Advocacy

WHERE WE STAND:

The Greater Flag Chamber ranks
YES ON 418 as our #1 Priority in November.

Additional Positions Taken by the
Greater Flagstaff Chamber Board
of Directors include:

STATE

Governor Doug Ducey –
ENDORSED FOR RE-ELECTION

  • PROP 127 -Absolutely NO

LOCAL

  • PROP 417: Coconino Community
    College (CCC) Override Renewal -SUPPORT
  • PROP 418: Sustainable Wages ActSUPPORT A YES VOTE
  • PROP 419: Continuation of Sales
    Taxes for Roadway, Pedestrian,
    Bicycle, and Safety Improvements -SUPPORT

The Chamber’s support for this item is
contingent on City Council’s prioritization of
promised road improvements, including the
improvement of JW Powell Blvd. be funded
first, before more bike or FUTS trails.

  • PROP 422: Secondary Property Tax –
    General Obligation Bonds, Improving
    Housing Affordability -OPPOSE
    Workforce housing is a Chamber top priority.
    Unfortunately, we agreed giving the City
    Council a $25M blank check is not the answer.
    We remain committed to new and better
    solutions.
  • PROP 424: Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) Override Continuation -SUPPORT

BUSINESS ADVOCACY

BizPAC – an independent, pro-business political action committee In 2005, the Greater Flagstaff Chamber formed BizPAC, an independent, pro-business political action committee designed to raise and spend money on behalf of candidates and propositions at the local level that affect the business community. BizPAC remains active today and has participated in raising funds to support candidates in the 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014 elections as well as take positions on various ordinances.

Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce Business Advocacy Division

BizPAC - Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce Business Advocacy DivisionBizPAC accepts funds from pro-business individuals. BizPAC’s funds are raised and spent independent of Chamber member dues and spent in accordance with the Chamber’s mission to promote business. BizPAC is supported by a volunteer finance committee comprised of local business leaders who agree to organize and host events that raise funds for the PAC.

Additionally, BizPAC members can participate in candidate endorsement recommendations to the Chamber’s Board of Directors and in candidate recruitment activities at all level’s of government.

VOTE

Let your voice be heard

To find out how you can help influence and finance political action for business interests in our community contact the Greater Flagstaff Chamber and ask to join BizPAC. Your financial support goes a long way towards electing pro-business candidates at all levels of government. The Flagstaff business community should be represented by those elected officials with the best interests of business in mind and are willing to help us achieve our agenda.

To host a BizPAC event contact the Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce at advocacy@flagstaffchamber.com. We appreciate your support for pro-business candidates. Electing pro-business candidates furthers our interests in government.

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