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.

Study Examines Proposal to Encourage Private Capital Investment

  Investments in Growth Stage Companies Could Create 8,000 Jobs, Generate $360 Million in Tax Revenues  PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber Foundation today released a study that examines the economic and fiscal impact of the Arizona New Markets Jobs Growth Investment Initiative, a proposal aimed at encouraging private capital investment in existing growth stage Arizona…

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Arizona Chamber Unveils 2012 Business Agenda

  Chamber’s top priorities include reforms in tax, tort and regulatory arenas PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today released its 2012 Business Agenda at the organization’s annual Legislative Forecast Luncheon at the Phoenix Convention Center in downtown Phoenix before a record crowd of over 950 attendees. The Business Agenda outlines the…

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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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