Arizona’s economy is on a roll. Recent announcements from the East Valley communities of Chandler, Gilbert and Mesa, from downtown Phoenix, from the West Valley city of Goodyear and the southern Arizona city of Tucson have heralded companies making major new investments in the state. Even some rural communities such as Coolidge and Casa Grande along the I-10 corridor are attracting new manufacturing plants. These installations bring high-wage jobs, economic prosperity and more opportunity for all our citizens. Working with state and regional economic development agencies, cities and towns in Arizona are at the forefront of attracting this new investment.
In addition to the overall favorable tax and regulatory policies of the state championed by Gov. Doug Ducey, cities and