Evcca logoThe EVCCA, founded in 1999, is comprised of more than 6,000 businesses and nine local chambers.  Their purpose is to provide coordination in the advancement of common business interests.

Each year, EVCCA produces a report on the legislative session, which lists bills that have the most significance to East Valley businesses. It reports how each East Valley legislator voted on legislation relevant to the EVCCA.

2022 evcca PRIORITIES2022 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA – EVCCA PRIORITIES

The Alliance believes the following areas are paramount to Arizona’s economic recovery and prosperity and should be considered priorities during the 2018 Arizona Legislative session:  CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

2021 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA-EVCCA PRIORITIES

The Alliance believes the following areas are paramount to Arizona’s economic recovery and prosperity and should be considered priorities during the 2018 Arizona Legislative session:  CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

2020 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA-EVCCA PRIORITIES

The Alliance believes the following areas are paramount to Arizona’s economic recovery and prosperity and should be considered priorities during the 2018 Arizona Legislative session:  CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

2019 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA — EVCCA PRIORITIES
The Alliance believes the following areas are paramount to Arizona’s economic recovery and prosperity and should be considered priorities during the 2018 Arizona Legislative session:   CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

2018 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA — EVCCA PRIORITIES
The Alliance believes the following areas are paramount to Arizona’s economic recovery and prosperity and should be considered priorities during the 2017 Arizona Legislative session:   CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

2017  LEGISLATIVE AGENDA — EVCCA PRIORITIES
The Alliance believes the following areas are paramount to Arizona’s economic recovery and prosperity and should be considered priorities during the 2016 Arizona Legislative session:   CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

2016 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA — EVCCA PRIORITIES
The Alliance believes the following areas are paramount to Arizona’s economic recovery and prosperity and should be considered priorities during the 2016 Arizona Legislative session:   CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

EVCCA Report card 21 EVCCA Report Card 2021

View the EVCCA Report Card to determine how your local legislators voted on issues presented in the 2021 session.

EVCCA Legislative Report Card 2020

View the EVCCA Report Card to determine how your local legislators voted on issues presented in the 2020 session.

EVCCA Legislative Report Card 2019

View the EVCCA Report Card to determine how your local legislators voted on issues presented in the 2019 session.

EVCCA 2018 Legislative Report card

View the EVCCA Report Card to determine how your local legislators voted on issues presented in the 2018 session.

EVCCA 2017 Legislative Report Card

View the Report Card to determine how your local legislators voted on issues presented in the 2017 session.

Capital CurrentRep. David Cook’s HB 2581 Swaps Incumbent Petitions for $250- Read More

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Republicans Eye Repealing, Replacing Huge Arizona Tax Cuts – Read More

State Asks Feds to Help with Hospital COVID Crunch – Read More

IRC on Track to Turn Southern AZ Congressional District Red – Read More

Bill Allows CTEs to Offer Associate Degrees – Read More

Pima County Gets 2 New State Lawmakers- Read More

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GOP Lawmakers Rally Support for Special Session- Read More

Bill Proposes Partian School Board Races – Read More

Lawmakers Ponder Water Legislation for ’22 – Read More

Cities, Towns Seek Transportation Tax Extension – Read More

Border Top Issue for Statewide GOP Hopefuls- Read More

Brnovich Asks Ducey to Call Special Session- Read More

Electric-Car Buyers Can Avoid New Charges- Read More

Ruling Could Lead to Longer Sessions – Read More

Long Line Vies for Vacant Supervisor Seat – Read More

Online Shopping, Aging Population Drive Job Growth- Read More

Fernandez Resigns to Join Biden Administration – Read More

Court Rules Against Lawmakers in Single-Subject Dispute – Read More

Townsend to Lead Senate Government Committee – Read More

Fann Not Running for Re-Election – Read More

Nutt Resigns LD14 House Seat- Read More

Goodyear Family Inspires Boater Safety Proposal- Read More

Commission Approves Draft Legislative and Congressional Maps-Read More

County Supervisors Appoint 3 Lawmakers – Read More

GOP Schools Chief Race Draws Crowded Field – Read More

School Board Group’s Copyrights in Crosshairs – Read More

OSHA Moves to Strip State of Ability to Regulate Worker Safety – Read More

Supervisors Pick New LD28 Lawmaker – Read More

Attorneys Argue Over Minimum Wage Penalty in Court – Read More

State Launches Cyber Security Center – Read More

Friese Plans to Resign LD9 House Seat – Read More

Time Runs Out for Challenge to New Election Laws at Ballot- Read More

In Their Court- Read More

Tax Cut Likely to Go to Voters – Read More

Importing Water for Drought Fix, Huge Project – Read More

Ninja Report Likely to Spur Election Legislation – Read More

Supervisor Chucri Resigns After Secret Recording Released – Read More

ADOT Refunds Vehicle Fees to 200K Car Owners – Read More

Pratt- Elder Statesman of Legislature- Dies – Read More

Tucking Policy in Budget to Get to Tested in Court – Read More

Ducey Taps Former Surgeon General to Increase Vax Rate- Read More

AG Says Businesses Can Make Workers Get Vaccination – Read More

Water Shortage to Keep Legislature Busy in ’22 – Read More

Free Enterprise Club Seeks Voter ID Requirements for Mailed Ballots – Read More

Ducey Bars Local Governments From Imposing Vaccine Mandates- Read More

Steps to Replace Navarrete – Read More

Mask Mandate Clash Heats Up – Read More

Making Competitive Political Districts ‘Complicated’ – Read More

Several Lawmakers Weighing Resignation- Read More

Primaries 1-Year Away, Races Taking Shape- Read More

State Sets Rules for Sports Betting- Read More

State Health Director to Leave Post- Read More

State Senator Among Arrested Protestors at Sinema’s Office- Read More

Arizona Won’t Follow CDC Mask Advice – Read More

Senate Audit Fundraising Boon for GOP – Read More

Public Education Groups Launch Referendums – Read More

School Choice Groups Call Session a Win- Read More

Flat Tax A Legacy of GOP Caucus- Read More

Ducey Accomplishes ’21 Legislative Goals- Read More

Q&A with Gov. Doug Ducey- Read More

Voters Out to Veto 2021 Legislation – Read More

Ducey Picks Former Aide for Supreme Court- Read More

Early Voter Law Changed Before SCOTUS Ruling- Read More

In a Power Play, Senators Override Ducey’s Veto – Read More

Voucher Expansion Proposal Puts Udall, John on the Spot – Read More

Senate Approves $13 Billion Budget, House Goes Home – Read More

House Dems Walk Out Stalls GOP Budget – Read More

Still No Budget 2 Weeks After Mass Veto- Read More

Campaign to Give DREAMers In-State Tuition Begins- Read More

Retired Gen. McGuire Jumps Into Arizona Senate Race – Read More

House Flounders Bid to Pass Tax Bills – Read More

Budget Impasse Triggers Talk of Shutdown – Read More

Governor’s Budget ‘Tantrum’ Miffs Lawmakers – Read More

Hobbs Begins Campaign for Governor- Read More

Former News Anchor Jumps Into Gubernatorial Race – Read More

No Show Senator, Holdouts Bog Down Budget- Read More

Panels Advance Budget Bills, GOP Holdouts Seek Compromise- Read More

Feds OK New Arizona Tribal Casino and Sports Betting Deal- Read More

Passing $12.8B Means Appeasing Several Republicans- Read More

From Tragedy Comes a Bill to Save Lives  – Read More

Telehealth Boom Spawns Changes to Arizona Law – Read More

Booze to go Gets House Approval – Read More

Regent to Seek Governor’s Office- Read More

Yee to Push Trump Platform in Run for Governor – Read More

Regulator Scorned for Vote on Energy Rules –Read More

Ducey Signs Protection Measures for Police – Read More

Ducey Signs Divisive Election Bill – Read More

Proposal to Give ‘Dreamers’ In-State Tuition Goes to Ballot –Read More

Lawmaker: Retaliation Behind Dem Votes on Vaping Bill – Read More

GOP Lawmaker Revives In-State Tuition for ‘Dreamers’ – Read More

Ducey Signs Bill for 4-Year Community College Degrees – Read More

Ducey Reinstates Job-Seeking Requirement for Unemployed – Read More

State’s Top Court Got This Election Case Wrong – Read More

Supreme Court Considers Education Tax Arguments- Read More

GOP Lawmakers Defend Election Bills – Read More

Tourism Taxing Districts Could be Coming Soon- Read More

New Compacts Bring More Than Sports Wagering – Read More

Sex Education Bill Goes to Governor- Read More

Bet On It-Sports Wagering to Become Law- Read More

Ducey Vetoes First Bill This Year – Read More

Fed Funding for Small Arizona Cities at Risk- Read More

Lawmaker Urges Schools Chief to Tap Relief Funds- Read More

Ducey Signs Bill to Protect Businesses From COVID-Related Lawsuits- Read More

Effort to Regulate Vacation Rentals Dies- Read More

Candidates Can Start Gathering Signatures for State, Federal Office – Read More

Bill Gives Schools Flexibility in Meeting Needs of Each Student- Read More

House in Favor of COVID Lawsuit Protection- Read More

Officials Say HR 1 Couls Wreak Havoc on AZ Elections – Read More

Ducey Lifts COVID Restrictions, But City Officials Object- Read More

Senate Panel Approves Community College Aid – Read More

Arizona Opens Vaccine Appointments to Everyone 16 and Older – Read More

Democratic Lawmaker Kirsten Engel Announces Run for Congress- Read More

Gambling Bill Stalls in Senate as Politics Take Shape- Read More

Key Criminal Justice Bills Dormant in Senate – Read More

Democratic Arizona Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick Won’t Seek Re-Election- Read More

Former Nogales Mayor Announces Bid for Governor-Read More

House Panel Advances Bill to Restrict Short-Term Rentals- Read More

Bipartisan ‘Political Science Experiment’ Plays in Legislature  – Read More

Bill Gives Wrongfully Convicted New Chance at Freedom – Read More

House Panel OKs Bill to Let College Athletes Profit From Skills- Read More

Lawmakers in Negotiations on $1B in Tax Cuts, Flat Income Tax_- Read More

Jobless Benefits Bill Puts Ducey in Political Pickle_- Read More

Sports Betting Bill Gets House Approval – Read More

Senate Changes Rules to Allow Votes Cast Remotely- Read More

Up Next for COVID Vaccine: 55 and Older- Read More

Bill Helps Taxpayers Avoid Prop. 208 Surcharge – Read More

Study Looks at Economic Benefit of Early Prison Release – Read More

Senate Votes to Add County Supervisors in Maricopa, Pima- Read More

House Passes Bill for 4-Year Community College Degrees-Read More

AG Weighs In On Governor’s Emergency Powers- Read More

Pledge of Allegiance Mandate for Kids Advances – Read More

In-State Tuition for Dreamers One Step Closer – Read More

Senate Passes Voucher Expansion Bill – Read More

House Panel OKs Criminal Sentencing Changes –  Read More

Hoffman Asks Lawmakers to Fully Fund Distance Learning – Read More

Senate Panel OKs Voucher Expansion Bill – Read More

Details Emerge on Gambling Expansion – Read More

Teller Leaves Legislature to Join Biden Administration – Read More

GOP Bill Would Allow Lawmakers to Override Electoral Votes- Read More

Census Data for Redistricting, Apportionment Delayed- Read More

Senate Takes 1st Step to Trim Gvernor’s Emergency Powers- Read More

Lawmaker Wants 60% of Voters to OK Ballot Measures – Read More

Proposal Would Add 30 Members to AZ House – Read More

DHS Allows Tagalongs to Get COVID Vaccine- Read More

New IRC Chair Wants to Avoid Tiebreaker Role – Read More

Recreational Marijuana Could Be Available Within Days – Read More

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to Attend Biden Inauguration- Read More

Redistricting Commission Postpones Choice of Chair- Read More

Ducey Seeks Expansion of Gaming to Allow Sports Betting- Read More

Arizona Corporation Commission Elects New Department Chair –  Read More

Misinformation, Lack of Transparency Plague Vaccine Rollout – Read More

Arizona Protestors Calm as Mob Storms U.S. Capitol- Read More

Vaccinations Begin in AZ as COVID Cases Spike – Read More

GOP Lawmaker Introduces Legislation to Curtail Governor’s Emergency Powers – Read More

Electors Vote as Lawmakers Hold Hearing on Election – Read More

Staff Fears Safety Plans for Session Lacking – Read More

Senate to Hold Hearings on 2020 Election – Read More

The Arizona State Senate plans to hold a public hearing on how the 2020 election was conducted, now that every legal challenge to the state’s election results has been dismissed.Judge Rejects GOP Official’s Efforts to Void Election Won by Biden – Read More

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Vaccine on the Way, Ducey Spurns More Restrictions –Read More

Petition Partners Charged with Crimes in Connection with Bonus Program – Read More

GOP County Chairs Urge Ducey to Call Special Session – Read More

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Republicans Aim to Pull Veil From Small Political Contributions- Read More

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Ducey scores free body cams for state troopers- 
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Alone among Democrats, Sinema stays silent on GOP Supreme Court push – Read More

Another round of voter-approved minimum wage boosts to take effect- Read More

Arizona Senate race could impact confirmation of new justice – Read More

Ducey, Hobbs at odds over election procedures for nursing homes residents- Read More

Decade of Dem gains sets stage for nail-biter legislative races – Read More

NAU President Rita Cheng to leave post in 2022 – Read More

Court sides with governor in dispute over bars closure – Read More

Ducey delays waterpark reopening with move to federal court- Read More

McSally concerned about Trump-Kelly voters- Read More

Landlords sue, say Ducey lacks authority to stop evictions- Read More

Water parks sue to reopen – Read More

Ducey appeals court order to reopen gyms – Read More

Health club chain loses challenge to Ducey’s executive order – Read More

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Campaign to tax rich for schools turns in signatures for ballot –Read More

Health care initiative submits signatures- Read More

Arizona adds tens of thousands of jobs in May- Read More

Governor gives cities, counties power to require masks in public _ Read More

Ripple effect of lockdown hits Arizona as COVID cases increase sharply- Read More

Arizona virus hospitalizations climb past 1,000, new record- Read More

Schools chief issues ‘roadmap’ to reopen classrooms – Read More

Arizona cities refuse to enforce statewide curfew- Read More

Arizona Gov. Ducey: Classes to resume in the fall, summer schools and day camps can resume- Read More

Former DCS Director Greg McKay leaves child-welfare nonprofit after brief tenure- Read More

State to finally send out unemployment aid – Read More

Arizona state senator, family test positive for COVID-19 – Read More

Candidates head to court to defend petition challenges- Read More

Governor’s Office: State to mirror Trump’s plan, not ready to reopen- Read More

Unemployment skyrockets- Read More

Biden wins Arizona Democratic primary in coronavirus shadow – Read More

Virus impact spreads to elections, campaigning- Read More

Community colleges to stay with only 2-year degrees- Read More

Tax cut still in play as COVID-19 affects economy, Ducey says – Read More

Court finds fed law supersedes Arizona ‘balance billing’ law- Read more

Court upholds Ducey’s decision on U.S. Senate election – Read More

Group starts campaign to put school voucher restrictions on ballot- Read More

Republicans press to remove oversight of voucher program away from education agency- Read More

4 GOP lawmakers align with Democrats to kill tax cuts for veterans- Read More

Bill limits use of unmarked cars for traffic enforcement- Read More

Democrats fire first salvo in redistricting battle- Read More

Ducey, legislative leaders cave to pressure on ‘sanctuary city’ bill- Read More

GOP lawmaker proposes legislation to allow ‘dreamers’ in-state tuition- Read More

Chairman tosses objectors to ‘sanctuary city’ referral from hearing- Read More

GOP legislator wants out-of-state political contributions outlawed- Read More

Ducey asks 9th Circuit to void court decision on land trust- Read More

Parents in voucher program hold onto funds, amass large sums- Read More

Education Department blunder puts ESA parent names in hands of group that opposes expansion of voucher program- Read More

Arizona Public Service vows all clean power by 2050- Read More

Love letters from lawmaker to lobbyist raise ethical questions- Read More

Tough opioids bill draws skepticism from lawmakers- Read More

Vets, deregulation, corrections, education top Ducey’s 2020 priorities- Read More

Bill would allow Arizona college athletes to earn endorsement money- Read More

Lawmakers push for more protections for firefighters with cancer – Read More

Attorney General says Phoenix wrong over Sky Harbor fee hike- Read More

Shope to carry Sanctuary City bill at Ducey’s behest – Read More

Bill bans sex ed in elementary, middle schools- Read More

Attorney General files suit against vaping companies-Read More

Judge lets Arizona law on initiative petitions to stand- Read More

Lawmaker seeks community service option for traffic tickets – Read More

Navajo Nation threatens AG with lawsuit over elections procedures-Read More

Dem bill adds autism to list of medical marijuana illnesses- Read More

Petersen’s attorney lobs ethics claim at County Attorney as he prepares for hearing on suspension- Read More

Petersen’s suspension in limbo after appeals hearing- Read More

Migrant apprehensions rise for the third month straight at the Tucson border- Read More

Ducey hints slow-down at ports of entry temporary – Read More

GOP lawmaker proposes slew of regulations on medical marijuana-Read More