Thursday, November 18, 2010
Stop the Conference: The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Conference Cancellations Due to Arizona’s S.B. 1070
The Center for American Progress has released a report on the negative economic impacts of Aruiizona's immigration law. Passage of S.B. 1070 triggered a backlash against Arizona and led many national organizations and opinion leaders to call for economic boycotts. Arizona’s convention industry felt the effects of this backlash immediately when major groups and associations started canceling events and conventions in the state.