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Ducey says University of Arizona will produce 250K tests for COVID-19 antibody

The University of Arizona will produce 250,000 tests for COVID-19 antibodies that will determine whether people have been infected with the virus, potentially showing who might have immunity.... Read more»

Fortune 500 company ADP hiring 250 in Tucson

Fortune 500 human resources company ADP is hiring 250 more workers in Tucson, bringing its local workforce to 400. Earlier this month, two other companies announced 480 new jobs in Tucson.... Read more»

Phoenix Forward launched to encourage business growth

Phoenix leaders plan to help facilitate that growth and support business needs through the Phoenix Forward initiative, which launched last week.... Read more»

Who funds the shadowy nonprofit behind Az’s economic development initiatives?

Who is funding Team ACA, the secretive nonprofit that has supplemented Arizona’s economic development agency with private money? The answer has proven elusive.... Read more»

Pro-biz groups are publicly funded, but privately controlled

Public-private partnerships such as the Arizona Commerce Authority further business interests in the state, overseeing state corporate tax incentives and grants worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Similar organizations in Ohio, Wisconsin, Iowa and Florida function amid persistent questions about transparency as unelected business authorities operate on state funds, but disclose little.... Read more»

Stealth Software bringing 200 tech jobs to Phx

A Dutch company that makes software that helps government agencies and private firms safely store data has chosen the Phoenix area for its U.S. headquarters. Tuesday, Gov. Jan Brewer and company officials said Stealth Software’s decision means 200 high-paying jobs for Arizona. It also represents a victory over New York, Boston and Silicon Valley, the other locations under consideration.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: AG Horne weighs in on gun violence

An interview with Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne, plus Sandra Watson, the new president of the Arizona Commerce Authority, and Dr. Mark Sykes, head of the Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute.... Read more»