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The U.S. Department of Commerce said Friday that it will seek to slap tariffs ranging from 31 percent to 250 percent on solar panels imported from China. Read more»

Sen. John McCain

Those asking for money include Arizona's John McCain, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Rep. Mike Pence of Indiana. Also, Tea Party favorites like Sen. Scott Brown and Rep. Michele Bachmann. Read more»

Jenny Abrams Wilson, vice president of Abrams Airborne Manufacturing Inc. in Tucson, said Arizona’s enterprise zone program has helped the company grow and add employees. House Speaker Kirk Adams, R-Mesa, wants to expand the program as part of a larger bill he contends will create jobs. Rep. Tom Chabin, D-Flagstaff, who voted against the bill in the House Ways and Means Committee, said Democrats opposed Adams’ bill because he hasn’t demonstrated a clear return in jobs or capital investment and because the new requirements are so broad that the state could wind up giving tax breaks to less-desirable companies.

House Speaker Kirk Adams wants to expand tax incentives in enterprise zones. Rep. Tom Chabin says they're "lipstick on a pig." Read more»

With a state program offering movie productions tax credits set to expire at year's end, a lawmaker wants to not only renew the program but offer incentives similar to those in New Mexico. Read more»