United States Chamber of Commerce Endorses Lea Marquez Peterson
Tucson, AZ – Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business federation representing more than three million businesses and organizations of every size endorsed former small business owner, current President of the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Republican Lea Marquez Peterson for Congress in Arizona’s 2nd District.
Lea Marquez Peterson issued the following statement:
“NFIB is the voice for small businesses across the nation and I am honored to have their support in my campaign for Congress. Helping small businesses is something I am deeply passionate about and it has been my focus as President of the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Southern Arizona’s economy is comprised of over 94% small businesses and it’s critical that voters elect someone that will continue to promote pro-growth policies that move our economy forward. I am eager to work with NFIB in the future as we collaborate on growing Southern Arizona’s economy,”
NFIB officials had the following to say:
Arizona State Director Chad Heinrich: “As a lifelong Arizonan and former business owner, Lea Marquez Peterson has a deep understanding of the challenges Arizona’s small businesses face. We are confident that she will stand up for small business in the U.S. House and will work to protect small business tax cuts and eliminate burdensome regulations. On behalf of our members in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District, we are proud to endorse Lea Marquez Peterson for election to the United States House of Representatives.”
National Political Director Sharon Sussin: “Lea Marquez Peterson knows the issues that small businesses care about firsthand. With her extensive background and policy goals, she will be a strong advocate for small businesses in the U.S. House. We are glad to endorse her today.”