Advocating for a Strong & Reliable Economy

Graham County First

ALERT!
DO NOT BELIEVE THE LIES!

AN OUT OF STATE SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP HAS COME TO OUR COMMUNITY TO DECEIVE VOTERS AND STEAL OUR JOBS WITH SCAM PETITIONS

 

DON’T BELIEVE THE LIES

IF YOU HAVE SIGNED ANY PETITION AND WANT TO REMOVE YOUR NAME PLEASE CALL 520-429-3338 OR  VISIT THE BOOTH IN FRONT OF THE SAFFORD CHASE BANK OR THE  POST OFFICE THIS FRIDAY, SATURDAY OR SUNDAY FROM 9:00AM TO 2:00PM.

 

DO NOT SIGN ANY PETITIONS THAT STEAL JOBS AND HURT WORKING FAMILIES. 

CHASE BANK LOCATED AT 321 W MAIN ST., Safford, AZ

SAFFORD POST OFFICE LOCATED AT  504 S 5TH AVE, Safford, AZ

New Jobs and Educational Opportunities Coming to
Graham County

NatureSweet’s Bonita Production Plant in Graham County, Arizona was recently approved to sell a portion of the facility to the Bayacan Company, a grower of medical-grade cannabis.

This approval will diversify our economy, bring a research and development facility to the area, and will add up to 500 jobs for the residents of Graham County.  This approval from the Graham County Board of Supervisors will also save current jobs at Nature Sweet and provide additional dollars for our local schools.  This is a WIN for our residents and protects our future with economic and career opportunities for so many.

JOBS

  • Maintain NatureSweet operations and jobs

  • Add up to 400 good paying jobs to Graham County

  • Generate an estimated $18M in annual wages in initial phase

  • Provide additional opportunities for job seekers

SCHOOLS

  • Bonita School District and other special districts, property tax collection in the first six years of operations total an estimated $5.8 million

  • Bayacan to donate annually an  additional $120,000 per year to Bonita School District.

  • Direct investments into our children and educational opportunities

POSITIVE FISCAL

 

IMPACT

  • Bayacan will generate an estimated $1.8 million in net new taxes for the
    County and the local property tax jurisdictions

  • Including ripple effects throughout Graham County, a total of $2.4 million in wages and $7.7 million in economic activity will be generated by the construction/improvements onsite

  • Additional 249 indirect and induced jobs are created by ripple effects throughout the regional economy. These employees earn an estimated $10.0 million in
    wages

OTHER BENEFITS

  • Construct a top-tier research and development Facility

  • Stops the closure of NatureSweet and saves 250 jobs

  • Diversifies NatureSweet's growing operations to include bell peppers, tomatoes and cucumbers

  • Potential increase in property values

  • Supports local small businesses by strengthening the buying power of residents

Graham County Resident Testimonials

Protect the Future of
Graham County

APPROVED!

Nature Sweet is seeking the approval of the Graham County Board of Supervisors to diversify it current 200+ acre Green House campus in Bonita, Arizona.  This will craete 150 immediate and over 400 future jobs for Graham County families.  

It is important our local leaders approve this project to protect the future of Graham County, our families and our jobs.  Please help us to encourage our county leaders to approve this project!  

Please thank our Board of Supervisors for their leadership in this decision.

Send a Thank you!  Click Here.

MISSION
 

The mission is to advocate for job creation and a reliable local economy through economic development that supports local Graham County families.

 

 The focus is on the attraction and retention of high-wage employment opportunities that provide medical and retirement benefits.

 

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PRIORITIES
 
  • Public Safety

  • Education

  • Job Creation

  • Business Attraction & Retention

LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD

Get involved and take action to let our local leaders know that you support job creation and good employment opportunities  that puts Graham County First.  

Let Your Voice Be Heard through active engagement via social media, written correspondence and community involvement.

 

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