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Public Affairs Committees

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce offers seven committees to get involved with and let your voice be heard. Industry and community leaders, practitioners, legal experts, and lobbyists come together to evaluate legislation and regulatory matters, in order to make position recommendations on behalf of the Chamber.

The Chamber welcomes all members and their employees to participate in shaping Arizona's laws and regulations. To learn more about these committees, contact shuff [at] phoenixchamber [dot] com (Shay Huff) at 602.495.2199.

Agriculture, Environment & Water
Works to support environment, water and natural resource policies that are based on sound science and responsive to Arizona’s unique needs. The committee responds to the needs of the business community by participating in policy-making that encourages economic development in Arizona, while respecting the state’s natural resources.

Budget and Tax
Works to promote tax and budget policies that support the retention of businesses, attract new investment and create employment in the greater Phoenix region.

Economic Development
Works with all levels of government to ensure the retention and expansion of existing businesses in the Greater Phoenix Metropolitan area.

Health Care
Advocates for affordable, cost-effective and quality health care options for businesses and individuals, void of cost increases brought by unnecessary government regulation, cost-shifting and coverage requirements, and is supportive of individuals’ privacy rights.

Transportation
Works to increase the versatility of our regional transit system, enhance airports and improve mobility for the region’s employers, goods, residents and visitors alike. The committee analyzes proposed transportation projects and advocates for investments that will improve mobility and contribute to economic development of the region.

Workforce
Advocates for policies that encourage job retention and creation. Also supports the rights of employers to determine appropriate employment policies and procedures as best fits the needs of their business.

Public Affairs
This committee considers recommendations from the GPCC’s six issue committees, and acts to make policy recommendations to the Chamber’s Board of Directors.

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