Category: Blog – CEO

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JTED funding restoration helps Arizona students achieve at the speed of business

Each legislative session, our elected officials bring their priorities for bettering Arizona to the state Capitol. The most important among...

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Example in Fitz’ ‘Ode’ is perfect for the Arizona business community

“LARRY!” “LARRY!” thundered off of the walls of University of Phoenix Stadium on Jan. 16 after the 9-time Pro Bowler...

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Statewide education assessment is a vital piece of successful K-12 education plan

Our third quarter visits to businesses as a part of our economic development initiative, Phoenix Forward, have made it crystal...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...