State Capitol News
4:59 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Gilbert Takes Top Spot in the State for Hispanic-Owned Business


A new report says the best place for a Hispanic entrepreneur to open a new business in the state is in Gilbert. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:07 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

ASU Economists report on the state's economic outlook

Business experts from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University say the state’s economy is rebounding… But they say federal budget cuts are creating a drag on growth. Arizona Public Radio’s Terry Ward reports…

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State Capitol News
2:46 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

Business Leaders Urge Increased Education Funding

A parade of business leaders urged lawmakers today to provide money to implement the new common core standards for K-12 education.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:00 am
Wed September 19, 2012

New Brewery Kickstarted in Prescott

Granite Mountain Brewing Co. opened its doors in August after a successful Kickstarter campaign helped the co-founders raise over $18,000.
Zac Ziegler

Just north of Prescott’s historic downtown Courthouse Plaza sits Arizona’s newest brewery.

Granite Mountain Brewing Company opened its doors about a month ago.

The room smells of fresh hops and barley.

Just behind the large, hand-carved wooden bar is the brewery’s three-barrel brewing equipment.

If starting a new business during a recession seems a bit risky, it didn’t stop this brewery’s owners.

In fact, they saw some advantages.

Amanda Richardson and Michael Stanger are two of the brewery’s co-founders:

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