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John McCain will serve as Grand Marshal at PIR

AVONDALE, AZ - MARCH 15:  Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Stanley Toyota, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 15, 2015 in Avondale, Arizona.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/NASCAR via Getty Images)
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The fall race at Phoenix International Raceway has traditionally coincided with Veterans Day, and the Grand Marshal for this year’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race will be one of the most recognizable veterans in America. United States Senator John McCain, a highly decorated veteran of the Vietnam War and… Read More →

House, Senate panels forward bills to halt Glendale casino


WASHINGTON – Bills that would halt construction on a Tohono O’odham casino in Glendale passed committees in both the House and the Senate Wednesday. The Keep the Promise Act of 2015 – introduced by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale – would “prohibit gaming activities on certain Indian land in Arizona until… Read More →

Valley Leadership honors Man & Woman of the Year


Valley Leadership announced Tommy Espinoza and Judy Shannon as the organization’s 2014 Man & Woman of the Year. The pair will be honored for their long-term contributions and commitment to our community at the 66th Annual Man & Woman of the Year awards luncheon in March 2015. A native of Phoenix, Espinoza has demonstrated long-term,… Read More →

The 2013 Hammer Awards

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by in Featured | Politics

It’s the most wonderful time of the year; time to hand out some virtual hardware to the winners of the 4th annual Hammer Awards, Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry President and CEO Glenn Hamer’s look back at the wild and the wacky of the year in politics and anything else that’s on his mind.… Read More →

Gap is Narrowing on Immigration Reform

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by in Columnist Spotlight | Politics

Various Arizona Chamber and business leaders have made numerous visits to Washington, D.C. over the years to push for reform of our nation’s badly broken immigration system. As a border state, we understand this issue well. For years, the business community in Arizona has been pressing Congress and the Administration for a secure border, workable… Read More →

Hispanic Chamber honors leaders

by in Business News | Events | Nonprofit

The Center for the Future of Arizona’s founder and CEO is among the five award recipients to be honored at the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s 55th Annual Black & White Ball and Business Awards later this month. “Dr. Lattie Coor is one of our state’s most iconic and beloved figures, and we’re honored to… Read More →

I love it when a plan comes together

by in Blogs | Featured | Politics

This is a heady time for supporters of real immigration reform. A bipartisan group of U.S. senators, including our own John McCain and Jeff Flake, have announced their support for a framework of sweeping changes that have long been supported by Arizona’s – and the nation’s – business community. It is natural that Senators McCain… Read More →

Tilted Kilt Hires New CFO to Focus on Expansion

by in Business News | Dining

Tilted Kilt has recently hired Eddie Goitia as the new Chief Financial Officer for the company. Goitia’s most recent experience includes a 19-year run at Monti’s La Casa Vieja Steakhouse in Tempe, serving most of his time as CEO and managing partner. At Tilted Kilt, Goitia will be responsible for developing and executing a strategic… Read More →

ASU Becomes Home To McCain Institute For International Leadership

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Arizona State University announced that it has established the McCain Institute for International Leadership. The new Institute is initially supported by a $9 million gift from the McCain Institute Foundation, a charitable trust funded by Arizona Senator John McCain. Arizona State University will build the nonpartisan and nonprofit education and research center, based in Washington,… Read More →

The Importance Of The 2012 New Hampshire Primary

2012 New Hampshire Primary
by in Columnist Spotlight | Politics

Although the New Hampshire Primary is scheduled to be held on the second Tuesday in March, it hasn’t been held in March since back in the ’70s. New Hampshire is proud to hold the first Presidential Primary Election every four years. By state law, the New Hampshire Secretary of State has the authority to schedule… Read More →

Centennial Series: Arizona Military Milestones

Arizona Military: Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, AZ Business Magazine November-December 2011
by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Centennial Series: Arizona Military Milestones The military has played an enormous role in shaping the first 100 years of Arizona’s history. Here are some of the Arizona military personalities, places and things that have left their mark on the state’s history: Lori Piestewa (1979-2003) Piestewa was the first Native American woman to die in combat… Read More →

Video Contest: Grand Canyon Railway

Grand Canyon Railway, Arizona, Photo: Kristine Cannon
by in Play

It’s not just about the destination; the journey there is what makes it an unforgettable adventure. We’ve all heard this before, right? From point A to point B, departure to arrival, and everything in between should be just as exciting and eventful. And never before has this been more true than during my breathtaking and… Read More →

Arizona’s 2010 Midterm Election Results

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by in Events | Featured | Politics

Midterm election results – In the 2010 midterm elections, Republicans won many seats on both national and local levels, and there’s now a Republican majority in the United States House of Representatives. Here’s how Arizonans voted at the polls yesterday More election coverage from AZNow.Biz includes our political columnist, Tom Milton, analyzing the 2010 midterm… Read More →

The Town of Superior Awaits Copper Mine Ruling

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The residents of the Town of Superior are collectively holding their breaths as they wait for SB 409, the Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act, to pass. Supported by Senators John McCain and John Kyl, as well as Gov.  Jan Brewer, SB 409 will essentially trade the Oak Flat Campground for various areas around… Read More →