“Today we have 15 Major League Baseball teams playing in spring training, and keep in mind Major League Baseball chose only two states to conduct spring training: Florida and Arizona,” Cactus League Executive Director Bridget Binsbacher told the MAG Economic Development Committee in February. “This is a tremendous opportunity for the entire state of Arizona to have not only an economic impact but to drive tourism.”
Tourism is Arizona’s lifeblood. Every year, thousands of frequent, low-risk, short-term visitors travel from Mexico into Arizona to conduct business, visit family and friends, or shop at local stores—spending billions of dollars
Today, thanks to a multi-phase project that began in 2014 and was completed last year, Broadway Road has been widened, extended to 51st Avenue, and portions renamed to Avenida Rio Salado.
Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau counts how many people are living in the United States, and uses that data to distribute $675 billion in federal funds.
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