Apr 11, 2013
The Chamber’s Board is made up of fifteen elected members, each serving a three-year term. With the committee’s recommendation, the Board will be expanded to eighteen elected members. Terms will continue to rotate so that six terms will expire or renew for one additional term each fiscal year. Board members are eligible to serve two three-year terms.
Mar 26, 2013
Today HB 2147,the EVCCA’s unemployment benefits bill, passed the House on Final Read 34-24!
Mar 21, 2013
Great news to report! Our Unemployment benefits’ burden of proof bill passed the Senate today in a 17-12-1 vote along party lines.
Mar 12, 2013
Executives gathered for a round table discussion hosted by TruWest Credit Union on March 5th to discuss the aspects of their businesses that differentiate them from their competition. They shared with each other some best practices and philosophies that they practice within their organizations.
Feb 27, 2013
Last week, the House of Representatives passed HB2147 which outlines requirements for claimants to provide sufficient information for DES to determine the person's eligibility for benefits. The amended language mirrors that of Oklahoma which has been deemed compliant with the federal government. This bill will go a long way toward simplifying the business processes of appealing claims that are not eligible for benefits. The bill passed 36-23-1. Next step is assignment to a Senate committee. We will keep you updated. If you are interested in testifying at the Senate committee please contact Kathy Tilque at Kathy@gilbertchamber.com or 480-892-1103.
Feb 12, 2013
Gilbert Mayor John Lewis hosts a comprehensive look at Gilbert's past, present and future.
Feb 05, 2013
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Dec 18, 2012
For many businesses, social media has become an increasingly popular and cost effective marketing and sales mechanism. But, with limited man power to maintain the many sites, it can be difficult to prioritize pages or even know where to begin. One thing is for certain – you need to start somewhere.