Press Releases

2015


New Chairman and Officers Installed at Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry
June 25, 2015

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 officers

New Arizona Chamber Foundation Policy Brief on Arizona's State Land Trust
July 22, 2015

PHOENIX — Amidst the statewide conversation over how best to fund Arizona’s K-12 education system, the Arizona Chamber Foundation today released a policy brief that looks at the history, assets and beneficiaries of Arizona’s State Land Trust.

Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry just says "no" to legalization of recreational marijuana
June 11, 2015

PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today announced its opposition to any efforts to legalize recreational marijuana that might appear on the 2016 statewide ballot.

Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry and A for Arizona to provide technical assistance to Gov. Ducey's Classrooms First Initiative Council
May 22, 2015

PHOENIX – Gov. Doug Ducey announced today that the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry and A for Arizona will provide technical assistance and guidance to the governor’s Classrooms First Initiative Council.

Arizona Chamber Foundation Selected by U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and USA Funds to Join Learning Network to Close the Skills Gap
May 8, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC The Arizona Chamber Foundation was selected today as one of seven regional partners to participate in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Talent Pipeline Management initiative to close the skills gap in America. Launched in November 2014, the initiative seeks to transform the relationship between America’s businesses, educators and workforce providers by pilot-testing strategies and practices that have been successful in improving products and services to address challenges in the talent pipeline related to recruiting, hiring and retaining employees.

Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry Welcomes Gov. Scott Walker at First Leadership Series Luncheon
March 3, 2015

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will headline the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Leadership Series Luncheon on Wednesday, March 25 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown. The event is the Chamber’s first featuring potential contenders for the White House in 2016.