View the latest press releases from the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Click on the links below to view media alerts from each year.

Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry CEO Glenn Hamer statement regarding state Supreme Court opinion in Molera v. Hobbs

PHOENIX (October 26, 2020)—Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry President and CEO Glenn Hamer released the following statement regarding today’s state Supreme Court opinion in Molera v. Hobbs: “Obviously, we disagree with the Court’s opinion. We believe the petition description’s failure to inform signers that 50% of the affected taxpayers would be small businesses, which…

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Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Arizona Medical Association launch Be Safe, Be Open Arizona!

Alliance between business and health care sector promotes message that Good health is good for business   PHOENIX (August 6, 2020)—The Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Arizona Medical Association are launching Be Safe, Be Open AZ!, a partnership between the business community and Arizona’s physician community to promote the critical safety measures needed…

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Former Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Jaime Molera to chair campaign to defeat income tax surcharge initiative

PHOENIX (June 29, 2020)—Former Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Jaime A. Molera will serve as chairman of Arizonans for Great Schools and a Strong Economy, a committee established by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry to oppose an initiative that would impose a huge surcharge onto the state income tax. Molera, a school finance expert, helped author Proposition 301, the…

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Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry CEO appointed to initiative steering committee to address inequality of opportunity

U.S. Chamber launches national initiative, Hamer joins leaders from across industries and geographies PHOENIX (June 3, 2020)—Glenn Hamer, the president and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry, will serve on a steering committee for a U.S. Chamber of Commerce initiative to address inequality of opportunity through education, employment, entrepreneurship, and criminal justice…

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Arizona Chamber, Arizona Manufacturers Council lead groups in calling for preservation of OPT program

The Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Arizona Manufacturers Council, Greater Phoenix Chamber, Greater Phoenix Economic Council, and Greater Phoenix Leadership sent this letter to the congressional delegation urging the preservation of the Optional Practical Training program. The letter says, in part, “The ability to attract the globe’s most talented individuals to the U.S. has…

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