Press Releases

2011


Arizona Chamber Foundation Paper: Policy Change Could be Shot of Adrenaline for Start-ups
Dec. 1, 2011

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.

Comments from the US Chamber of Commerce
Jun. 22, 2011

Out west, we never forget that travel – for tourism or for business – is an enormous part of our economies. So when we are looking for ways to revive our sluggish economies, bringing more travelers to our states and cities is an obvious place to devote some attention.

Medical marijuana compliance guide
Jun. 10, 2011

The Cavanagh Law Firm has published this compliance guide for companies to understand Arizona's new medical marijuana law's impact on the workplace.

Arizona Manufacturers Council 2011 Award Winners Feted at Manufacturer of the Year Summit
May 23, 2011

PHOENIX – The Arizona Manufacturers Council on Friday recognized achievements in Arizona manufacturing at the 2011 Arizona Manufacturer of the Year Summit at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Phoenix.

 

Critical Labor Reforms Signed into Law
Apr. 19, 2011

PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today applauded Gov. Jan Brewer for signing Senate Bill 1363 into law, which makes important reforms to the state’s labor laws.

Arizona Chamber Statement on Passage of Publicly Funded Elections SCR
Apr. 18, 2011

PHOENIX – Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry President and CEO Glenn Hamer released the following statement following today’s passage of SCR 1025, which will send the Stop Public Money for Political Candidates’ Campaigns Act to voters on the Nov. 2012 ballot:

Another Tort Reform Bill Signed into Law
Apr. 15, 2011

PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today applauded Gov. Jan Brewer for signing another important tort reform bill into law.

Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry Hails Passage of Tort Reform Bill
Apr. 14, 2011

PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today thanked Gov. Jan Brewer for signing into law a bill that promotes an improved legal environment in Arizona.

Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry Releases Budget Recommendations
Mar. 2, 2011

PHOENIX– The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today released its 2011-2012 Budget Recommendations paper, which provides the Arizona Legislature and the governor a roadmap for bringing the state’s budget into balance.

41 Chambers Urge Legislature to Pass Jobs Bill
Feb. 16, 2011

Today, a coalition comprised of members of the Arizona business community strongly urged the Arizona Legislature to vote for HB 2001 and SB 1001. This historic legislation will fundamentally transform Arizona’s ability to retain and attract businesses that pay high wages and provide good benefits for Arizona residents.

Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry Hails Passage of Economic Competitiveness Package
Feb. 16, 2011

PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today hailed passage of a sweeping economic competitiveness bill by the state Legislature that makes key tax reforms designed to make the state more fertile ground for job creation.

Arizona Chamber Foundation Policy Brief Makes Case for Monetary Caps on Appeal Bonds
Jan. 18, 2011

PHOENIX - The Arizona Chamber Foundation today released a Policy Brief that questions whether defendants in the Arizona legal system have adequate access to a fair appeals process.

Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry Statement on Tucson Shooting
Jan. 9, 2011

PHOENIX – Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry President and CEO Glenn Hamer released the following statement today regarding Saturday’s shooting in Tucson that claimed the lives of six individuals and left several wounded, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords:

Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry Unveils 2011 Business Agenda
Jan. 7, 2011

PHOENIX - The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today released its 2011 Business Agenda at the organization's annual Legislative Forecast Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Phoenix before a sold-out crowd of over 800 attendees.