Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce Endorses Governor Ducey
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PHOENIX – Citing his commitment to securing new jobs and strengthening the economy in Northern Arizona, the Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Governor Ducey.
“As a former businessman, Governor Ducey knows what businesses need to grow and succeed,” said Julie Pastrick, President and CEO of the Greater Flagstaff Chamber. “We trust Governor Ducey to do what’s right for Flagstaff and Northern Arizona. He’s created an environment that gives businesses certainty, keeps regulations and taxes low, and allows innovation to thrive.”
“Being governor for all the people means focusing on the entire state,” said Governor Ducey. “A booming Northern Arizona is vital to our efforts to create opportunity for all in every corner of Arizona. I’m honored to have the support of the Greater Flagstaff Chamber, and of job creators and leaders in Northern Arizona.”
Governor Ducey is taking action to secure Northern Arizona’s economy. The Flagstaff area has added more than 5,000 new jobs since 2015. The governor championed funding for a new 80-bed veterans home in Flagstaff, securing millions in state and federal funding to care for our veterans. And Governor Ducey worked with local and federal partners to keep the Grand Canyon open when the federal government shut down, protecting tourism revenue for businesses in Northern Arizona.
The Greater Flagstaff Chamber announcement follows endorsements from the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, National Federation of Independent Business, Greater Phoenix Chamber, Chandler Chamber, Gilbert Chamber, Mesa Chamber, and Tucson Metro Chamber.
About Doug Ducey:
Doug Ducey is committed to securing Arizona’s future. In his first year as governor, he took a $1 billion deficit and balanced the budget, without raising taxes. He is committed to improving K-12 education, and has added nearly $2.7 billion to Arizona public schools. He’s cut regulations to stimulate jobs and reformed and simplified our tax code every year he has been governor. In addition, Governor Ducey launched Arizona’s Border Strike Force, to enhance security along Arizona’s southern border and stop the flow of cartels and human traffickers.