Garrick Taylor

Garrick Taylor is Executive VP of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry announces 2022 legislative endorsements

Chamber endorses slate of pro-business candidates committed to keeping Arizona economy competitive and growing   PHOENIX (June 28, 2022)—The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry has made its legislative endorsements for the 2022 primary election. “Each election cycle, the Arizona Chamber works hard to identify those candidates who we believe will be strong champions for pro-growth …

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Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry Statement on 2022 Legislative Session

PHOENIX (June 25, 2022)—The second regular session of the 55th Arizona Legislature adjourned sine die after 167 days that yielded significant wins for Arizona job creators – including the passage of priority business community legislation that will ensure Arizona remains among the most competitive and pro-growth states in the nation. Arizona Chamber of Commerce & …

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Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry Lauds Passage of Bipartisan Budget Deal

PHOENIX (June 23, 2022)—Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry President and CEO Danny Seiden released the following statement on the Legislature’s passage of the FY 2023 budget: “I applaud lawmakers for working together to pass a bipartisan, broadly supported and structurally balanced state budget that invests in Arizona’s highest priorities. “When Gov. Ducey released his …

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Broad business community coalition supports legislation to spur advanced manufacturing

A broad coalition of Arizona’s business community is supporting legislation that incentivizes the state’s advanced manufacturing sector to increase economic resiliency, create new opportunities for sustained innovation, and equip Arizona graduates entering the workforce with highly technical training and employment opportunities. Read our letter and contact your legislator to urge them to support SB 1643.

Arizona Chamber and business community coalition urge preservation of state plan for workplace safety

The Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry and colleagues from across the business community on May 9 sent this letter to U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh that urges the preservation of Arizona’s state plan for workplace safety. The letter comes as the Biden administration recently announced plans to rescind the Arizona state plan and put …

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Report: Investment in higher education, workforce development crucial to advance Arizona’s economy

PHOENIX (April 22, 2022) — Arizona would reap economic benefits of nearly $5 billion in additional state and local tax revenues over 10 years simply by reaching the U.S. average for educational attainment, according to a new report commissioned by Arizona’s leading business organizations.  The economic-impact report details statistics that reveal stark risks faced by …

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Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry statement on state Supreme Court blocking referral of tax cut to ballot

PHOENIX (April 21, 2022) – Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry President and CEO Danny Seiden released the following statement following the Arizona Supreme Court’s ruling on whether an individual income tax reduction passed by the Legislature and signed into law last year can be referred to the November ballot: “Today’s historic ruling gives taxpayers …

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Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry statement on Proposition 208 ruling

PHOENIX (March 11, 2022)—Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry President and CEO Danny Seiden released the following statement: “The Maricopa County Superior Court’s ruling today was the right one, and it reinforces what has been our position since Day One: Proposition 208 represented a brazen attempt by out-of-state interests to override the state Constitution and …

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Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry statement on release of Gov. Ducey’s FY 2023 budget

PHOENIX (January 14, 2022)—Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry President and CEO Danny Seiden released the following statement: “When Gov. Ducey released his first executive budget seven years ago, Arizona was in the red. Today, we’ve gone from a $1 billion shortfall to a $1.4 billion Rainy Day Fund. We’ve recovered jobs lost during the …

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Statement from Arizona Chamber CEO Danny Seiden on Gov. Ducey’s State of the State address

PHOENIX (January 10, 2022) – Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry President and CEO Danny Seiden released the following statement in response to Gov. Ducey’s State of the State address this afternoon: “Governor Doug Ducey today made clear that he has no plans to coast through his last legislative session. From Day 1, this governor …

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