Category: Blog – CEO

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Tackle the state budget process like a business owner

Conveying business priorities to legislators is key, as they have discretion over only a small portion of the state budget...

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Our state, our say: Deliver the citizens initiative process back to Arizonans

By voting or enacting laws via a citizens’ initiative, we retain the right to choose the policies that meet the...

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Education investment pays dividends for employers and Arizona’s economy

It is a great time to prepare to take full advantage of the opportunities available to help companies succeed.

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GPCC 2016: A catalyst for economic vitality, regional prosperity

Sanders discussed the Chamber's many success in 2016 and plans to continue to grow the economy from within in 2017.

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Giving thanks here at home in Arizona and across the country

Getting back to the business of good governance is just one of several things for which I am grateful during...

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Falling Lake Mead levels highlight AZ water management successes, challenges

Continued, diligent water management is vital for the community and economic well-being of Arizona, which includes Lake Mead.

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Early ballots arrive with pro-business voting opportunities

Although the official election date isn't until Nov. 8, early ballots are arriving in Arizona mail boxes now. Pro-biz candidates...

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Time to prepare for the Labor Department’s new overtime laws

Like them or hate 'em, the U.S. Dept. of Labor's new rules governing overtime pay and salaries are coming.

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2016 Leaders of the Year economic development award earned through collective effort

Chosen as Leader of the Year in economic development, Todd Sanders shares the Chamber's Phoenix Forward formula.

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Leading like a lady: Sen. Carolyn Allen mixed charm, grace and tenacity

Sen. Allen was known for advocacy and her Southern, ladylike demeanor. We remember her determined, personal approach to public policy.