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Supreme Court Upholds Employer Sanctions Law

The U.S. Supreme Court today upheld Arizona’s law that revokes the business licenses of businesses and corporations hiring illegal immigrants.  The 5-3 vote was a rejection of challenges to the law by a coalition of business people and civil rights organizations.  Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is calling the decision a victory: “I could not be […]

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Sedona Energy Labs Wins Innovation Challenge

Recognized for its advances in solar tracking systems and algorithms, Sedona Energy Labs (SEL) was awarded one of eight grants in the Arizona Commerce Authority’s Arizona Innovation Challenge.  SEL won for its InteliTrack™ Solar Tracking System that generates up to 40% more power from a solar array and for its MaxxTRAK™ Solar Controller, a microchip-based unit […]

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Marking Anniversary of Prop 100 Passage

Governor Jan Brewer issued this statement on the temporary one-cent sales tax. “It was one year ago today that Arizona voters made an important statement, agreeing to a temporary tax increase in order to fend off more drastic cuts to critical state services. I had fought for this measure, Proposition 100, despite having never voted […]

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Governor Petitioning U.S. Supreme Court on SB1070

Governor Jan Brewer today announced that she will immediately petition the U.S. Supreme Court to lift the injunction on the Arizona immigration law known as SB 1070. “I’ve always known this legal fight would be a long one,” said Governor Brewer. “But now that this is the path we’ve chosen, I am confident Arizona will […]

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AZ Tourism Industry Remains Economic Driver

Flagstaff tourism officials are joining state officials in recognizing the value of the tourism officials in Arizona. Jacki Lenners tells FBN there are activites the entire week.  “We kicked off National Tourism Week with an event at our Visitor Center on Saturday in honor of National Train Day. Throughout the week, our staff at the […]

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Moving Toward Semi-Public University

Northern Arizona University is reinventing itself as a semi-public institution amid record enrollment increases and diminishing state support, President John Haeger said during a public forum  at the High Country Conference Center. More than 200 people attended the event to hear the president address how the university will mitigate the $30 million cut  for FY2012, […]

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Tax Revenues Up Significantly

Arizona’s Department of Revenue is reporting increases in sales for the past month with collections of sales tax at more than   $3.6 billion.  The ADR’s Elaine Smith tells Flagstaff Business News the figures are a healthy increase from the previous year. Significant gains were reported in car sales and general retail merchandise. MARCH 2011 […]

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Northern Arizona Home to New AntiVenom Company

Northern Arizona is now  home to a new bioscience company developing antivenoms against Arizona’s common venomous animals.  The new company, BioVeteria Life Sciences LLC (BioVeteria,) has chosen Prescott as a home base for their veterinary operations.  They have active rattlesnake and scorpion antivenin programs underway. A news release says BioVeteria’s presence further strengthens Arizona’s growing […]

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Governor Tells Agencies to Prepare for Federal Shutdown

Governor Jan Brewer has asked her state agencies to prepare for a possible shutdown of the federal government beginning Saturday, April 9. This shutdown would impact non-essential federal programs, facilities and properties. Operations of the military, postal service, air traffic control, border patrol and other essential federal services would continue. Governor Brewer called state agency […]

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Albert Hale Appeals to Paul Gosar on Budget Cuts

Rep. Albert Hale, D-St. Michaels (District 2), recently met with Republican Congressman Paul Gosar at Gosar’s office in Flagstaff. Discussion included current budget proposals at the state and federal level and a request for the Congressman’s support with specific issues relating to the area Hale serves. “The proposed cuts will greatly impact services to Native […]

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