Ducey tenure ends having presided over creation of 500,000 jobs
3 Jan 2023
Since Doug Ducey became governor of Arizona in January 2015, Arizona’s private sector grew by over half a million jobs, according to an announcement from the Governor’s Office and a report by the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity.
Over the eight years of Ducey’s administration, which ended Monday, Arizona was a national leader in employment statistics, ranking fourth in rate of job growth and sixth in total jobs added. In that same time period, Arizona witnessed the fastest decline of poverty in the country, with nearly 220,000 fewer people in poverty since Ducey took office.
From Taipei to Tucson, Arizona’s historic industry wins drew international attention last month. In just one day in December, global semiconductor leader TSMC heralded a $40 billion investment north of Phoenix, an event that attracted President Joe Biden to the state, while 130 miles to the south, lithium ion battery maker...
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llinois Gov. JB Pritzker is happy to point out that his state was ahead of the federal government in making generational investments toward infrastructure development. Pritzker, who was re-elected in November, spearheaded “Rebuild Illinois,” a $45 billion capital improvement project approved by the Illinois legislature during the first months of...
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