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FAST FIVE | Quick & Important AMC Updates | June 2020
June 15, 2020
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APRIL 2020 | Arizona-Mexico Commission News
May 06, 2020
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MARCH 2020 | Arizona-Mexico Commission News
April 01, 2020
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New Rio Salado Partnership with UNILÍDER
March 08, 2020
"A new partnership between Rio Salado College and Universidad UNILÍDER is helping students and instructors increase their educational options in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. The partnership was made official during a signing ceremony on Feb. ...
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FEBRUARY 2020 | Arizona-Mexico Commission News
February 28, 2020
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JANUARY 2020 | Arizona-Mexico Commission News
January 31, 2020
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2019: Strengthening the Arizona-Mexico Relationship
January 02, 2020
Office of the Governor FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   PHOENIX — In 2019, Arizona continued to strengthen collaboration, economic growth and trade with its neighbors in Mexico, especially Sonora. The Arizona-Mexico Commission, which works to improve the economic prosperity ...
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2019 AMC Year in Review
December 30, 2019
Arizona's relationship with Mexico and the state of Sonora has never looked brighter. This year was a celebration of our legacy filled with many successes. It was also a defining year that ...
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60 Years Ago, Arizona Pledged to be a Good Neighbor to Mexico. Here's Where We are Today
December 08, 2019
Juan Ciscomani, opinion contributor
"For 60 years, Arizona has maintained a strong relationship with Sonora. But we need a new federal trade deal to grow stronger. In 1959, a gallon of gas cost 30 cents, Dwight D. ...
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AMC NEWS | November 2019
December 04, 2019
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ICYMI: Why Congress Must Act Quickly To Pass USMCA Trade Deal
November 12, 2019
"The number of working days left for Congress in 2019 now numbers in the dozens, but there is still time left to accomplish one big, essential thing: Pass the United States-Mexico-Canada ...
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CSA Summit Recap
November 07, 2019
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AMC NEWS | October 2019
November 04, 2019
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AMC NEWS | September 2019
October 02, 2019
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AZ Daily Star | Gov. Ducey: Calling On Congress
September 27, 2019
"Roll back the calendar 25 years and what do you have? A world without high-speed internet, hybrid cars or smartphones. A time when the word “cloud” referred only to something in the ...
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AMC Leadership Announcement
September 17, 2019
"Dear AMC friends, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Lorena Rueda as the Arizona-Mexico Commission’s Chief Operations Officer." Read More... ...
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Now is the time.
September 16, 2019
"Today Governor Ducey sat down with the United States Trade Representative Ambassador Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Suzanne Clark to discuss the need for the ratification of the ...
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AMC NEWS | August 2019
September 04, 2019
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Arizona Needs USMCA
August 27, 2019
"Now is the time for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Today, we launched the USMCA NOW website - your resource to learn more and get engaged in securing our state’s trade future." Read More... ...
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AMC NEWS | July 2019
August 01, 2019
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Vecinos
July 30, 2019
"As part of the Arizona-Mexico Commission's 60th Anniversary celebration, the Commission partnered with Chamber Business News to publish Vecinos, a magazine that highlights the history of the organization as well as recent successes." Read ...
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CALLING ON CONGRESS: NOW IS THE TIME FOR USMCA
July 10, 2019
"North American trade is critical to Arizona's economy. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) offers Arizona and Sonora the framework we need to build on our progress." Read More...  ...
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WORD ON THE STREET: AMC 60th Anniversary Summit
July 03, 2019
"Gov. Doug Ducey and Gov. Claudia Pavlovich took part in the last day of the Arizona-Mexico Commission’s 60th birthday celebration Friday. " Read More... ...
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CELEBRATING OUR LEGACY. DEFINING OUR FUTURE.
July 01, 2019
Sixty years ago, a vision was established for a thriving partnership between neighbors. Today, Arizona's relationship with Mexico is stronger than ever. Read More... ...
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Governors Ducey, Pavlovich Sign Joint Letters Urging Ratification of USMCA
June 19, 2019
Governor Doug Ducey and Sonora Governor Claudia Pavlovich today released joint letters urging ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).  Read More ...
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AMC NEWS | May 2019
June 03, 2019
Passed: $700,000 for a Mariposa Port of Entry Cold Inspection Facility.  Read More ...
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AMC NEWS | April 2019
May 03, 2019
60th Anniversary Summit Registration now open!  Read More ...
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AMC NEWS | March 2019
April 01, 2019
That's a wrap on a successful 2019 AMC-CSA Inter-Plenary!  Read More ...
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Governor's Luncheon Recap
March 20, 2019
Governor Ducey welcomes Ambassador Martha Bárcena for her first official visit to Arizona...  Read More ...
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AMC NEWS | February 2019
March 01, 2019
Governor Ducey supports USMCA ratification with a letter to Arizona Congressional delegation... Read More ...
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Arizona Capitol Times | Arizona-Mexico Commission: 60 years of success and friendship
February 22, 2019
Sixty years ago, Arizona Gov. Paul Fannin looked south across the border to Mexico and famously said, “God made us neighbors; let us be good neighbors.”  Read More ...
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AMC NEWS | January 2019
January 31, 2019
Arizona-Mexico relationship named priority in Governor Ducey's Inaugural Speech... Read More ...
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2018 AMC Year in Review
December 20, 2018
Strong international relationships have never been more important for the state of Arizona. And over the last four years, real progress has been made with our neighbor to the south - Mexico.  Read More ...
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Inside Tucson Business: Governor Doug Ducey: A Prosperous Arizona-Mexico Relationship
December 13, 2018
Arizona’s ties to Mexico run deep—this connection is part of our history, and increasingly a part of our future. Arizona has long enjoyed a special relationship with Mexico and our sister ...
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AMC NEWS | November 2018
December 04, 2018
Strong international relationships have never been more important. Arizona's relationship with Mexico has never been stronger. Last week, the Arizona-Mexico Commission came together with the Comisión Sonora-Arizona at the CSA/AMC Annual Meeting in ...
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AMC NEWS | October 2018
November 02, 2018
Last month, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the City of San Luis hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate ...
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ICYMI: Gateways to Arizona
October 19, 2018
Arizona's border communities are vital to our state's history, economic prosperity and relationship with Mexico. Last week the Arizona-Mexico Commission (AMC) visited three unique and flourishing border communities to highlight this special region ...
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Douglas | Nogales | Yuma-San Luis - The Gateways to Arizona
October 11, 2018
Together with our local partners, the Arizona-Mexico Commission is actively working to strengthen Arizona's ties to Mexico through impactful cross-border collaboration. Our border communities are a critical part of this work.  READ MORE. ...
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AMC NEWS | September 2018
October 03, 2018
Federal, state and local officials came together at the CA/AZ Binational Bridges and Border Crossings Regional Group Meeting in Phoenix last week, hosted by the U.S. Department of State and the Secretaría de ...
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Binational Committees Convene in Hermosillo to Plan and Set Goals
September 24, 2018
Last week, the 16 binational committees of the Arizona-Mexico Commission (AMC) and the Comisión Sonora-Arizona (CSA) came together in Hermosillo, to plan and set goals for the upcoming Plenary Meeting November 29-30. ...
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AMC NEWS | August 2018
September 10, 2018
The Arizona-Mexico Commission is proud to honor Carlos Emmermann for nearly four decades of service to the organization and the Arizona-Mexico relationship.  READ MORE  ...
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AMC NEWS | July 2018
August 01, 2018
The Arizona Department of Transportation's (ADOT) innovative International Border Inspection Qualification (IBIQ) program has officially marked a successful first year. The program is credited with increased safety and efficiency of commercial traffic at ...
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Arizona: Open for Business
July 19, 2018
Arizona is leading the nation in job creation. Governor Ducey's work to strengthen Arizona's ties to Mexico coupled with ongoing promotion of economic freedom, offer a region primed for investment, positioning Arizona ...
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Leadership In Action: 2018 Summit Recap
June 19, 2018
More than 800 business leaders and policymakers came together in Tucson, AZ last week for the Arizona-Mexico Commission 2018 Summit hosted by Governor Doug Ducey and in partnership with Sonora Governor Claudia ...
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Why Arizona Stands Out in a Global Economy
June 01, 2018
Arizona stands out in today’s global economy because of our unique partnerships with Mexico. Governor Doug Ducey and Sonora Governor Claudia Pavlovich know how to collaborate around shared priorities from supporting ...
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Honoring William K. Brooks - An Arizona Leader & Dedicated Public Servant
May 14, 2018
Honoring William K. Brooks - An Arizona Leader & Dedicated Public Servant      Arizona lost a great leader with the passing of William K. Brooks. An Arizona native, Will was born ...
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NGA North American Summit
May 08, 2018
Governor Doug Ducey hosted the National Governors Association (NGA) North American Summit this past weekend.  He welcomed governors from the United States and Mexico and premiers from Canada at The Phoenician in Scottsdale. The summit ...
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AMC NEWS | April 2018
May 01, 2018
AMC Leadership Advocates for Modernization of North American Trade Agreements            AMC leaders came together with Senator Jeff Flake and former U.S. Congressman Jim Kolbe in Washington, DC to meet with ...
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Innovative Cross-Border Partnerships in Education
April 16, 2018
Innovative Cross-Border Partnerships in Education Last week, Juan Ciscomani, Governor Ducey’s Senior Advisor for Regional and International Affairs, represented the Governor and the Arizona-Mexico Commission (AMC) in Hermosillo, Sonora joining University of ...
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AMC Committee News
March 29, 2018
AMC Binational Committees Working to Strengthen Region Through Collaboration The Arizona-Mexico Commission’s (AMC) binational committees have been hard at work this month, working for collaborative ideas and solutions that will strengthen our region. Governor Ducey has ...
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Latest Step in Strengthening Cross-Border Partnerships
March 14, 2018
Inaugural Business Expo is Latest Step in Strengthening Cross-Border Partnerships This morning, the Arizona-Mexico Commission came together with the Arizona Commerce Authority and our partners in Sonora to kick-off the inaugural Arizona-Sonora Business Expo. The ...
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New and Innovative Ideas Drive Arizona’s Economic Success
February 27, 2018
New and Innovative Ideas Drive Arizona’s Economic Success By Jessica Pacheco on behalf of the Arizona-Mexico Commission Board of Directors While the competition for investment continues to grow both domestically and abroad, Arizona is leading ...
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Arizona: Keep On Doing What You're Doing
February 22, 2018
Dear AMC Friend: Earlier this week, Governor Ducey delivered his International State of the State Address hosted by the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations, in which he reported that Arizona’s international relationships ...
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Upcoming Partner Events
February 01, 2018
Upcoming Partner Events Cumbre Sonora & Energy Roundtable 2018Wednesday & Thursday, February 14-15Are you interested in learning about the future of energy in the Sonora-Arizona region? Join Sonora’s “Cumbre Sonora & Energy ...
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Arizona at the Forefront of International Trade: Making it Happen
January 11, 2018
Arizona at the Forefront of International Trade: Making it Happen By Jessica Pacheco on behalf of the Arizona-Mexico Board of DirectorsLast week, Governor Doug Ducey announced the launch of SkyBridge Arizona, an international air logistics ...
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A Must Read: Arizona-Mexico Editorial
January 07, 2018
Dear AMC Supporter:Last week, Governor Ducey made an important announcement for Arizona and our state's relationship with Mexico - the launch of SkyBridge Arizona the nation's first international air logistics center at Phoenix-Mesa ...
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AMC 2017 Year in Review from Juan
January 04, 2018
Happy New Year! Last year was monumental for the Arizona-Mexico Commission (AMC) and our state’s relationship with Mexico under Governor Ducey's leadership. Click here or on the image below for the Arizona-Mexico Commission's full interactive ...
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