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Community colleges partner with semiconductor industry In the News

Community colleges partner with semiconductor industry

Chancellor of Maricopa Community College District Steven Gonzales writes about the impact the CHIPS and Science Act has had on Arizona students and workforce development. The law spurred increased investments in semiconductor manufacturing, creating thousands of good-paying jobs and investing in training programs to fulfill the workforce needs.

Arizona Capitol Times

Steven Gonzales

Biden’s Investments Create Opportunity for Arizona Carpenters In the News

Biden’s Investments Create Opportunity for Arizona Carpenters

The business representative of the Southwest Mountain States Carpenters Union Local 1912, Bill Ruiz, describes how investments from the Biden administration are benefiting carpenters. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Inflation Reduction Act, and CHIPS and Science Act are ushering in a historic construction boom for carpentry work.

The Copper Courier

Bill Ruiz

Business adding over 600 new jobs with help from Biden’s investments In the News

Business adding over 600 new jobs with help from Biden’s investments

Arizona business owner Paul Sarzoza describes how recent federal investments in semiconductor manufacturing are helping expand opportunities in related industries such as his. Thanks to such investments, Saroza anticipates creating up to 800 jobs over the next decade to support the new semiconductor fabrication plants.

Arizona Capitol Times

Paul Sarzoza

Local Opinion: Solar power tax credits help bring equity to greener technology In the News

Local Opinion: Solar power tax credits help bring equity to greener technology

Alisha Vasquez describes how economic barriers make it harder for lower-to-middle-income Americans to take advantage of solar tax credits. But since the Inflation Reduction Act increased solar installation tax credits and created programs to increase equity in clean energy, families such as Vasquez’s were able to install solar.

Arizona Daily Star

Alisha Vasquez

Biden’s Policies Are Revitalizing Chip Manufacturing in America Article
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Biden’s Policies Are Revitalizing Chip Manufacturing in America

New laws are incentivizing chip manufacturers to bring operations to the United States, creating tens of thousands of American jobs, boosting the use of made-in-America semiconductors, and spurring investments in workforce training and education programs.

Biden’s economic agenda in action at Douglas port In the News

Biden’s economic agenda in action at Douglas port

In an op-ed, Cochise County Commissioner Ann English describes the need for a second port of entry to increase trade and protect community safety. The new commercial port project is now underway thanks to funding from the American Rescue Plan and the Biden administration’s investments in infrastructure.

the Arizona Daily Star

Ann English

Biden’s infrastructure and inflation reduction laws are transforming the boilermaker trade In the News

Biden’s infrastructure and inflation reduction laws are transforming the boilermaker trade

In an op-ed, Boilermakers Local 627 Business Manager Jacob Evenson discusses how his industry has experienced a downturn in recent decades. However, with new projects funded by the Biden administration, Evenson is more hopeful than ever for the future of the Boilermakers.

the Arizona Mirror

Jacob Evenson

Dems took on big Pharma, voters like me noticed In the News

Dems took on big Pharma, voters like me noticed

Lifelong asthma sufferer Carol Brown is eager to see the prescription drug savings from the Inflation Reduction Act. Beginning in 2025, Brown will save thousands of dollars annually due to the $2,000 copay cap.

the Arizona Capitol Times

Carol Brown

Fact Sheet: Dangerous Gun Laws in Arizona Fact Sheet
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Fact Sheet: Dangerous Gun Laws in Arizona

Since the Tucson mass shooting, Arizona Republicans have passed more than a dozen dangerous gun laws; now, Arizonans are paying with their lives.

the Center for American Progress Action Fund

Recover, Rebuild, Reform: Stories of Americans Affected by the American Rescue Plan, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and the Inflation Reduction Act Personal Story
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Recover, Rebuild, Reform: Stories of Americans Affected by the American Rescue Plan, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and the Inflation Reduction Act

This collection features stories from people in Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, and New Hampshire whose lives have been improved by the legislation passed during the Biden administration’s first two years.

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