Join APMA for its monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at the Phoenix Country Club.
Topics: EMV Liability Shift; Lifting Procedures Safety Training; APMA Updates.
NOTE: There will be NO APMA October Meeting due to the Conference.
Join APMA for its monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at the Phoenix Country Club.
NOTE: There will be NO APMA August Meeting.
Join APMA for its monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 from 11:30 am – 1:00
Honoring the 2014 APMA Scholarship Foundation Awardees.
Industry News for October 17, 2014
NACS News: Independent Gas Stations Diversify to Fight Profit Slump; We Make a Difference in People’s Lives, Says New NACS Chairman Steve Loehr; When It Comes to Loyalty, Agree to Disagree; Diesel Sales on the Upswing; Merchants Get the Short End of the Stick on Card Fees; What Product Is “Coolest” of them All?
Other News: California Poised to Launch GHG Cap-and-Trade Expansion with Major Design Flaws (from WSPA); Will Big Brother Soon Track Your Car for Tax Purposes? (from BNA); Setting the Record Straight – US Refineries Quickly Adjusting to a Changing US Crude Supply (from AFPM); The Jones Act – Backward Thinking (from AFPM)
Industry News for October 10, 2014
Arizona News: A meeting with state budget analysts and policymakers this week confirmed the desperate ongoing situation with Arizona’s budget, according to an Arizona Capitol Times story. Because of the court ruling to reset the K-12 inflationary funding level and revenue growth falling below forecasted levels, Arizona could face a $520 Million deficit in this fiscal year and another $1 Billion deficit in the next fiscal year. And if there’s no settlement with the schools as to the back payments of funding, the problem could be even larger.
NACS News: Some Retailers Balking at Pump Upgrade for EMV Cards; Consumer Optimism Holds Steady – But Will It Translate to Spending?; Ethanol Prices Decline as Supplies Increase; Retailers Need to Stay on Top of Commerce Trends
Other News: Healthy By Example: Trucking Execs Are Promoting Well-being (from Associations Now)
Industry News for October 3, 2014
Arizona News: The US Supreme Court this week agreed to hear an Arizona redistricting case that challenges the work of the voter-created Independent Redistricting Commission. It is also possible that the USSC may not reach the ultimate issue, but instead resolve the case on procedural grounds (whether the Legislature had standing to file suit).
NACS News: Oil Prices Stay Weak as Supply Overwhelms Demand; Debit Card Reform Making Major Economic Impact; NACS Files Comments on Proposal to Relax Tribal Recognition Rules; California Measure First to Eliminate Plastic Bags Statewide; California Governor Vetoes Bill Expanding Franchisee Rights; You Are What You Tweet
Other News: Energy Regulations Should Promote Economic Efficiency (from AFPM); Unemployment Rate Falls Below 6 Percent for the First Time since '08 (from Inc.)
On Thursday, September 25, 2014, ADEQ held its second stakeholder session on the proposed new UST Program. There was a strong turn out of APMA members, including station owners, insurance representatives and more. Legislative staff and ADEQ Director Henry Darwin were in attendance as well.
Laura Malone, ADEQ Waste Programs Director, noted that the goal of these meetings is to form a consensus about a new UST Program. ...more »
Get your company's name out to the APMA Membership, regulators and legislators!
Advertising in the Fuel Monitor, APMA's quarterly publication, is inexpensive and beneficial both to you and APMA. Members receive a 10% discount and 3 edition advertisers save more. See the 2014 Fuel Monitor Rate Card and Insertion Form for Summer - Winter for more details and ad specifications.
For any questions or premium position and black and white ads, contact Alan Ring (APMA Fuel Monitor Committee) at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
With 2014 elections fast approaching, APMA is pleased to announce our endorsed candidates for state legislative races. For more information, please contact APMA Executive Director Amanda Gray. ...more »