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.

Business Community Comments on Proposed State Budget

Business Community Comments on Proposed State Budget Dear Members of the Arizona Legislature: As leaders of Arizona’s business community, we recognize the enormous task it is to craft a fiscally sound spending plan that meets the core responsibilities of state government. We believe the spending blueprint currently under consideration in the Senate takes a positive…

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Statement by Business Leaders on SB 1062

Statement by Business Leaders on SB 1062  PHOENIX – The CEOs of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Greater Phoenix Leadership and the Southern Arizona Leadership Council released the following statement regarding Senate Bill 1062:  “This morning we sent a letter to Governor Brewer requesting that she veto Senate…

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Arizona Manufacturers Council Heads to Prescott for 2013 Environmental and Sustainability Summit

PHOENIX – The Arizona Manufacturers Council’s 2013 Environmental and Sustainability Summit (ESS) will take place Thursday and Friday, August 22-23 in Prescott, Arizona. This two-day event will be filled with cutting edge information, lively discussions, and networking with colleagues and regulators from around the state. The event kicks off Thursday, August 22 with a morning…

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Arizona Chamber launches new website

PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry is proud to unveil the new azchamber.com – a vibrant, modern and more user-friendly source for the latest news in the Arizona business community. The new website, developed in partnership with Automatic Corporation, a San Diego-based digital agency, features the latest in website technology, including a…

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Arizona Chamber Foundation Names New Executive Director

Gretchen Martinez takes helm of Chamber of Commerce’s research arm, also will serve as Chamber’s VP of public policy. PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber Foundation, a 501c(3) non-partisan research and policy analysis organization affiliated with the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, announced today that Gretchen Martinez will serve as the Foundation’s new executive director.…

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New Chairman and Officers Installed at Arizona Chamber

Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Patrick Barnes to chair Chamber board for 2013-14 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…

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Arizona Chamber applauds Senate passage of immigration legislation

PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry applauds Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake for their leadership in the passage of immigration reform in the U.S. Senate. “The performance of Arizona’s senators throughout the immigration debate has been outstanding. Their border-state perspective has been critical to today’s passage of immigration reform legislation in…

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Arizona Chamber welcomes immigration reform debate

  PHOENIX — Arizona Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Glenn Hamer today released the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate’s consideration of S. 744, the comprehensive immigration bill: “I applaud the U.S. Senate for taking up this important legislation. “The bill that emerged from the Judiciary Committee is a strong piece of legislation that…

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