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The national do-not-call list has some East Valley telemarketing firms bracing for its impact this fall, and hopping mad at the federal government for implementing it.
Attorney General Terry Goddard warned Arizona telemarketers Tuesday not to call those on a federal "do-not-call" list, even with that national law in legal limbo.
Arizonans are just one roll call vote and a signature away from being able to finally escape the reach — and calls — of telemarketers. But they’ll have to wait just a little while longer for the peace and quiet: The calls may keep on coming until October.
CareerBuilder.com has come up with a list of careers you might want to avoid if you hope to build one. Topping the list of fields where job opportunities are expected to fall sharply between now and 2014 are farming and ranching.
Riverview at Dobson campaign information is now reaching Mesa residents by phone and mail as both sides vie for support less than a month before early voting begins.
March 16, 2005
Telemarketers are calling Scottsdale residents and others around the state with a pitch that starts off telling them a sex offender lives in their neighborhood, a Department of Public Safety official said.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states can press fraud charges against telemarketers or other fund-raisers who deceive potential donors about how much of a contribution really goes to charity.
It looks like Arizonans won’t get any relief from unwanted telephone calls, at least not this year.
On a 40-17 vote, the House of Representatives approved legislation Monday to study the question of regulating telemarketers for another year — and do nothing more in the interim.
Ignoring threats by some House Republicans to kill the measure, the Senate Commerce Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to try to protect Arizona consumers from unwanted phone calls.
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has found that a Mesa telemarketing firm that targeted the elderly deceived consumers and ordered it to pay penalties and restitution.
With complaints about telephone solicitors escalating, it’s becoming clear that a reluctant Legislature will have to act or risk a voter revolt. The key is finding the right remedy that protects everyone’s legitimate interests.
Police are looking for a 36-year-old telemarketing worker that officers say stabbed a co-worker in the chest with a pen after being fired from his job Monday when the co-worker reported him for breaking the plexi-glass on malfunctioning vending machine.
DENVER - A federal appeals court on Tuesday cleared away a hurdle that has kept the government from fully cracking down on telemarketers who contact people on the national "do-not-call" list.
August 27, 2004
Verizon will lay off more than 400 workers at a Chandler call center in March as a result of changes in the telemarketing industry, including the National Do Not Call Registry, a Verizon spokesman said Thursday.
WASHINGTON - The national do-not-call list, hampered by a weeklong legal struggle, went into effect Wednesday, with government officials still predicting a large decline in telemarketing calls to millions of registered phone numbers.
“Hi, I’m Rachel from card member services.”
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court turned away a challenge Monday to the federal do-notcall registry, ending telemarketers ’ bid to invoke free-speech arguments to get the popular ban on unwanted phone solicitations thrown out.
Telemarketing is one of the fault lines of modern American life.
WASHINGTON - Businesses that solicit people on a do-not-call list for telemarketers could face fines after all.