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Pollack: Nothing terribly unexpected

Posted by   /  August 8, 2017  /  Economy  /  No Comments

ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 7th, 2017 The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the last week The latest economic data suggests that the economy will continue to grow. As for the national picture, employment growth was above expectations. Personal income, disposable personal income and […]

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Director of Maricopa Center for Entrepreneurship on the hot seat during council presentation

Posted by   /  August 3, 2017  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Mason Callejas | inMaricopa.com Members of the Maricopa City Council grilled MCE Director Quintin Baker over the performance of the business incubator. The director of the Maricopa Center for Entrepreneurship found himself in the hot seat at a City Council meeting Tuesday when council members expressed frustration with his presentation and certain answers he […]

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Rose Law Group Heroes of the Week: Arizona casinos

Posted by   /  August 2, 2017  /  Economy, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

KTAR A chain of Arizona casinos said Wednesday that it planned to give away unclaimed jackpots to various nonprofit organizations. “It is our privilege to provide these funds to such incredible nonprofit organizations that benefit the lives of Arizonans,” Kenneth Manuel, CEO of Gila River Gaming Enterprises, said in a statement. Nonprofits will have to […]

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Tribal gaming industry shows signs of growth; Tohono O’odham Nation casino cited among projects

Posted by   /  August 2, 2017  /  Economy  /  No Comments

By Jesse Robles | Casinopedia The National Indian Gaming Commission announced last week that Indian Gaming revenues for fiscal year 2016 reached $32.2 billion. The new record surpassed FY2015 revenues by 4.4%. Tribal gaming regulators at the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) announced last week that total FY 2016 revenues of tribally-owned casinos in the United States surpassed $30 […]

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[VIDEO] 20 Cities in 20 Days: Downtown Glendale blossoms

Posted by   /  August 2, 2017  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

3TV | CBS 5 By Jay Crandall | AZFamily Downtown Glendale is enjoying a resurgence as businesses, residents and visitors rediscover the charm of city’s core. Glendale Chamber President Robert Heidt tells us the city has worked hard to retain its historic charm while also bringing in new businesses, restaurants and attractions. One of the most […]

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Pollack: Economy is very healthy

Posted by   /  August 1, 2017  /  Economy  /  No Comments

ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 31st, 2017  The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the last week Last week’s news about the economy was quite positive. This suggests that the mixed news of a few weeks ago was an aberration.  And this good news about […]

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U.S. chamber: Farmers need illegal immigrants in workforce

Posted by   /  August 1, 2017  /  Economy, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Arizona needs its 920,000 foreign-born residents, both legal and otherwise, to fuel the state’s economy, according to a new study and some business leaders. The report Monday by the New American Economy says those families had $21.4 billion in household income in 2014, the […]

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NW Valley brick and mortars evolve with the times, e-commerce now 8.5% of total sales

Posted by   /  July 31, 2017  /  Economy  /  No Comments

By Philip Haldiman | YourWestValley The carnage is real. Brick and mortar merchants such as Macy’s, Radio Shack and JC Penny have shuttered dozens of locations this year, and businesses of all stripes are dying slow deaths as online sales take over the marketplace. Or are they? E-commerce sales in the first quarter of 2017, accounted […]

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Border tax idea dead, Arizona businesses elated

Posted by   /  July 30, 2017  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Ronald J. Hansen | The Republic Republican leadership in Congress and the White House formally gave up pushing a border adjustment tax last week, dropping one of the more divisive elements of the party’s efforts at changing tax laws. The idea, known as BAT, ran into stiff opposition from both giant retailers like Walmart […]

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Arizona growth forecast to outpace rest of nation

Posted by   /  July 28, 2017  /  Economy  /  No Comments

By Russ Wiles | The Arizona Republic Arizona’s economy is poised to grow about half a percentage point faster than the nation both this year and next, according to a report. Arizona’s economy will expand 2.6 percent this year and 2.8 percent in 2018, topping U.S. growth estimates of 2.2 percent both years, according to […]

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