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 Applauds Introduction of Immigration Reform

  Summary of Gang of Eight proposal sets stage for historic debate over reform of nation’s immigration system PHOENIX – Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry President and CEO Glenn Hamer today made the following statement regarding the release of a 17-page summary of comprehensive immigration reform legislation: “Today marks a crucial step on the…

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Release of 2013-2014 Budget Recommendations

  This week the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry is releasing its annual Fiscal Policy Task Force budget recommendations for 2013-2014. Each year the Chamber outlines spending priorities from the business community’s perspective for the Legislature and the Governor to take into consideration when passing the budget. This year’s recommendations focus on continued tax…

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Gang of Eight hits the sweet spot

  Sens. John McCain, Jeff Flake and fellow Gang of Eight members Sens. Chuck Schumer and Michael Bennet will be using some time during the spring congressional recess to tour the Arizona-Mexico border as part of their work to sell their comprehensive immigration reform package. According to recent polling data, the senators have hit the…

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Arizona Business Community Rallies Behind McCain and Flake

  PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Greater Phoenix Leadership, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and over 125 members of Arizona’s business community today released a letter endorsing the efforts of Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake in reforming the country’s immigration system.  The letter states, “In order to ensure the competitive…

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Arizona Chamber Commends Sens. McCain and Flake

  PHOENIX – A bipartisan group of U.S. senators including our own John McCain and Jeff Flake have announced their support for a framework of sweeping immigration reforms that have long been supported by Arizona’s – and the nation’s – business community. The Arizona Chamber commends the tireless efforts of Senators McCain Flake for their…

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Chambers from across Arizona support Gov. Brewer

  PHOENIX – Chambers of commerce from across Arizona today released the following letter stating support for Gov. Jan Brewer’s call to expand Medicaid in the state. — January 16, 2013 The Honorable Janice K. BrewerGovernor1700 West Washington StreetPhoenix, Arizona 85007 Dear Governor Brewer: Business leaders from across the state applaud your call to expand…

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Arizona Chamber Reacts to State of the State Address

  Chamber ready to support governor on Common Core, uncompensated care and TPT PHOENIX – Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry President and CEO Glenn Hamer released the following statement in reaction to Gov. Jan Brewer’s State of the State address today: “This governor demonstrated today that she is not one to shy away from…

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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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