Some charities across the country are struggling. That’s according to Tim Delaney, the head of the National Council of Nonprofits. Delaney, the group’s president and CEO, was in town recently for the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits’ statewide conference, and The Show had the chance to to speak with him.
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MEXICO CITY — The president a leading Arizona business group expects the U.S. Congress to ratify the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement (USMCA) soon to improve the state’s economy — regardless of a possible impeachment process. Glenn Hamer is president of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He said he believes the USMCA will pass, even[ … ]
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STEVE GOLDSTEIN: The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that was approved by Congress and signed by President Trump included a provision on opportunity zones. That gave states the opportunity to nominate certain areas — presumably low-income sections — as those zones, where developers would have incentive to build based on capital gains related tax breaks.[ … ]
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Scottsdale has long been known as a great food town, but now they’re getting a boost from some big-name chefs from out of town. Food Network’s Giada de Laurentis and Nobu Matsuhisa have both shown interest in “The West’s Most Western Town.”
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Look around Phoenix and you see cranes and construction sites, new buildings everywhere. If you think this city looks like a place that’s developing fast, you’d be right. Our population is among the fastest-growing in the country. Over the last few years, around 200 people have been moving to the Phoenix area every day. Chanel[ … ]
Most online sales in Arizona will be subject to state sales taxes after the Legislature and governor approved a plan to require online retailers who do more than $200,000 in sales in Arizona to collect the tax. That threshold will go down in subsequent years. This comes after a ruling last year from the U.S. Supreme Court,[ … ]
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Ten members of the U.S. House of Representatives made an official trip to Mexico on Friday. They met with high-ranking officials to discuss the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement, known as USMCA, or NAFTA 2.O. The legislators’ goal was to learn how Mexico is preparing for the trade agreement. “This is not about the U.S. enforcing[ … ]
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Pinal County officials are looking into the possibility of developing a tech corridor. County supervisors have recently allocated resources to study the idea. To talk more about this, The Show reached out to Tim Kanavel, Pinal County’s economic development manager.
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STEVE GOLDSTEIN: The overall U.S. economy continues to be in a strong place, with seemingly healthy job growth and unemployment numbers. Arizona is one of the states leading the pack when it comes to a continuing expansion of positive economic news. How healthy is Arizona’s economy? How long could the good times last? With me to talk about[ … ]