Honeywell to Go Carbon Neutral by 2035

Honeywell

Honeywell committed today to become carbon neutral in its operations and facilities by 2035 through a combination of further investment in energy savings projects, conversion to renewable energy sources, completion of capital improvement projects at its sites and in its fleet of company vehicles, and utilization of credible carbon credits. These initiatives represent a … [More]

Valleywise Health Collaborates with Local Startup, LiteraSeed, to Reduce Health Disparities and Cultural Barriers to Care

Valleywise Health

Valleywise Health is piloting innovative healthcare technology developed by local startup, LiteraSeed, to reduce medical misdiagnoses by improving communication between underserved patients and medical providers. “Our goal is to reduce the tragic and preventable deaths of patients who find it difficult to communicate effectively with physicians,” said Michael White, … [More]

Health Co. Now Providing COVID-19 Vaccinations at Mesa Community College

Embry Health

Embry Health will provide COVID-19 Vaccinations starting April 8th at Mesa Community College located at 1833 W. Southern Rd., Mesa, AZ 85202. Embry Health will provide Moderna vaccinations for those over 18 years old who work and live in Maricopa County between 8AM–8PM. Please come prepared with a face mask, driver's license, insurance card, and documentation of … [More]

Campaign Begins to Reduce Pedestrian, Cyclist Deaths

Maricopa Association of Governments

Bicycle and pedestrian crashes continue to claim more than 100 lives each year in the Maricopa region, and pedestrian involved crashes have steadily risen with increases in both injuries and fatalities. Pedestrian fatalities increased 57 percent over a 10-year period (2010-2019). Although bicycle crashes have trended downward during the same period, more cyclists died in … [More]

Nikola and Truck Maintenance Co. Announce Expansive Sales and Service Dealer Network

Nikola Corporation

Nikola Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of heavy-duty commercial battery-electric vehicles (“BEVs”), fuel-cell electric vehicles (“FCEVs”) and energy infrastructure solutions, announced today its first step in establishing a nationwide plan for its Class 8 truck sales and service coverage. Nikola, in partnership with RIG360 Service Network, a network of … [More]

IRS Provides Guidance on Tax Relief for Deductions for Food or Beverages From Restaurants

Internal Revenue Service

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today issued Notice 2021-25 PDF providing guidance under the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Relief Act of 2020. The Act added a temporary exception to the 50% limit on the amount that businesses may deduct for food or beverages. The temporary exception allows a 100% deduction for food or beverages from … [More]

Phoenix-Headquartered Bank Ranks #1 for Performance on S&P Global Market Intelligence’s List of 50 Largest Public U.S. Banks

Western Alliance Bank

Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE: WAL) is the nation’s top-performing among the 50 largest public U.S. banks for 2020, according to a new report from S&P Global Market Intelligence. The bank earned the #1 position for the second year in a row. S&P Global Market Intelligence recognized Western Alliance Bancorporation, parent of Western Alliance Bank, in … [More]

U.S. Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Rise to 744,000, More Layoffs Likely

U.S. Department of Labor

In the week ending April 3, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 744,000, an increase of 16,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 9,000 from 719,000 to 728,000. The 4-week moving average was 723,750, an increase of 2,500 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised up … [More]

SBA Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Applications Now Open

U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration will officially open the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) application portal tomorrow, April 8, 2021 at 12 p.m. EDT for operators of live venues, live performing arts organizations, museums and movie theatres, as well as live venue promoters, theatrical producers and talent representatives to apply for critical economic relief, as … [More]

At 113 Years Old, a Valley Printing Co. is Resilient, Despite a Global Pandemic and Industry Disruptions

O'Neil Printing

How does a 113-year-old printing company stay relevant when technology has disrupted its industry and a global pandemic has shuttered many businesses? The odds of surviving have been against Phoenix-based O’Neil Printing, which was founded in 1908. The market size of the printing industry in the United States has declined 4.5% per year on average between 2016 and 2021, … [More]

Phoenix Municipal Stadium Vaccination Site Moving Indoors At ASU’s Desert Financial Arena

Arizona Department of Health Services

The state-run vaccination site at Phoenix Municipal Stadium, which has administered nearly 200,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, will relocate Monday, April 12 to Desert Financial Arena on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. “Arizonans have come together to protect our communities and expand vaccinations quickly,” said Governor Doug Ducey. “I’m grateful to all the … [More]

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