August 13, 2020

Arizona

Hiring Watch ’19: Deloitte Is Taking Applications In Gilbert, AZ

The latest Big 4 job creation news comes from Deloitte, which will be adding hundreds of jobs in Gilbert, AZ, as part of a major expansion at that location. Phoenix Business Journal reported: Deloitte is doubling its footprint in Gilbert and preparing to hire 900 more people. The global business consulting group announced last year it […]

Accountant on Probation for Embezzlement Still More Employable Than the Average Non-Accountant (Temporarily)

Generally speaking, accountants are in demand. So much so, perhaps, that prospective employers might overlook small details when hiring one, such as that accountant still being on probation for stealing from a former employer. That's exactly (allegedly) what happened with 39-year-old Michelle Hice. You see, Michelle was fired from a third-party accounting firm in October […]

Spending $1.25 Million on Bridges for Squirrels Isn’t the Worst Idea Arizona Has Ever Had

Okay, so Arizona is spending $1.25 million to build bridges for the endangered Mount Graham red squirrel and of course a bunch of people are in a big huff.

ABC News reports that without the bridges, approximately five squirrels would be killed a year and there are only 250 are known to be in existence.


Yes, that works out to $5,000 a squirrel but considering the fact that animals are far more responsible and respectful inhabitants of the planet than humans, we’ve got no beef with this.

Especially considering the fact that Arizona has had far worse ideas in its history including opposing Martin Luther King Day until 1992, its asinine immigration policy and the Phoenix Coyotes.

Arizona Spends $1.25M to Save 250 Squirrels [ABC News via Tax Policy Blog]