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REGIONAL NEWS for June 17, 2017: Bill would have permitted any state resident to buy into Medicaid

Posted by   /  June 17, 2017  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Government and Politics, Health Care, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Nevada’s Governor Vetoes ‘Medicaid for All’ Insurance Plan California: Silicon Valley’s acquisition targets aren’t just in tech anymore Utah: If Bears Ears monument gets smaller, oil and gas operators are poised to push for drilling rights Rising interest rates, home prices push cost of housing in Denver up 15 percent Northern New Mexico ‘rocked to […]

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Pinal jobless rate jumps up

Posted by   /  June 16, 2017  /  Economy  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via PinalCentral Pinal County’s jobless rate jumped up last month after hitting a record low in April. The state’s jobless rate ticked up a tenth of a point to 5.1 percent as Arizona employers shed more jobs last month than they typically do this time of year. New […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for June 15, 2017: Exclusive to Amazon Prime members, Prime Now offers one-hour delivery for $7.99 and two-hour delivery for free on “tens of thousands of items.”

Posted by   /  June 15, 2017  /  Economy, Government and Politics, Marijuana, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Prime Now, Amazon’s 1-hour delivery service, launches in Denver Utah: Lyle Jeffs, fugitive polygamist, captured in South Dakota after almost a year on the run Forum tackles residential development in downtown Las Vegas New Mexico: Health secretary rejects new uses for medical pot San Francisco UPS facility shooting: 4 dead including gunman, police say  

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Boeing plans to shift hundreds of jobs to Arizona

Posted by   /  June 15, 2017  /  Economy, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Dominic Gates | Seattle Times aerospace reporter Boeing plans to transfer yet another substantial work group out of the Puget Sound region, the company confirmed Wednesday. The work shifting to Mesa, Arizona, will involve hundreds of jobs. Related: McDonald’s to hire 4,200 in Arizona The changes are coming at Boeing’s Shared Services Group (SSG), […]

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Niagara adding manufacturing, bottling operation in Mesa

Posted by   /  June 13, 2017  /  Economy  /  No Comments

Arizona Builder’s Exchange Niagara Bottling, LLC, the largest, private-label bottled water supplier in the U.S., has announced it will establish a 450KSF, highly automated manufacturing and bottling operation in the City of Mesa’s Elliot Road Technology Corridor. “The investment that Niagara Bottling is making in Mesa is a very significant one and I could not […]

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The mall of the future will have no stores

Posted by   /  June 12, 2017  /  Economy, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Esther Fung | The Wall Street Journal When Starwood Capital Group LLC bought Fairlane Town Center in 2014, the investment firm had a lot of work to do. The Dearborn, Mich., mall was only 72% leased, and among the vacant space was a sprawling former anchor store. A chance call to Ford Motor Co. […]

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Pollack: A successful economy must walk the middle ground

Posted by   /  June 12, 2017  /  Economy, Real Estate  /  No Comments

ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12th, 2017 The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the past week Advanced economies float on a sea of credit.  It is the ability to access credit that allows an economy to expand rapidly. Take away the credit and an […]

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Valley cities among those with top job gains over the past year

Posted by   /  June 12, 2017  /  Economy  /  No Comments

Metro areas around the country have been adding jobs. But some regional economies have seen especially sharp gains in recent months By Mike Maciag | Governing As economic growth has picked up across the country, several regions have experienced particularly sharp job gains in recent months. Some are places that have lured major employers, or […]

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Elliot Road corridor shines spotlight on Mesa’s tech hopes

Posted by   /  June 11, 2017  /  Economy  /  No Comments

By Wayne Schutsk y | East Valley Tribune The Silicon Desert is expanding in Mesa, one announcement at a time. The city’s Elliot Road Technology Corridor – already home to Apple’s global operations command center – is beginning to attract an array of tech companies to occupy the stretch of land between Signal Butte and […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for June 9, 2017: $200 million facility » Internet giant to build fulfillment center, bring 200 or more jobs to Salt Lake City.

Posted by   /  June 9, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Economy, Energy and Environment, Health Care, Sports  /  No Comments

Amazon gets $5.6M state tax incentive to build $200 million facility in Utah California Attorney General to Trump: You Can’t Touch Our National Monuments Las Vegas stadium officials prep for agreements on Raiders, UNLV Why dozens of Coloradans convicted as juveniles are spending life in prison despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling New Mexico pharmacists […]

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