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Hamer Times: Arizona-Mexico Commission Hermosillo trip: A MegaRegion of opportunity

Posted on by Glenn Hamer
 

Arizona and Sonora remain committed to making our MegaRegion a model for cooperation between states. I returned late last week from an Arizona-Mexico Commission delegation trip to Hermosillo. The delegation was led by Jessica Pacheco, the first female president of … Continue reading

 
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Hamer Times: Chamber’s D.C. fly-in provides insider’s look at biggest national issues

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The Arizona Chamber D.C. Fly-In, which was attended by over 20 board members gave us insights that we will rely on to best position Arizona for the new political order. We met with our two senators, John McCain and Jeff … Continue reading

 
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#LetsGrow event puts Arizona’s pro-growth policies in the spotlight

Posted on by Shreya Venkatesh
 

Last Thursday, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted the #LetsGrow event at Uber’s Center of Excellence along with the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The event featured a panel discussion moderated by Arizona Chamber President and CEO Glenn Hamer, … Continue reading

 
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Hamer Times: D.C. fly-in presents opportunity to talk trade’s benefits to Ariz. and nation

Posted on by Glenn Hamer
 

WASHINGTON – Greetings from the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Washington, D.C. fly-in. I’m here this week with over 20 Chamber board and staff members visiting with our Capitol Hill delegation and key agencies about the top federal issues … Continue reading

 
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Hamer Times: Gov. Ducey’s 2017 State of the State: K-12 education results driven by teachers, resources and reforms

Posted on by Glenn Hamer
 

In his third State of the State address today, Gov. Doug Ducey detailed the opportunity climate that is Arizona. He talked about growth in the economy and his many successes in reducing red tape and regulations that kill innovation and economic … Continue reading

 
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Hamer Times: Why we’re challenging Proposition 206

Posted on by Glenn Hamer
 

The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry and several representatives from across Arizona’s business community, including the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce and the Yuma County Chamber of … Continue reading

 
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Hamer and Keegan: Board of Ed Standards Decision Spurs on National Achievement Gains

Posted on by Glenn Hamer
 

by Glenn Hamer and Lisa Graham Keegan The Arizona State Board of Education yesterday took another step forward in raising the bar for student achievement. By approving revised standards for English Language Arts (ELA) and math, the Board continues to fuel … Continue reading

 
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Macias: Want some inspiration? Get to know the men and women of the US military

Posted on by Steve Macias
 

As the season of faith and family is upon us, it is reassuring to know that we are protected for the holidays, courtesy of the men and women of the U.S. military. I had the recent opportunity and honor to … Continue reading

 
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Ariz. Free Enterprise Club: The Harmful Effects of Prop 206 Begin to Sink In

Posted on by Garrick Taylor
 

Commentary from our friends at the Arizona Free Enterprise Club: It has only been a month and the recently approved minimum wage initiative, Proposition 206, is already inflicting permanent damage on Arizona’s Economy, hardworking taxpayers and our most vulnerable and … Continue reading

 
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Business community files lawsuit challenging constitutionality of Proposition 206

Posted on by Glenn Hamer
 

PHOENIX (December 15, 2016) – A group of plaintiffs representing job creators this morning filed suit over the constitutionality of Proposition 206, the ballot measure passed in November that dramatically raises the statewide minimum wage and imposes a new paid … Continue reading

 
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