News Category: Economic Development

Border security and global competitiveness in spotlight on panel with Gov. Ducey, Iowa’s Ernst and former national security advisor

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, and Robert O’Brien, the former national security advisor, discussed border security, the crisis in Ukraine, global competitiveness and more on a panel last week in Phoenix organized by the Bastion Institute and moderated by Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry President and CEO Danny Seiden.  The border …

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2New study finds uneven recovery rates for industries post-pandemic

Arizona’s wealth of career opportunities is attracting new workers from across the nation according to Skynova, which analyzed Census data and data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics from 2017 to 2021 to gain a better understanding of when, where, and how industries have developed in certain regions of the country.  The COVID-19 pandemic …

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Defense tech provider Mercury Systems expands Arizona footprint

Mercury Systems, a defense technologies provider, celebrated the opening of a new facility in Phoenix last week after recently being selected to provide secure packaging for the Department of Defense’s State-of-the-Art Heterogeneous Integrated Packaging (SHIP) program, work that will be performed at the new Phoenix facility. The ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the opening of the 115,000-square-foot …

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New analysis finds Cox’s economic impact essential component of Arizona’s growth

A recent Applied Analysis study finds that Cox Communications has a $5.5 billion economic impact on Arizona each year.   Cox, the largest family-owned telecommunications provider in the nation, contributes more than $84 million in state and local taxes and franchise fees each year. Additionally, the company and its employees give over $33 million annually  to …

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