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Court: Bartenders, waiters entitled to higher pay for non-tipped work

Posted by   /  September 19, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Employment Law  /  No Comments

  By Brenden Campbell | Cronkite News WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that Arizona bars and restaurants cannot pay tipped employees less than minimum wage for doing work that does not directly generate tips, a decision that one attorney called “a game changer.” The ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of […]

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Arizona clean-energy ballot measure supporters say attorney general undermined proposal

Posted by   /  September 18, 2018  /  2018 Elections, Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

By Ryan Randazzo | Arizona Republic Wording that the Arizona Attorney General’s Office used for the explanation of a clean-energy ballot initiative to be seen by voters may make the measure less likely to pass, according to initiative backers. The language used by the state’s attorney deals with potential costs to consumers. It is also […]

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Where are baby boomers retiring? Don’t look far

Posted by   /  September 17, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

By Catherine Reagor | Arizona Republic Baby boomers are still moving to Arizona to retire, despite predictions they wouldn’t. Members of the huge demographic group have vowed they wouldn’t spend their leisure years the way their parents did. But census data and new rankings show they are ending up in many of the same states, and some […]

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Taylor Morrison opens Summit Collection at Sky Crossing homes

Posted by   /  September 17, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

  AZBigMedia Taylor Morrison, a leading national builder and developer, meets the demand for next-level living with new homes in Arizona, one of the top 10 fastest-growing states in the U.S. between July 1, 2016 and July 1, 2017 according to U.S. Census Bureau. Taylor Morrison’s Summit Collection at Sky Crossing will open to the public on, Saturday, […]

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Mesa becomes home to Arizona’s 1st Delta Hotels by Marriott

Posted by   /  September 13, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

  AZBigMedia A multi-million dollar, full-scale renovation is complete on the Marriott Phoenix Mesa, located in Downtown Mesa, Arizona, an area currently undergoing its own resurgence as a stylish and vibrant urban cultural arts center.  The property will officially rebrand and become Delta Hotels by Marriott Phoenix Mesa on October 3, 2018. The renovation included all […]

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Sun City plaintiffs gain partial lawsuit victory

Posted by   /  September 13, 2018  /  Courts/Law  /  No Comments

  By Rusty Bradshaw | YourValley.net Sun City residents who filed a lawsuit against Recreation Centers of Sun City to force some operational changes gained a partial victory. Arizona Superior Court Judge Roger E. Brodman ruled Sept. 4 that Recreation Centers of Sun City is subject to the Arizona Planned Communities Act, ARS 33-1801. However, […]

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Report: Arrest warrant issued for speeding Arizona lawmaker Paul Mosley

Posted by   /  September 13, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  By Dustin Gardiner | Arizona Republic Legislative immunity might not save Arizona state Rep. Paul Mosley from his lead foot after all. HavasuNews.com reported late Monday that a warrant has been issued for Mosley’s arrest after he didn’t show up to a court appearance on a charge of excessive speeding. Mosley, R-Lake Havasu City, […]

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9th Circuit upholds ‘ballot harvesting’ ban

Posted by   /  September 12, 2018  /  Courts/Law  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Calling the lack of evidence of fraud irrelevant, a divided federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld Arizona’s ban on “ballot harvesting.” In a 2-1 ruling, the judges acknowledged arguments by the state and national Democratic parties that the Republican-controlled Legislature adopted HB 2023, the […]

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Arizona’s technology sector is booming

Posted by   /  September 11, 2018  /  Economy  /  No Comments

AZBigMedia Arizona’s technology sector is booming, and our community has never been stronger than it is today. Technology companies such as GoDaddy, Benchmark, Carvana, Axon and Infusionsoft have Arizona as their headquarters, helping attract top-level talent across the world to our state. The startup community is growing rapidly because of a plethora of resources such […]

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After years of increases, Arizona 2019 health premiums likely to drop

Posted by   /  September 10, 2018  /  Featured News, Health Care  /  No Comments

  By Alexis Egeland | Cronkite News After several years of double- and triple-digit increases in health insurance premiums, Arizona could see premiums fall more than 4 percent in 2019, one of only 11 states looking at a drop, according to a new analysis. It’s a sharp turnaround for Arizona, a state where a premium […]

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