economy Ducey Promises Big Economic Development Announcement By Associated Press • Jan 5, 2018 Rob Schumacher/The Republic Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is promising a big economic development announcement when he attends a business group's legislative forecast event. Navajo Nation's Economic Development Director Steps Down By Associated Press • Jan 3, 2018 The director of the Navajo Nation's Division of Economic Development has stepped down. New Report Predicts Job Growth in Upcoming Year By Howard Fischer • Nov 1, 2012 It doesn't match the boom years of the last decade. But a new report today predicts the state will add close to 61,000 jobs this coming year.