Source: Alyson Zepeda and Jeremy Duda, azcapitoltimes.com, May 10, 2012
The Arizona Commerce Authority came into existence nearly a year ago with a vow to be open and transparent, but the economic development agency has not followed through on all of those commitments. The Commerce Authority has refused to disclose the list of finalists for its CEO position, refused to release information about who vets applicants for a $1.5 million grant program and makes little effort to inform the public of meetings of its numerous subcommittees.
Shining a Light on the Arizona Commerce Authority, The Need for Stronger Transparency and Accountability Standards at the State’s Economic Development Corporation
Source: Benjamin Davis, Serena Unrein, Phineas Baxandall, Arizona PIRG Education Fund, May 2012