News & Media

March Legislative Update

Members of our EVP Advocacy & Government Relations Committee are receiving weekly updates from our government public relations firm Triadovcates.The following information will provide a snapshot of Legislative Bills and discussions as of March 10th, 2017:

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4 Reasons to Attend The Next Education/ Business Committee Meeting

2017 East Valley Statespersons’ Luncheon – Sponsored by APS

Join us April 19th from 11:30am to 1:30pm at the ASU Memorial Union Ventana Ballroom for the 2017 East Valley Statespersons’ Luncheon sponsored by Arizona Public Service (APS).

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February Legislative Update

Arizona’s 53rd State Legislature is early in their session and over 700 bills have been introduced. Members of our EVP Advocacy & Government Relations Committee are receiving weekly updates from our government public relations firm Triadovcates. A few highlights from the recent update include the following:

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Join us at the East Valley Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast

Join us for the East Valley Mayors’ Prayer breakfast on March 15th at 7:00 am at Chandler-Gilbert Community College Coyote Center.

The East Valley Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast is a unique opportunity to join together leaders from the public and private sectors, local businesses, faith groups, non-profits and other community organizations for a time of reflection, inspiration, and collaboration.

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East Valley Partnership Welcomes New Board Chair and Vice-Chair

Wells Fargo Bank VP Business Banking Manager Rhonda Curtis to Serve as Board Chair

The East Valley Partnership (EVP), a business advocacy group dedicated to improving business and quality of life in the East Valley region of greater Phoenix, has welcomed new board leadership since the untimely passing of Board Chair, Rick Jones this past December.

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ASU President Michael Crow’s EVP Econ Forum Keynote is Now Available for Replay!

Arizona State President, Dr. Michael Crow, discussed insight on the culture of innovation that he has established at ASU (which was recently named the #1 Most Innovative University in the Nation for the 2nd year in a row by US News and World Report), his take on the Arizona Economy and where it might be headed in the future.

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ICYMI: 2016 Economic Forum Was a Success!

The 2016 PHX East Valley Economic Forum at the Tempe Mission Palms was a huge success! With over 450 people in attendance, we honored our 2016 award recipients Richard Morrison with the Dwight Patterson Lifetime Achievement Award and Cox Communications with the Kerry Dunne Sustaining Leadership Award.

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2017 Economic Profile & Asset Map

Packed with comprehensive stats and facts on everything from climate, to population demographics, to real estate averages, local commute times, education and more. See why the PHX East Valley continues to thrive.

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Longtime Insurance Executive and EVP Chair, Rick Jones Dies

By Paul Maryniak, Tribune Managing Editor

Rick Jones, a longtime Mesa insurance executive known for his commitment to his family and the community, died Dec. 12, four days after he turned 65.

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