Governor Ducey’s 2022 Agenda Includes Further Strengthening Arizona’s Workforce, Economy


PHOENIX, AZ (January 10, 2022) Governor Doug Ducey today delivered his 2022 State of the State address, emphasizing Arizona’s unprecedented economic momentum and rapidly growing advanced industries such as electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and semiconductors. The Governor also outlined new investments to propel Arizona’s already top-ranked workforce with further funding for advanced manufacturing training centers.


ACA President and CEO Sandra Watson released the following statement:


“Over the past seven years, Governor Ducey’s leadership has delivered historic economic growth, bringing more jobs and opportunity to all parts of our state – and it’s only getting better. The governor’s 2022 agenda will further strengthen our attractiveness through significant investments in our workforce, infrastructure, water security, and more. Thanks to smart policies that empower workers and entrepreneurs, today, there is no better place for business and innovation. We look forward to another productive legislative session ahead and building on Arizona’s unstoppable momentum.”


To view the Governor’s full State of the State address, click HERE.


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The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) is the state's leading economic development organization with a streamlined mission to grow and strengthen Arizona's economy. The ACA uses a three-pronged approach to advance the overall economy: attract, expand, create - attract out-of-state companies to establish operations in Arizona; work with existing companies to expand their business in Arizona and beyond; and help entrepreneurs create new Arizona businesses in targeted industries. For more information, please visit and follow the ACA on Twitter at @azcommerce.