Their Take: Public Option, Medicare Expansion Threatens Access, Affordability

Arizona Association of Health Underwriters

Proposals in Washington to overhaul our nation’s health care system and move it toward a more government-controlled model would have a debilitating impact on the private insurance market, threatening to increase costs and reduce access for vulnerable Arizonans. Instead of pushing for reckless expansion of Medicare or a public option, Congress should focus on bringing down … [More]

Bank of America Increases U.S. Minimum Hourly Wage to $21 as Next Step to $25 by 2025

Bank of America

Bank of America announced it has raised its U.S. minimum hourly wage to $21 as a next step in the company’s plans to increase to $25 by 2025. In May, the company also announced that all of its U.S. vendors are now required to pay their employees dedicated to the bank, at or above $15 per hour. This builds on the company’s history of being a leader in establishing … [More]

Sauna Studio Signs Agreement to Open 6 New Studios in Phoenix Area  

Perspire Sauna Studio

Perspire Sauna Studio, the nation’s fastest-growing infrared sauna studio franchise, announced today two new franchise agreements that will bring six new studios to the Phoenix market over the next few years. These deals mark the debut of the brand in Arizona with the first studio slated to open the first weekend of February 2022 in Gilbert. Behind one signed agreement to … [More]

New Artsline Spotlight Artist Hopes to Inspire Younger Generations

Valley Metro

A new mural is up at our Roosevelt/Central Ave light rail station thanks to our new fall Artsline Spotlight Artist, Jerome Fleming aka Kulorbandit. The lush green landscape with brightly colored accents is eye-catching whether you’re at the station to catch a train or simply passing by. “I let the colors and shapes in my art do the talking for me. This piece needed to stand … [More]

Republic Services Opens Industry’s First Technical Institute

Republic Services

Republic Services, Inc., a leader in the environmental services industry, today unveiled its Technical Institute, the industry's first-ever diesel technician training program. As the need for skilled workers continues to increase, this investment offers best-in-class training, fully compensating students during the 12-week program. Graduates will immediately begin full-time … [More]

U.S. Annual Home Price Growth Reaches a New All-Time High in August, Says Report


CoreLogic, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released the CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI™) and HPI Forecast™ for August 2021. Home prices rose to a fever pitch this summer, with annual price gains reaching another all-time high in August at 18.1%. Ongoing affordability challenges within … [More]

Money for Teachers: Educators Can Apply Now for SRP Education Grants


Salt River Project is offering grants for teachers looking for ways to enhance learning in the classroom in the areas of math, science, engineering, technology as well as social science. Teachers are encouraged to apply for the SRP Classroom Connections program, which consists of: Learning Grants by SRP, which provide funding up to $5,000 per school for projects … [More]

Scottsdale-Based Eco-Friendly Water Company to Launch in Sam’s Clubs Nationwide

The Alkaline Water Company Inc., the country’s largest independent alkaline company and The Clean Beverage Company™, is pleased to announce that the Alkaline88 1-liter 12 pack will be available this fall at Sam’s Club. Sam’s Club is a leading membership warehouse club with nearly 600 clubs and millions of members in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Beginning in early November, … [More]

GPEC Named the Top Economic Development Organization Globally

The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) was named the top economic development organization globally (population 500k+) by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). GPEC President & CEO, Chris Camacho, and SVP of Marketing & Communications, Colleen Schwab, accepted the ‘Gold Rank’ EDO of the Year award during Tuesday’s Keynote Luncheon at IEDC’s 2021 … [More]

Top 6 Accounting Trends to Pay Attention to in 2021 and Beyond

by Phil Cord

Today, ever-evolving technology has become an essential component of many business operations, including the accounting and finance sector. Technology has already changed manual bookkeeping, affecting how companies deal with cash flows, taxes, invoices, receipts, data management, bank reconciliations, payrolls and more. While certain technical advancements in the accounting … [More]

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