this week hoping to persuade Congress to stop automatic spending cuts that would hurt state defense contractors and could lead to layoffs.

Sep 6, 2011

Capitol Quotes: September 2, 2011

This week’s most outstanding utterances, gibes and quips.