We are Arizona Citizens United: a group of residents concerned with the current economic and political atmosphere of our state. We are employers, neighbors, families, friends, and above all, we are Arizonans. We cannot build our future without looking to our past. Our state was built on the foundation that relationships are forged through work ethic, honesty, and a handshake.

We are all fortunate to call Arizona home. Regardless of your location, be it Phoenix-metro or rural Arizona, the success of our state is contingent upon the success of our families. Arizona can become more competitive nationally if we institute specific policy direction that creates fiscal policies to foster business growth and job creation. The state will be successful in attracting new businesses and encouraging economic development in the form of entrepreneurial enterprise by reducing red tape, bureaucracy and taxes.

The trials of today will define future generations of Arizonans. We stand on the precipice of greatness. But, leadership must establish a vision that clearly defines a path to economic viability and continues to improve our business and education cultures. Together, we can ensure that Arizona is nationally recognized as the best place to find high wage employment, educate your kids, and raise a family.