Tag: public affairs

Arizona House Speaker-elect J.D. Mesnard talks to the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Public Affairs Committee Dec. 9, 2016. (Photo by Josh Coddington/GPCC)

From the Speaker’s chair: Mesnard reveals issues he’s watching in early 2017

Rep. J.D. Mesnard is ready to hit the ground running as the new House speaker in the 2017 session.

12/09/2016
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Vote YES for Prop. 123 to help strengthen education system, state

The Greater Phoenix Chamber urges Arizona voters to vote YES on Prop. 123 to move students and schools forward.

04/27/2016
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April Bill Spotlight: HB 2502 – Medical Licensure Compact

This bill makes it easier for physicians to obtain licenses to practice in multiple states and increases our physician pipeline.

04/27/2016
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February Bill Spotlight: HB 2386 – Patent Troll Prevention Act

The Greater Phoenix Chamber supports this bill as an important business protection mechanism against bad faith lawsuits.

02/25/2016
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All about Pension Reform: Everything voters need to know

An advocate for common-sense reforms, GPCC’s Public Affairs Committee supports legislation containing the pension reform package.

02/10/2016

Campaign finance changes on tap for 2016 Legislature

Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan is going to ask the Legislature this year for a major overhaul of nearly...

01/28/2016
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Greater Phoenix Chamber’s 2016 legislative priorities

the Chamber's public affairs team advocates at the Arizona Legislature for key issues on behalf of our Chamber members.

Supervisor Chucri touts county personnel reform, money saving improvements

When Maricopa County District 2 Supervisor Steve Chucri was chosen as chairman of the board in January, he identified personnel...

11/25/2015
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Congressional conversations dominate Chamber’s DC trip

12-member delegation connected with D.C. officials, our Arizona congressional delegation and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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State Board of Education votes to repeal Common Core

This motion aims to remove controversy that surrounds ACCRS from the discussion and maintain the focus on Arizona students.