Category: Blog – Public Affairs

Read the latest blogs from the Greater Phoenix Chamber on policy and advocacy.

It might still be 2017, but it’s time to start thinking about Nov. 2018

The 2018 election cycle is ripe with opportunities for those looking to run for elected office at every level of...

10/24/2017

Ad-Hoc Committee on the Tax Treatment of Digital Goods and Services meeting

Agencies and organizations are looking for distinct legislation governing taxation of digital goods and services.

09/28/2017

AZ legislators and business leaders head to Mexico for historic trade mission

A trade delegation of nearly 70 Arizona business and political leaders visited Mexico last week to discuss handling the NAFTA...

08/31/2017

Rep. Heather Carter discusses education, health care, workforce development

She understands how a vibrant business environment, education and health care system make a positive impact.

01/24/2017

Business legislative agenda: GPCC CEO shares what he wants to see in the upcoming session

Todd Sanders talks about his goals for the 2017 legislative session and how Trump's presidency might impact business.

01/03/2017

GPCC joins Arizona Chamber and others to challenge constitutionality of Prop. 206

Given the initiative's harmful effects on the business community, GPCC feels these serious constitutional issues must be challenged in court.

12/16/2016

Arizona lawmakers look to challenges, opportunities of upcoming session

Arizona lawmakers shared predictions on hot issues for the upcoming legislative session.

12/14/2016

Judge’s block of Labor Department’s overtime law increases uncertainty

The rule would have doubled the maximum salary a worker can earn and still be eligible for mandatory overtime pay.

12/01/2016

Up in smoke: Arizona voters make their voices heard on Prop. 205

As a champion of the business community, the Chamber advocated strongly against this ill-conceived measure.

11/23/2016

2017 State of the State Speech with Gov. Ducey: A look into the crystal ball

Kirk Adams, Ducey’s chief of staff, shared a preview of what we can expect to see from Ducey in 2017.

11/21/2016