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Hamer: Let’s talk about jobs

by in Business News | Economy | Politics | Workforce

The main issue that every candidate from president to town council should be talking about this elections season – but isn’t – is jobs. Every public opinion poll cites jobs and the economy as the number one issue. Voters want to know what type of policies candidates are going to support that will get our… Read More →

9 Arizona Inc. 500 Companies to Speak at SkySong Luncheon

by in Business News | Economy | Events | Small Biz | Tech

The nine Arizona-based Inc. 500 companies will speak to the business community at an educational luncheon event on Thursday, October 18th from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center. These ‘best of Arizona’ company leaders will share insights on their remarkable economic success during challenging economic times. These 9 local… Read More →

STEM Education – Making The Grade For Growth

Chalkboard - Making the Grade for Growth

Arizona Leaders know it’s a problem. “When one of our top employers of scientists and engineers says that if he had the decision to make all over again, he would never bring his business and its thousands of high-wage jobs to Arizona because of the lack of commitment to education, that is a call to… Read More →

Arizona Tourism Industry Has A Billion-Dollar Impact On Economy

Hotel Valley Ho
by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy | Travel

Economic engine: Arizona tourism industry packs an economic punch of $17.7 billion yearly Tourism is one of the largest industries in Arizona, but it isn’t just about hotels and golf courses. Its direct economic impact of $17.7 billion has helped keep the state afloat during some of its darkest economic days, and the ripple effect… Read More →