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Employment

Arizona Projected To Add Nearly 550,000 Jobs By 2029

Arizona Expected To Grow Jobs 4X Faster Than U.S. The Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity is projecting the state will add more than half a million jobs over the next eight years, continuing a surge in economic growth. “Arizona has become a jobs magnet,” said Governor Doug Ducey. “Not only are jobs booming, wages are rising

Employment

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order To Meet Growing Job Demand, Support Employers

Governor Doug Ducey today issued an Executive Order to meet surging job demand and support job creators throughout Arizona as employment opportunities grow and the COVID-19 vaccine is available for anyone who wants it. Today’s Order rescinds a March 2020 Executive Order that waived the requirement that an individual receiving employment benefits must be actively looking for

State

Governor Ducey Proclaims ‘Made In Arizona’ Month

Governor Doug Ducey proclaimed April 2021 to be ‘Made In Arizona’ Month to highlight the diverse manufacturers of all sizes that call Arizona home and to encourage Arizonans to buy homegrown products. “An incredible range of products are made right here in Arizona,” said Governor Ducey. “From food items like tortillas and prickly pear jelly

Veterans

Deployed, then unemployed, military veterans fight to find jobs

After leaving the Army two decades ago, Miachelle DePiano faced new challenges on the civilian battlefield: a hyper-competitive job market. “I couldn’t show anybody a portfolio because everything I had written was classified, and I didn’t have a degree to back up my claim,” said DePiano, who served as an intelligence officer in Germany and Croatia. Other

State

New Report: Arizona To Add 325,000+ Jobs By Spring 2022

 A new report released by the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity is projecting strong job growth in the state over the next two years, with the largest gains happening in sectors hit hardest by the pandemic. “Arizona is a place where opportunities are plentiful and jobs are growing,” said Governor Doug Ducey. “Families and businesses from

Mines

EPA awards $220 million for uranium mine cleanup on Navajo Nation

The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it will award contracts worth up to $220 million to three companies for the cleanup of some of the hundreds of abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation. Work could start later this year following the completion of assessments for mining sites coordinated between the EPA and the Navajo

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