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Consultant praises Pinal job creation, tourism efforts

Wed, Jul 27, 2016

Pinal County

FLORENCE - A economic development consultant says Pinal County has done a good job of transitioning from encouraging more home building to focusing on job creation and tourism.Jim Rounds, president of the Rounds Consulting Group, Inc. told the Board of Supervisors last week that “Pinal County is superior when it

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Economic Development

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Arizona Chamber Readies Legislative Agenda For Ducey Breakout Speech

Wed, Dec 23, 2015

Economy

Phoenix Business Journal blogThe Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry hopes to keep the state Legislature's focus on economic growth as it prepares for its upcoming legislative forum Jan. 6.

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Tags: Arizona, Economic Development, Taxes

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Officials: Pinal cities need to help one another

Sat, Jul 18, 2015

Pinal County

The Pinal Partnership hosted a panel Friday in The Property Conference Center with representatives from Coolidge, Florence, Eloy and Maricopa each offering developmental updates of their respective cities.Coolidge Mayor Jon Thompson said recent funding cuts made by the state Legislature will force the city to reallocate resources.

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County leaders discuss plans for future economy

Thu, May 3, 2012

Pinal County

This past October, Pinal County had its annual Town Hall to discuss economic development, which was summarized for attendants at this month’s Economic Development Group of Eloy lunch.Executive Director Brian Tapp of the Central Arizona Association of Governments discussed the common themes of the Town Hall in regards to economic

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Eloy, Central Arizona Association of Governments, CAAG, Economic Development

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Brewer outlines tax, economic-development plan

Wed, Dec 1, 2010

Economy

Arizona RepublicBy Paul DavenportAssociated PressGov. Jan Brewer on Tuesday outlined a package of economic development proposals that include tax incentives and an income tax cut for businesses.Brewer said her goal is to retain and attract businesses with steps intended to promote new investments and create quality jobs. The steps include

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Tags: Jan Brewer, Arizona, Economic Development plan

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Efforts underway to make Pinal County an economic hub

Wed, Sep 23, 2009

Pinal County

Capitol TimesBy Scott MartinYou have successfully logged in.There has been major investment in expanding Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson in support of a focused economic development region called the Sun Corridor.There has been major investment in expanding Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson in support of a focused economic

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Tags: David Snider, Economic Development, CAREDF, Central Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation

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ORAL MINE HISTORY DIGS DEEP

Thu, Aug 6, 2009

Pinal County

Tri-Valley DispatchBy Mark CowlingThirty-three years ago, Sally Nabor-Balfour was a 20-year-old single mother, thankful to be the first female to land a truck-driving job at a Phelps Dodge copper mine.In those days, the company was beginning to hire women because it knew the government would soon be requiring it. Working

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Tags: Superior, Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition, Resolution Copper

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Maricopa City Council deadlocks on GPEC renewal

Thu, Jul 9, 2009

Pinal County

Maricopa MonitorBy Adam Gaub, Managing EditorDebate heated on whether to latch on to Phoenix or lead in Pinal      The lines were drawn, perhaps unexpectedly so.The battle? Whether Maricopa should play up its proximity to Phoenix in matters of recruiting industry to the city versus scorning the metropolis in terms

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Tags: Economic development, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, GPEC, Central Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation, Marquisha Griffin

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Board OKs landfill in southern Pinal County

Thu, Jul 9, 2009

Pinal County

Arizona City IndependentBy Alan LevineThe Pinal County Board of Supervisors has approved two zoning cases and a development agreement designed to bring a much-needed landfill to the southern portion of the county.The agenda items Wednesday included a request by Susan E. Loosen Revocable Trust and Lotocka LLC for a zone

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Tags: Pinal County Board of Supervisors, Landfill, Dacide Snider, Countywide economic development, Stan Griffis, Pinal County Attorney

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Eloy population growth estimated at almost 200,000 in year 2030

Fri, Jul 3, 2009

Pinal County

Eloy EnterpriseBy Lindsey Gemme, Editor       Despite the economic slowdown, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) still holds firm to the belief that growth will return - and that area cities need to start putting plans into place ahead of time to accommodate it.Along with growth comes traffic, and

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Tags: Eloy, EconomykASrizona Department of Transportation, ADOT, Economic Development Group of Eloy, EDGE, Byron Jackson

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