How Trump's Trade Policy Could Hit Your Bar Tab

Via President Donald Trump’s attempts to boost domestic metal production could make your booze more expensive. The Trump administration is currently considering administrative action to make American steel and aluminum production — two industries that have long suffered in the face of foreign competition — more robust, including possible tariffs, taxes or restrictions on imported products, according to Trump administration officials and industry sources. Those moves could lead foreign

Thousands Of High Paying Arizona Jobs Still Vacant, State Can't Fill Them

Via High paying jobs being left unfilled in Arizona because of worker shortages. State employers are reporting there are 10,000 high paying job vacancies with no way to fill them. It’s an issue Senator Steve Smith (R – D 11) is hoping to help solve. He held the first of three hearings to help come up with a solution that will help bring in the right workers. “We have

Arizona Edges To Front Of States Eyeing Blockchain Technology

Via Before Arizona could be recognized as a leader in blockchain technology legislation there was one major challenge – helping lawmakers “get your head around” exactly what the technology is. “It was very difficult, you know, trying to explain to people,” said Arizona State Rep. Jeff Weninger, R-Chandler. “You never want to vote for something that you don’t fully understand and this is, to say the least, a tough

Via Arizona State Retirement System bought a fresh stake in DXC Technology Company. (NYSE:DXC) through out the Fiscal Q2, Holdings Channel reports. The hedge fund bought 70,207 company stock worth at roughly $5,386,000. DXC Technology Company. (NYSE:DXC) started trading at 82.05 on early Mon. The 50 day SMA of the stock is of $78.64 and a two hundred SMA of $74.17. the share has a company valuation of $23.29

Immigration Policies Impact On Local Agriculture

Via YUMA, Ariz. – It was last week when President Donald Trump joined with Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) to endorse the RAISE Act. The RAISE Act would reduce immigration levels and the amount of green cards awarded to nationals each year. All on the basis of a merit-based system. “This competitive application process will favor applicants who can speak English, financially support themselves and

Autonomous Technology Heats Up In Arizona

Via Arizona is hot enough as it. But the Grand Canyon state is heating up as a hotbed of autonomous vehicle development as well, according to a report by Wired magazine. According to the story, autonomous systems developer Mobileye, fresh off its acquisition a couple of weeks ago by software giant Intel, has announced it will build a fleet of 100 autonomous vehicles and test the first of them

Via PHOENIX – Two new laws took effect Wednesday that state officials say will benefit Arizona businesses. House Bill 2280, signed into law by Gov. Doug Ducey on March 29, speeds the process for electronically filing and paying corporate taxes, and increases efficiency for the Arizona Department of Revenue for processing other tax types. The legislation is part of the department’s focus on delivering better, faster and more cost-effective

County Sees Highest Job Growth Since 2008

Via According to data from Arizona’s Office of Economic Opportunity, the Cochise County economy added 500 jobs in the 12 months ended June for job growth of 1.5 percent. June’s year-over-year job gains were the most since the 12 months ended November 2008. In the 12 months from July last year through June this year, Cochise County saw year-over-year job gains in four months with stabilization in four months

As NAFTA Talks Loom, Mexican Officials Visit Business Leaders

Via As talks about revisiting the North American Free Trade Agreement approach, Mexico is aggressively promoting a message of wanting to preserve and enhance the 23-year-old treaty. But rolling back any provisions that Mexico views as favorable to all three countries is not negotiable, Kenneth Smith Ramos, head of the Trade and NAFTA office at the Embassy of Mexico, said during a recent visit to Southern Arizona. “We want

Via PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona rancher who fought for years to retain sole use of his “Bar 7” cattle brand won a big victory Thursday in the Arizona Supreme Court when the court ruled the state did not have the legal right to let another cattle company use it to brand its cows. The unanimous court ruling said the state violated a decades-old law that bars an identical