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Arizona regulations, taxes boost economic outlook

Economic Development , 8 honored

Lower taxes, fewer regulations and right-to-work laws helped push Arizona toward the top of a report this week ranking states on their economic outlook. The annual “Rich States, Poor States” study, released Tuesday by the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council, put Arizona in fifth place for the second year in a row in its report… Read More →

China Trade Deficit Causes 50,000 Lost Jobs In Arizona

China Trade Deficit Causes 50,000 Lost Jobs In Arizona

China Trade Deficit Causes 50,000 Lost Jobs In Arizona Since 2001, the trade deficit with China has made a major impact on the United States. 2.8 million jobs have been lost, mainly in the manufacturing industry. However, now the deficit is hitting closer to home. Arizona itself has experienced a job loss of 50,000 jobs,… Read More →