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Analysis of AZ Income Tax Reform

Revised Rates Would Be Lowest of Any State with an Income Tax, says Tax Foundation analysts. (An Arizona Senate committee has voted for a ‘flat tax’ .  The Senate Finance committee voted 4-2 this week to pass the income tax reform which would eliminate some deductions including those for mortgage interest, charitable donations and those […]

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Expansion of Solar Industry in Arizona

Governor Jan Brewer is announcing expansion of First Solar Manufacturing Company.  Headquartered in Tempe, the company will expand its presence in Arizona with a 135-acre technology campus in Mesa. Their initial investment totals $300 million and is expected to create 600 quality jobs – with the potential for far more in the years to come. […]

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NAU Boosts Local Economy –- Businesses Thrive

Northern Arizona University is a prominent player in the economic vitality of Flagstaff and the state of Arizona. That’s according to a report recently released by NAU’s Arizona Rural Policy Institute. The report, The Economic Contributions of Northern Arizona University to the State of Arizona in 2010, claims that NAU has contributed nearly $1.5 billion […]

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Governor Announces Economic Competitiveness Package

PHOENIX – Governor Jan Brewer today called the Legislature into Special Session for the consideration of a comprehensive plan to put Arizona back to work. Known as the Arizona Competitiveness Package, the proposal includes a mix of targeted business incentives and broad tax reforms designed to rev the Arizona economy. “The Competitiveness Package will make […]

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AZ Bioscience Jobs Grew During Recession

During the recessionary years of 2008-09, bioscience jobs in Arizona grew by 7 percent while Arizona’s overall private sector lost 11 percent of its jobs, according to a new performance analysis of Arizona’s bioscience sector, commissioned by the Flinn Foundation. The annual study by the Battelle Technology Partnership Practice found that Arizona continues to outpace […]

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Cementing Hopes for Regional and National Economic Growth

Drake Cement’s nearly-complete $310 million production plant is located within Yavapai County in Paulden, Arizona – once a historic ghost town and about 60 miles southwest of Flagstaff. Bringing Drake to the region is expected to employ approximately 550 people in construction projects and provide 90 full-time jobs within the plant. Local and Regional Development […]

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Governor’s Flagstaff Speech

(Governor Jan Brewer’s speech in Flagstaff today, addressing the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce annual luncheon.  These remarks were made at the High Country Conference Center at Northern Arizona University.) Good afternoon.  Today I found out, I received a call on my cell phone from someone who said, ‘Congratulations.  You now have served two years as […]

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Governor Addresses Flagstaff This Week

Gov. Jan Brewer will discuss the state of Arizona, key aspects of the upcoming legislative session and the recently formed Arizona Commerce Authority during her keynote speech at the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting & ATHENA Awards ceremony on Friday, January 21, 2011. The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. at the High Country Conference […]

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