Garrick Taylor

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

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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Arizona Chamber kicks off 2022 with Legislative Forecast Luncheon, release of annual Business Agenda

PHOENIX (January 6, 2022) — The Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry will release its 2022 Business Agenda tomorrow at the annual Legislative Forecast Luncheon presented by Cox Communications. The event will take place at Chase Field, home of the Major League Baseball Arizona Diamondbacks. The Chamber’s Business Agenda serves as the advocacy roadmap for …

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Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry welcomes new team members in communications and government affairs, announces new role for longtime staff member

Annie Vogt new vice president of communications, Grace Appelbe new director of policy & government affairs, Garrick Taylor to transition to consultant role   PHOENIX (November 30, 2021) – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the state’s most influential advocacy organization for job creators, today announced that it is welcoming two new members to …

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Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry statement on Biden administration vaccine Emergency Temporary Standard

PHOENIX (November 4, 2021) – Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry President and CEO Danny Seiden released the following statement: “As we’ve said time and again, responsible Arizona employers of all sizes are doing their part to slow the spread of Covid-19 and protect their workforce and customers. Job creators are not looking to the …

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New Arizona Chamber Foundation policy brief examines groundwater policy

What Lies Beneath: An Arizona Groundwater Policy Primer, aims to inform legislators and policymakers about history of groundwater management, emerging issues, and ongoing work to prepare Arizona for future economic growth and water stewardship PHOENIX (November 1, 2021) – The Arizona Chamber Foundation today released a new brief in its series of whitepapers on Arizona …

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