View the latest Arizona Chamber policy commentary from President & CEO Glenn Hamer. Click on the links below to view our collection of Bottom Line columns.

Dump the Trump

  TEL AVIV – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry is proud to have played host earlier this year to events featuring three of the leading Republican presidential contenders: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. I expect we will welcome additional candidates from both parties in…

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The Governor for Generation Y

Arizona is a great place for millennials. It’s the perfect example of an ideal state for our generation to live, work, and play. We are the generation of start-ups, entrepreneurs and Internet campaigns, with a burning desire to express our innovative ideas. And in November 2014, we solidified Arizona as the ideal breeding ground for…

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The distinguished gentlemen

Steve Macias I had the privilege of attending the Arizona Chamber luncheon earlier this week to hear from Sen. John McCain and Sen. Jeff Flake, and it struck me how fortunate we are in Arizona to have two such principled men representing our state and our country. By virtue of the fact that between the…

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Overregulation: Local edition

At the outset of Gov. Doug Ducey’s administration, he proclaimed that Arizona should be the nation’s “pace leader” in job creation. He and the Legislature are off to a good start. Bills are making their way to the governor’s desk that enhance our tax, regulatory and civil justice environments, strengthening what CEO Magazine has already…

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