Ducey is cheerleader-in-chief for the state economy. Is his enthusiasm justified?

Gov. Doug Ducey has touted Arizona’s lead in wages, the state’s population increase, and the expected job growth. While his statements are right, there's more to them.

In this article published July 15, 2019, on The Arizona Republic:

Historically, wages in Arizona tend to be 5% to 10% lower than the national average.

Lee McPheters, research professor of economics and director of the JPMorgan Chase Economic Outlook Center