ECONOMY & JOBS
Greg knows that a strong economy with good jobs is essential for middle class families and those trying to work their way into the middle class.
During his time as Mayor of Phoenix, Greg built a bipartisan coalition to rebuild the economy after the Great Recession and led Phoenix to simultaneously have the fastest-growing population and highest-growing wages— a rare feat.
Led the effort to pass the CHIPS and Science Act—a historic, bipartisan investment in domestic manufacturing, research and development of semiconductor chips that will create thousands of quality, high-wage jobs in the East Valley, lower costs for consumer goods, and end dependence on foreign manufacturers.
Secured $1 million in federal investment for Maricopa Community Colleges to support the development of its bioscience program in a House appropriations bill.
Passed legislation that provides $100 million in grants for local governments to purchase drones or contract for services to inspect critical infrastructure and help ease the nation’s serious inspection backlog, and another $100 million for training the next generation workforce on the use of this technology.