Are we stuck in the middle?

Daria Ovide

Interior of Phoenix's Renaissance HotelThe central Arizona economy depends on visitors who spend millions here, and Phoenix hotels and resorts suffered in 2009 more than most during the recession.

But as outlined in this article from the Arizona Republic, even in a slow 2009, the industry generated tens of thousands of jobs and $166 million in sales and property taxes.

As one of our biggest industries recovers, CASE wants to make sure that recovery reaches all Arizonans—including the people working in hospitality industry.

How Arizona moves forward is up to us.