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Arizona Community Foundation awards $25K to AFHP


The Arizona Community Foundation has awarded the Arizona Family Health Partnership (AFHP) a $25,000 grant to implement a statewide public awareness and education campaign for young women about the importance of taking B vitamin folic acid before and during pregnancy to prevent birth defects. Research consistently shows that the highest rate of unintended pregnancies is… Read More →

Lavidge Launches National Campaign with Dole

by in Business News | Marketing

The Lavidge Company (TLC), a full-service advertising, public relations, communications, consulting and interactive marketing agency, and Dole® Food Company have partnered in developing the summer “Peel the Love” campaign. TLC edged out national agencies with its Peel the Love campaign idea and was selected to lead the concept, design and messaging standards of the year-long… Read More →

$2M Grant from Piper Supports Fight Against Cancer

Banner MD Anderson Lantern Of Hope

With a generous $2 million grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, the Cancer Has Met Its Match campaign benefitting Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center is near its $20 million goal. The grant from Piper Trust, in support of the campaign, provides funding for capital, programs and services that will impact patients, their families and… Read More →

Arizona employers face an onslaught of wage and hour claims

Nonexempt Vs. Exempt Employees
by in Business News | Legal | Workforce

For Shayna Balch, business is booming. Since the start of 2012, the labor attorney at Fisher & Phillips in Phoenix is seeing — on average — one to three wage and hour cases filed each day. This is compared with one or two a month in previous years. Nationally, the number of new Fair Labor… Read More →

Campaign issue: Energy


Americans depend on energy for everything from driving their cars to powering factories, homes and offices — and of course our smartphones, laptops and tablets. How that energy is produced and where it comes from affect jobs, the economy and the environment. Where they stand: President Barack Obama proposes an “all of the above” strategy… Read More →

Libertarian Presidential Candidate Campaigns at ASU

by in Business News | Education | Politics

A crowd of nearly 100 amassed Wednesday afternoon to support Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson, who spoke during a campaign rally at Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. Johnson, a former two term New Mexico governor, presents himself as a socially liberal and fiscally conservative candidate. Among his positions are legalizing gay marriage and marijuana, giving… Read More →

The Republican Presidential Debate Viewing Party

Republican Presidential Debate at Mesa Arts Center
by in Business News | Events | Politics

On Wednesday, February 22, the Republican party held their primary debate here in Arizona. I ventured out into deep Mesa to cover the debate, but since I couldn’t actually get into the building, I decided to walk around outside the Mesa Arts Center, where a large, outdoor viewing party was being held. There were plenty of… Read More →

America’s Next Leader

McCain, America's Next Leader - AZ Business Magazine Oct. 2008

The last time an Arizona politician stood at the threshold of the White House was 44 years ago, when Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater introduced a new form of conservative politics to America before falling under the wheels of President Lyndon Baines Johnson’s campaign juggernaut. Now, another Arizonan, also the Republican nominee, has the White… Read More →