Category: Blog – Public Affairs

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

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

Connectivity and civic engagement: Williams looks to shape the future of law enforcement

New City of Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams discusses her department’s mission, challenges and priorities to guide positive change.

11/18/2016

Sen. Flake shares post-election hopes and concerns for the Trump presidency

Flake shared his reaction, concerns and hopes for working with the Trump administration.

Snell & Wilmer attorney Kasarjian preps employers for new Labor Dept. OT rules

Compliance begins with an in-depth look to determine whether employees are classified correctly as exempt from overtime.

10/21/2016

Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell shares her office’s technology evolution

Technology has helped Helen Purcell in both recording vital documents and ensuring elections are accessible and secure.

10/20/2016

Q&A: Get to know the Chamber’s new General Counsel, Kevin Quigley of Quarles & Brady

Personable, civic-minded and family-focused, his passion, profession and work ethic are in his DNA.