By Mark Cowling | Pinal Central
FLORENCE — Pinal County’s first new economic and workforce development director in 11 years believes the county has good momentum heading into the new year.“
Pinal County is really kind of at the cutting edge of many of the things we’re seeing in the news,” James Smith told PinalCentral. “There’s definitely a move toward electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and I think the state has positioned us well for that. You’ve seen the testing that has happened in the East Valley for a number of years with some of the autonomous vehicle companies.