Author Archives: admin

2017 Arizona Legislative Session Adjourns Sine Die

The Arizona Legislature wrapped up the 2017 Legislative Session on May 10th, bringing the session duration to 122 days. Of the 1,079 bills originally posted, 353 were passed. The Governor signed 342 into law and vetoed 11. The FY18 budget … Continue reading

Posted in Legislative News |

Launch of the North America Now Forum Series

The City of Phoenix, Arizona Mexico-Commission, Arizona Commerce Authority, Arizona Department of Transportation and the Transportation and Trade Corridor Alliance in collaboration with the Phoenix Business Journal launched the North America Now Forum Series with its inaugural event titled “What’s … Continue reading

Posted in Client News, International News |

AzLTA on Capitol Hill

On May 18, 2017, the Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association led a delegation of board members and hotel operators to Washington, DC to meet with Arizona Congressional members to advocate on behalf of the lodging and tourism industry by communicating … Continue reading

Posted in Client News, Legislative News |

Valley Partnership Honors Senator Worsley and Representative Leach with the 2017 Legislators of the Year Award

Last week, Valley Partnership honored State Senator Bob Worsley and Representative Vince Leach with the 2017 Legislators of the Year Award because of their commitment to responsible development. Senator Worsley has been a leader at the legislature on long-term planning … Continue reading

Posted in Client News |

Romero Appointed to Teach for America Associate Board of Directors

Lorna Romero, Vice President of Communications and Advocacy, was recently appointed to the Teach for America Associate Board of Directors. In this capacity, Lorna will join a cadre of young professionals helping to advocate for Teach for America’s mission of … Continue reading

Posted in Molera Alvarez News |

Hermosillo Trade Office Opens, Attracts Investment in Phoenix

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Councilman Michael Nowakowski led a delegation of Phoenix public and private sector leaders on a successful mission to the City of Hermosillo, Sonora, March 28 to 30, 2017, to officially open the City’s Northern Mexico … Continue reading

Posted in Client News, International News |

Molera Alvarez Hosts Fundraiser for Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich

Ruben Alvarez and Jaime Molera, along with their host committee, held a fundraiser to support the re-election campaign of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich. “General Brnovich is a proven leader for Arizona and he is showing how good policies can … Continue reading

Posted in Molera Alvarez News |

Molera Alvarez Presents to Arizona/Sonora Joint Legislative Committee

Molera Alvarez Partner Jaime A. Molera presented to a Joint Legislative Committee from the respective Arizona and Sonora, Mexico legislatures, on behalf of the Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association. Mr. Molera gave the committee information on the economic effects of … Continue reading

Posted in International News, Legislative News |

Valley Partnership Leads Effort to Reform GPLET Program

Last week, Arizona Governor Ducey signed H.B. 2213 (GPLET Reform) into law, legislation that reformed a vital economic development tool in Arizona. Valley Partnership, with the assistance of the legislative affairs team at Molera Alvarez, spearheaded the effort to turn … Continue reading

Posted in Client News, Legislative News |

Phoenix and Hermosillo Advance Entrepreneurship Exchanges

A Phoenix trade delegation organized by Molera Alvarez met with the leadership of the Monterrey Institute of Technology (the “Tec”) business incubator in Hermosillo, Sonora, on March 29, to further exchanges of entrepreneurship talent and ideas. The March visit followed … Continue reading

Posted in Client News, International News |