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State

Governor Ducey’s Budget Focuses On Education, Tax Relief

Governor Doug Ducey today released his fiscally responsible, recovery-focused budget for Fiscal Year 2022. With a resilient economy, the budget makes historic investments in K-12 education, public health, public safety, wildfire prevention, infrastructure, and more, while also providing tax relief to everyday Arizonans. “Arizona is resilient, and we continue to move forward in the face

News

Looking back at 2020

Governor Doug Ducey this morning (12/31/2020)  released a video looking back at 2020, thanking all who stepped up to help others, and showing how Arizonans bolstered their communities throughout this challenging year. “Through grit, determination and a fighting spirit, we’ll overcome this virus and emerge stronger than ever.”

Politics

Vice president tries to woo voters in liberal Arizona cities

Vice President Mike Pence touched on the economy, tax cuts, abortion, religion and military service Friday in a wide-ranging appeal to voters in two Arizona counties that President Donald Trump lost in 2016. Pence’s visits to the liberal cities of Flagstaff and Tucson came as both presidential candidates focus on battleground states before Election Day.

Financial

Economic comeback under President Trump breaks 70-year record

News broke on Thursday that real GDP grew at an annualized rate of 33.1% in the third quarter of 2020—beating expectations and setting an all-time record. This jump in GDP is nearly double the previous record set 70 years ago. Thanks to President Trump’s policies, the American economy is weathering the global pandemic better than any other

Politics

U.S. Senate: Martha McSally sets sights on economic comeback

With the election just days away, Cronkite News is profiling candidates who will be on the Nov. 3 ballot. How would you rate Arizona’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and why? McSally touted the Senate measures she has supported, including the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The act’s Paycheck Protection Program, she

State

New Report: Arizona Ranks Third For Economic Momentum

Arizona is ranked third best in the nation for economic momentum, based on a new report by State Policy Reports. The report ranks states’ economic momentum based on growth in personal income, employment and population. Arizona ranked in the top four for employment growth and population growth. Arizona is tied for third with Montana. “Arizona’s

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