Archives for: October 2011
Brewer takes first step in removal of redistricting commissioners

By Jeremy Duda Published: October 26, 2011 at 4:44 pm Gov. Jan Brewer demanded answers from the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission about a handful of alleged improprieties, the first step in the process for forcibly removing one or more of the commissioners. Brewer today sent a letter to all five commissioners seeking a response to allegations that the IRC violated […]

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House votes to boost huge Arizona copper mine

By The Associated Press Published: October 26, 2011 at 2:29 pm The House approved a federal land swap Wednesday that would clear the way for creation of North America’s largest copper mine in Arizona, despite opposition from the Obama administration and complaints that the proposed mine operator had partnered with Iran and faces allegations of human rights violations. The swap […]

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Clear Energy Systems to invest $10M in Phoenix-area factory, hire 225

Date: Monday, October 24, 2011, 5:00pm MST Patrick O’Grady/Phoenix Business Journal Clear Energy Systems Inc. is planning to invest about $10 million in a large manufacturing facility in the Valley for a new power generator that will run on natural gas or other low-emission fuels, and the company plans to hire about 225 people there within the next three years. […]

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