LEGISLATIVE IMPACT – Rep. Don Shooter (R – Yuma, Dist. 13) was recognized by the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) with a 2016 Legislative Session Champions Award. Joining Shooter were (left) AAED’s president, Jennifer Graves, CEcD, economic development manager, Gilbert, Ariz., and Joyce Grossman, AAED’s executive director. Shooter, while serving as a senator in the 2016 session, sponsored a bill that gave money back to the joint technical education districts, seen as a benefit for economic development efforts. AAED, founded in 1974, has a mission to serve as Arizona’s unified voice advocating for responsible economic development through an effective program of professional education, public policy and collaboration. For more information, call AAED at (602) 240-AAED (2233), or visit www.aaed.com.