small businesses


MILESTONE: More Than 500,000 Jobs Added Under Governor Ducey

It’s official. Arizona has added more than half a million private sector jobs under Governor Doug Ducey, according to the latest employment report released by the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity. Since January 2015, 500,200 private sector jobs have been added, placing Arizona in the top tier of states for job growth over the past

Small Business

Governor Ducey Launches One-Stop-Shop To Start a Business in Arizona

Image by Tumisu from Pixabay Newly streamlined Arizona Business One Stop process makes it easy to plan, start and grow a business in the state Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Administration today launched Arizona Business One Stop, an easily accessible online location for small businesses and entrepreneurs to plan, start, and grow


Opinion: Small Businesses Confident They Can Withstand a Recession – Inside Sources

A new confidence has emerged among small-business owners despite the idea of a recession. (This outlook is revealed in the latest Small Business Recovery Report by  Kabbage.) In its sixth installment, the report tracks the recovery trends and growth outlook from polling 550 small-business leaders. For many, the pandemic resulted in a positive and persevering outlook of an

Small Business

Governor Ducey Opens New Round Of Funding To Help Small Businesses Hire And Retain Employees

Governor Doug Ducey announced $5 million in additional funding for the Back to Work Small Business Rehiring and Retention program to further assist small businesses as they continue to recover from economic consequences of the pandemic. “Arizona’s economy is booming and jobs are exploding all across the state,” said Governor Ducey. “Now, our small businesses

Vaccine mandates

Governor Ducey Statement On Federal Control Over Private Businesses

Governor Doug Ducey today released a statement that Arizona will challenge the Biden administration’s overreaching vaccine mandates for private employers. “In Arizona, the vaccine first became available in December of 2020, and then became available to anyone who wants it in March of this year. It is readily available for any eligible Arizonan who wants


Opinion: Proposal Could Help Cities Recover from Pandemic’s Impact

Cities across the country are witnessing one of the pandemic’s long-term consequences: Reduced workforce in city centers. With many companies electing to downsize or not renew their office leases, thousands of small businesses that were sustained by the flow of the 9-to-5 workforce have had no choice but to close their doors for good –