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What do golf and surgery have in common?


Imagine sinking chip shots on three of the world’s most famous golf courses while chipping in to help fund a high-tech hybrid operating suite at Banner Boswell Medical Center. How’s it possible you ask? Sun Health Foundation and Arrowhead Lexus have joined forces to sell drawing tickets for a chance to play in the 2013… Read More →

Arizona House panel OKs high-tech tax credits

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by in Business News | Politics | Tech

An Arizona House committee has given initial approval to a bill that sets up a tax credit for insurance companies who invest in a new high-tech fund overseen by the Arizona Commerce Authority. The bill sponsored by Republican House Speaker Andy Tobin gives insurers a credit against premium taxes they would owe of up to… Read More →

CEOs Rank Best, Worst States For Business

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For the eighth year in a row, CEOs rate Texas as the No. 1 state in which to do business, according to Chief Executive magazine’s annual Best & Worst States Survey. Florida rose one spot to take the No. 2 rank, while North Carolina slipped to No. 3. Tennessee remained at No. 4 while Indiana climbed a spot to… Read More →

STEM Education – Making The Grade For Growth

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Arizona Leaders know it’s a problem. “When one of our top employers of scientists and engineers says that if he had the decision to make all over again, he would never bring his business and its thousands of high-wage jobs to Arizona because of the lack of commitment to education, that is a call to… Read More →

High-Tech Hopes For Arizona

by in AZ Business Magazine | Blogs

The State, its universities and business groups work to make Arizona a high-tech powerhouse. When the new millennium arrived, high-technology activities in Arizona were on a slide. The industry was unable to keep pace with the job demands of an expanding population or match employment growth in other economic sectors. That was then. The state’s… Read More →