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AZ State Capitol

Prop. 123, JTED funding, collaboration top Chamber’s 2016 priorities

The arrival of January is accompanied by new priorities, refreshed goals and an optimistic outlook on all that can and...

Pro Mexico Office opening 2015

Opening of Phoenix ProMexico office – A giant step in the right direction

Public officials from both sides of the border, individual business owners and members of the public gathered to celebrate the...

Thanksgiving 2015 St. Mary's

Giving thanks to those who make a difference

Thanksgiving is going to be a grand occasion at the Sanders house this year as my wife and I prepare...

elementary students classroom drawing

Prop. 123 education funding deal needs voters to get across the finish line

Gov. Doug Ducey, members of the Legislature and education stakeholders all deserve congratulations for their hard work in crafting, negotiating...

Phoenix is Hot

Brand-building the great state of Arizona

As Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, several Arizona mayors and state business leaders returned from a trip earlier this month nurturing...

AZ Merit testing

AzMERIT: Measuring students’ progress and furthering expectations

As we await the results of our children’s math and reading scores on the state’s first-ever AzMERIT test, we should...

Phoenix Downtown Skyline daytime

Arizona’s economic forecast: Sunny with a good chance of steady growth

Everybody likes good news, especially when it’s good news about our local economy. During last week’s Economic Outlook 2016, presented...

Doug Ducey SOTS

Applauding Gov. Ducey’s strong vision for Arizona

I’m a firm believer in giving credit to where credit is due. Hitting the ground running on day one, Gov....

Phoenix Forward new jobs 2015 (375x250)

Forward Progress

In the first six months of 2015, our team of Economic Development Specialists and our partners at the Arizona Commerce...

Freeway night I-10

Where we’re headed

How did you get to and from work today? Mobility is critical in our culture, and when Phoenix voters go...