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.

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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Arizona Manufacturers Council Announces MOY Award Winners

  PHOENIX – At its annual Manufacturer of the Year Awards luncheon today, the Arizona Manufacturers Council recognized outstanding Arizona companies and individuals for their excellent work and advocacy on behalf of Arizona industry. The award winners for 2012 are: Manufacturer of the Year: SuntronOutstanding Small/Medium Manufacturer: CMC Steel ArizonaExcellence in Innovation: Larson CamouflageExcellence in…

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Arizona Chamber announces new Public Policy Participants

  Greater Phoenix Black Chamber and Tucson Hispanic Chamber newest P3 partners PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry is proud to announce the Greater Phoenix Black Chamber of Commerce and the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as its two newest Public Policy Participants (P3). These agreements further unite the Arizona business community…

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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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