Arizona launches #CAStruggles campaign, California pushing back
June 14, 2019
California is known as the Golden State and other states are doing their best to get a piece of the gold. Arizona is among the latest to join in the fray – coming into the Golden State, trying to poach California companies. While this may be a common occurrence, business leaders and residents are saying enough is enough.
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