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.

Arizona Chamber releases its 2013 Business Agenda

  Education, health care and TPT reform priority items PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today released its 2013 Business Agenda at the organization’s annual Legislative Forecast Luncheon at the Phoenix Convention Center in downtown Phoenix before a crowd of over 1,000 attendees. The Business Agenda outlines the top legislative priorities for…

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Study Examines Impact of Increased Reliance on User Fees

  Paper finds that increases in fees results in a back-door tax PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber Foundation today released a study that examines the economic and legal impact of fund sweeps and the resulting increase in reliance on user fees. The report notes that the Arizona Legislature has enacted nearly $13.4 billion in cumulative…

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Arizona Chamber Commends Gov. Brewer, TPT Task Force

  Recommendations an important first step in sales tax simplification PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry commends the work of a TPT (Transaction Privilege Tax) task force assembled by Gov. Jan Brewer, which today released its recommendations for simplifying Arizona’s complicated sales tax system. The governor established the TPT Simplification Task Force…

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Arizona Chamber Welcomes 100th Board Member

  Nick Goodman, Chief Executive Officer, Drs. Goodman & Partridge, OB/GYN elected at annual retreat  PHOENIX — The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry is proud to announce that Nick Goodman, CEO of Drs. Goodman & Partridge, OB/GYN, is the Chamber’s newest board member. With his election, Mr. Goodman is the 100th member of the…

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Foundation Report Examines Economic Opportunities

  Paper finds that recruiting and retaining veterans is a wise business choice  PHOENIX – As we take time to honor the service of our active military, National Guard, Reservists and veterans this Veterans Day, Monday, November 12, the Arizona Chamber Foundation releases today a report highlighting the importance of veteran employment and providing specific…

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Chambers, business organizations stand with John McComish

  Chambers, business organizations stand with John McComish As leaders of chambers of commerce and leading business organizations in Arizona we find it outrageous that to date over $300,000 of union and other outside money has been injected into the state Senate contest between Sen. John McComish and his opponent to attack the character of…

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Chambers, business organizations stand with Jerry Lewis

  Chambers, business organizations stand with Jerry Lewis As leaders of chambers of commerce and business organizations, we are shocked and dismayed by the outrageous attacks that have been leveled against Sen. Jerry Lewis by his opponents. Sen. Jerry Lewis is a consistent voice for commonsense, job-creating legislation that will help our economy grow. But…

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Arizona Chamber Lauds Sandra Watson Selection

  PHOENIX – Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry President and CEO Glenn Hamer released the following statement following the announcement that Sandra Watson has been named the new president and CEO of the Arizona Commerce Authority: “Gov. Brewer and her colleagues on the Arizona Commerce Authority board of directors made the absolute right pick…

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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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