Category: Blog – Public Affairs

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

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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
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January Bill Spotlight: SB1005 – private fund advisers; exemption

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce urges the members of the Legislature to join us in supporting SB 1005.

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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.

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Ducey’s State of the State deserves cheers from business community

Economic development, education, and eliminating burdensome regulations were all named as top priorities for his administration.

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Special Session: Impact of K-12 lawsuit on Arizona education

Gov. Ducey called the legislature into Special Session to consider a proposal to increase educationfunding by $3.5 billion.

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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.

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Education Update: More options are better than none

After a tough budget year, many in the community believe that additional funding is needed in Arizona’s K-12 school system.

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Rulemaking at its worst: Citizens Clean Elections Commission

The Clean Elections Commission heard opposition on a proposal that aims to gain more transparency from “dark money” groups.