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Tickets are on sale for the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Annual Meeting and Awards Breakfast, to be held Friday, Aug. 8, at the Hilton El Conquistador Golf and Tennis Resort, 10000 N. Oracle in Oro Valley.
The five Republicans running in District 11’s House and Senate races naturally had a lot to agree on when meeting for a debate at Pima Community College last week.
Tentative approval for the Rosemont Copper Mine was shot down on Feb. 4 after the Pima County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to submit a formal objection to the Coronado National Forest Service’s final environmental impact statement.
An illustration of what the Rosemont Copper mine might look like if approved.
Pinal County has a compelling logistics story to tell. First, think of Guaymas, Mexico. There are several deep-water ports on the west coast of the United States and Mexico.
The Children’s Museum Tucson is celebrating literacy during the month entire of September. The Museum will be featuring specialized programming with hands-on educational activities that focus on the importance of literacy.
During the annual awards breakfast, the Marana Chamber of Commerce took time to honor longtime members and recognized small, mid-size and large businesses in the area.
The award winners were Spectrum Ina Rd Auto Collision (mid-size business), Mathnasium of Marana (small business) and Rosemont Copper (large business).
In the recent controversy at the state capitol, a group of Republicans felt they were treated unfairly. They felt that by Gov. Jan Brewer calling a special session and forcing them to approve a budget they had in hand for five weeks was wrong.
After forming an exploratory committee to consider running for governor, Sen. Al Melvin, R-District 11, is confident that his bold ideas could lead him to the state’s top position in 2014.
In her State of the State address last Tuesday, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer expressed her continued optimism about the direction of Arizona’s economy, and called for increased competition in the realms of job creation and education.
Sen. Al Melvin was elected to a third term in the Arizona Senate Tuesday night, defeating Democrat Jo Holt for a seat in Legislative District 11, which was formerly District 26.
Two chambers of commerce in the Northwest — Marana Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce — are celebrating milestone anniversaries this year, not by reveling in past, but by looking toward what they might accomplish in the future.
There are some important decisions facing voters come the Nov. 6 General Election, and one big race earning a lot of attention in the Northwest is between Democrat Nancy Young Wright, and Republican candidate Ally Miller who are seeking to replace Ann Day in District 1 of the Pima County Board of Supervisors.
Republican Ally Miller is a newcomer to the political arena, but her name is quickly becoming known around Tucson, evident in her defeat of State Rep. Vic Williams, Mike Hellon, and Stuart McDaniel in the Republican primary election for Pima County Board of Supervisors, District 1.
Candidates for District 11’s Arizona House of Representatives and Senate gathered last night at Pima Community College’s Northwest Campus for a question and answer session, sponsored by the Arizona Clean Elections Commission.
The Augusta Resource Corporation, which is the company trying to open the controversial Rosemont Copper Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains east of Tucson, is pleased with a court ruling that worked in their favor last week.
Rosemont Copper supports community organizations and economic opportunity countywide.
Pima County needs a lot of work. That was the consensus of the four Republican candidates running for Pima County Board of Supervisors District 1, when they met at the Sun City Social Hall on April 17.
With proper foresight and clear priorities, Marana Mayor Ed Honea said the Town has maintained a structurally balanced budget and encouraged sustainable economic growth.
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While the Oro Valley Town Council took a neutral stance on the Rosemont Mine project last month, the Marana Town Council recently voted 6-1 to support the controversial project.