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.

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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41 Chambers Urge Legislature to Pass Jobs Bill

  Today, a coalition comprised of members of the Arizona business community strongly urged the Arizona Legislature to vote for HB 2001 and SB 1001. This historic legislation will fundamentally transform Arizona’s ability to retain and attract businesses that pay high wages and provide good benefits for Arizona residents. You can read the letter here.…

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Policy Brief Makes Case for Monetary Caps on Appeal Bonds

  Current rules create incentives for plaintiffs to aim for steep judgments, block defendants’ access to appeals process PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber Foundation today released a Policy Brief that questions whether defendants in the Arizona legal system have adequate access to a fair appeals process. The Foundation’s paper, Bonds. Appeal Bonds: Protecting the Right…

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Arizona Chamber Statement on Tucson Shooting

  PHOENIX – Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry President and CEO Glenn Hamer released the following statement today regarding Saturday’s shooting in Tucson that claimed the lives of six individuals and left several wounded, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords: “Like all Arizonans, news of Saturday’s shooting in Tucson left me shocked and saddened. The death…

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Arizona Chamber Unveils 2011 Business Agenda

  PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today released its 2011 Business Agenda at the organization’s annual Legislative Forecast Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Phoenix before a sold-out crowd of over 800 attendees. The Business Agenda outlines the top legislative priorities for Arizona’s business community. The Agenda, in addition to…

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