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.

Policy Change Could be Shot of Adrenaline for Start-ups

  “Carryforward” policy in Arizona leaves state at competitive disadvantage PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber Foundation today released a Policy Brief that examines Arizona’s taxation of business profits over a multi-year period and assesses how the state’s treatment of net operating losses (NOL) compares to other states. The Foundation paper, “Net Operating Loss in Arizona: Taxing…

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Comments from the US Chamber of Commerce

  The following is a brief message from the US Chamber of Commerce: Chamber friends, Out west, we never forget that travel – for tourism or for business – is an enormous part of our economies. So when we are looking for ways to revive our sluggish economies, bringing more travelers to our states and…

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AMC announces 2011 MOY Award Winners

  Boeing nabs top honors as Arizona Manufacturer of the Year PHOENIX – The Arizona Manufacturers Council on Friday recognized achievements in Arizona manufacturing at the 2011 Arizona Manufacturer of the Year Summit at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Phoenix. The event was attended by over 300 representatives of the state’s manufacturing community, and featured…

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Critical Labor Reforms Signed into Law

  Governor signs bill to protect workplaces, cut off union dues upon leaving union PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today applauded Gov. Jan Brewer for signing Senate Bill 1363 into law, which makes important reforms to the state’s labor laws. Thanks to the leadership of bill sponsor Sen. Frank Antenori, the…

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Statement on Passage of Publicly Funded Elections SCR

  PHOENIX – Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry President and CEO Glenn Hamer released the following statement following today’s passage of SCR 1025, which will send the Stop Public Money for Political Candidates’ Campaigns Act to voters on the Nov. 2012 ballot: “The state Legislature and the bill’s author, Sen. Steve Pierce, should be…

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Another Tort Reform Bill Signed into Law

  Governor signs bill to promote transparency in attorney general outside counsel contracts PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today applauded Gov. Jan Brewer for signing another important tort reform bill into law. House Bill 2423, sponsored by Rep. Kimberly Yee (R-Phoenix), ensures an increased level of transparency in contingency fee contracts…

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Arizona Chamber Hails Passage of Tort Reform Bill

  Governor signs bill to ensure access to appeals process, promote better environment  PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today thanked Gov. Jan Brewer for signing into law a bill that promotes an improved legal environment in Arizona. Senate Bill 1212, sponsored by Sen. Al Melvin (R-Tucson), places monetary caps on appeal…

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Arizona Chamber Releases Budget Recommendations

  Chamber calls for short-term fixes to stop fiscal hemorrhaging, longer-term structural reforms to put state on more sound footing PHOENIX– The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today released its 2011-2012 Budget Recommendations paper, which provides the Arizona Legislature and the governor a roadmap for bringing the state’s budget into balance.  The document is…

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Arizona Chamber Hails Passage of Economic Competitiveness

  State stands ready to win back jobs lost in recession PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today hailed passage of a sweeping economic competitiveness bill by the state Legislature that makes key tax reforms designed to make the state more fertile ground for job creation. Chamber President and CEO Glenn Hamer…

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