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Work-a-day-world: How, where and why we are working

Posted by   /  June 28, 2017  /  Economy, Featured News  /  No Comments

Bureau of Labor Statistics In 2016, on days they worked, 22 percent of employed persons did some or all of their work at home, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Monday. Among workers age 25 and over, those with an advanced degree were more likely to work at home than were persons with less […]

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Arizona and gender-mandering

Posted by   /  June 27, 2017  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Women making headway to top positions By Alia Beard Rau | The Republic Arizona is (nearly) the best in the nation for at least one thing — putting women in charge. Representation 20/20, a Maryland-based organization that works to get more women elected to office regardless of political party, this week released its 2017 Gender […]

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Trump? Buffett? The Pope? Nope. Who is the world’s most powerful person?

Posted by   /  June 26, 2017  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By David M. Ewalt | Forbes There are nearly 7.4 billion humans on planet Earth, but these 20 men and women make the world turn. Forbes’ annual ranking of the World’s Most Powerful People identifies one person out of every 100 million whose actions mean the most. To compile the list, we considered hundreds of […]

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Glendale has new downtown revitalization tool

Posted by   /  June 23, 2017  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Cecilia Chan | Independent Newsmedia Glendale has officially created the Centerline Entertainment District downtown, which should help the city jump-start the economy there. Giving the area along Glendale Avenue from 61st to 43rd avenues this designation, means businesses such as bars and liquor stores could set up shop next to a church and school, […]

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Arizona ranks 32nd in revenue generated by college athletics

Posted by   /  June 21, 2017  /  Economy, Sports  /  No Comments

  Arizona Business Daily Reports Arizona ranks 32nd across the country for revenue from college athletics, according to data obtained from the U.S. Department of Education. According to data gathered by the Higher Education Tribune on revenue generated from college athletics from both public and private schools at all levels, with 6 schools, Arizona sees […]

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Investment in investments: Officials pitch state to foreign investors

Posted by   /  June 21, 2017  /  Economy  /  No Comments

Investment in investments: Officials pitch state to foreign investors Arizona business representatives pitch the state’s assets to prospective investors from foreign companies at the annual SelectUSA Investment Summit outside Washington, D.C. (Photo by Emma Lockhart/Cronkite News) Panelists discuss innovation in the U.S. at the SelectUSA Investment Summit, which also featured addresses by Commerce Secretary Wilbur […]

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Lobbyist: Goldwater Institute wants to ‘second guess’ Legislature with regulatory law

Posted by   /  June 19, 2017  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Ben Giles | Arizona Capitol Times he Goldwater Institute successfully ushered the Right to Earn a Living Act through the Arizona Legislature this year, but not as the libertarian think tank initially intended. SB1437 puts limits on what Goldwater officials describe as burdensome and unnecessary occupational regulations by limiting them to only those needed for […]

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Pollack: Interest rates will continue to rise

Posted by   /  June 19, 2017  /  Economy, Real Estate  /  No Comments

ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19th, 2017 The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the past week As expected the FED raised the target range for the federal funds rate by 25 basis points from 1.0% to 1.25%.  The change in interest rates was uneventful. […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for June 18, 2017: Uber-wealthy candidates could take advantage of Colorado’s campaign rules to overwhelm the opposition with money from their own pockets.

Posted by   /  June 18, 2017  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Government and Politics, Marijuana, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Colorado’s new gold rush: The 2018 governor’s race Surge in Latino homeless population ‘a whole new phenomenon’ for Los Angeles Pot will soon be legal in Las Vegas, but don’t even think about lighting up on the Strip Utah: Wildfire that displaced 750 people in Brian Head destroys one home and threatens 100 more New […]

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Ducey touts NAFTA, wants role in upcoming trade negotiations

Posted by   /  June 18, 2017  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By J.T. Lain | Cronkite News rizona Gov. Doug Ducey told a U.S.-Mexico diplomacy conference maintaining good trade between the countries is important, and he expects the state to have a “seat at the table” in any upcoming trade negotiations. Ducey’s comments, to a conference of business and community leaders from both sides of the border, […]

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