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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 →

Grant Thornton Business Optimism Index Reports Growing Confidence In Economy

Grant Thornton Business Optimism Index

Each year, Grant Thornton works with business leaders nationwide to gauge their optimism in the U.S. economy. This project, titled the Grant Thornton Business Optimism Index, was started in 2002 with three key measures over time: U.S. economy: Business leaders’ perceptions of whether the U.S. economy will improve, remain the same or deteriorate in the… Read More →

Legislation to help re-establish Arizona as an economic leader

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Gov. Jan Brewer today called the Legislature into Special Session for the consideration of a comprehensive plan to put Arizona back to work. Known as the Arizona Competitiveness Package, the proposal includes a mix of targeted business incentives and broad tax reforms designed to rev the Arizona economy. “The Competitiveness Package will make Arizona a… Read More →