Category: Blog – Public Affairs

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.