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.

AMC Congratulates Arizona Members of Congress

  Seven members receive NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence PHOENIX – The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has named seven Arizona members of Congress as recipients of the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence. Key manufacturing votes to be included in the NAM’s Congressional Voting Record are determined by the NAM’s Key Vote Advisory…

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Chamber joins other business groups in opposing Prop 204

  PHOENIX – As the proponents of Proposition 204 resort to increasingly negative tactics in their quest to permanently increase the state sales tax by one billion dollars per year, the undersigned members of the Arizona business community are setting the record straight on our reasons for joining Gov. Jan Brewer, Treasurer Doug Ducey and…

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Arizona Chamber, U.S. Chamber Endorse Jeff Flake

  PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced their endorsement of Rep. Jeff Flake for the U.S. Senate. At a press conference this morning, Arizona Chamber President and CEO Glenn Hamer called Flake “the clear choice” in the race to fill the seat currently occupied…

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Arizona Chamber Weighs in on Five Ballot Measures

  PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today announced that it has endorsed four propositions that will appear on the November ballot. The Chamber opposes another measure, the Quality Education and Jobs initiative, whose ballot status will soon be decided. Proposition 116 – Property Tax Exemptions – Support “The Arizona Chamber joins…

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New Chairman and Officers Installed

  Hensley & Company’s Doug Yonko to chair Chamber board for 2012-13  PHOENIX — Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry President and CEO Glenn Hamer released the following statement in anticipation of the July 1 start of the Chamber’s next fiscal year and the installation of a new chairman and a slate of new officers:…

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Gov. Brewer Applauds Congressional Designation of I-11

  I-11 to Foster Economy, Boost Tourism and Promote Trade PHOENIX – Governor Jan Brewer today celebrated the inclusion in the federal Transportation Bill of the Interstate 11 corridor, a concept she has aggressively pursued to better link Arizona to national and international trade routes. Congressional language in the Transportation Bill, expected to be approved…

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Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision on S.B. 1070

                      PHOENIX – Leading Arizona business organizations today released the following statement following the Supreme Court of the United States’ recent ruling on Senate Bill 1070:  “With today’s ruling upholding a portion of SB 1070, we are confident that police agencies across the state, under guidance…

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Looming defense cuts likely to mean deep economic pain

  New National Assoc. of Manufacturers report says Ariz. poised to lose over 100,000 jobs PHOENIX – Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry President and CEO Glenn Hamer released the following statement in reaction to a National Association of Manufacturers report released today that finds that Arizona could lose over 100,000 jobs over an eight…

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Arizona Chamber Releases 2012 Legislative Endorsements

  PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today released its primary and general election endorsements for the State Senate, State House of Representatives and Arizona Corporation Commission. The Chamber is excited to endorse 23 Senate, 33 House and three ACC candidates who share the Chamber’s pro-business, jobs-friendly agenda. The Chamber maintains a…

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