GPC encourages all Chamber members and their employees to participate in shaping Arizona’s laws and public policies. The Chamber offers six issue committees where industry leaders, community leaders, practitioners, legal experts and lobbyists gather to evaluate legislation and regulatory matters, in order to make recommendations on the Chamber’s behalf.

View 2017-2018 Meeting Schedule for GPC Public Affairs Committee & Issue Committees

  • Agriculture, Environment & Water Issue Committee Supports environment, water and natural resources policies based on sound science and responsive to Arizona’s unique needs. Responds to the needs of the business community by participating in policy-making that supports a strong business climate, while respecting the state’s natural resources.
  • Budget & Tax Issue Committee Promotes tax and budget policies that support the retention of businesses, attract new investment and create employment in the greater Phoenix region and Arizona. Serves as a partner with other Chamber issue committees in evaluating policies that have a tax and/or fiscal impact.
  • Insurance & Health Care Issue Committee Supports strong insurance and health care markets that offer affordable, quality options to Arizona’s businesses and residents and creates a favorable business environment for these industries to thrive.

For questions about upcoming public affairs and issue committee meetings, contact Public Affairs Coordinator Jen Springman at or call 602.495.6497.