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85th Texas Legislature Preview

WHAT TO WATCH FOR DURING THE 2017 SESSION  By Craig Casselberry In recent years Texas has received numerous well-deserved accolades for our business climate, job growth and economic development. So what can the 85th Texas Legislature do to build on that foundation when they convene in January of 2017? The state budget is a primary […]Read More

The Skills Gap in Texas

THREE STEPS CEOS CAN TAKE TO CLOSE THE GAP By Amy Holloway Texas has been an economic juggernaut during the past decade. Between 2004 and 2013, the Lone Star state was responsible for one out of every three jobs created in the US. Perhaps even more impressively, Texas avoided critical shortages of workers despite its […]Read More

Don’t Outsource American Jobs

A Commentary by Mike Rollins When a wide range of political leaders agree on something, you can bet it has broad support. And that’s certainly true of the bipartisan call for Congress to re-authorize the Export Import Bank to help American companies do business overseas. The Bank’s value is undisputed – it supported $27 billion […]Read More

The 2015 Jobs Agenda

Bill Hammond, CEO of the Texas Association of Business, brought his 2015 Jobs Agenda to the Austin Club sharing the association’s legislative preview and priorities for 2015 in an event sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance. Roads & Infrastructure Hammond began by addressing needs related to Texas’ infrastructure, stating that the TAB was seeking a total […]Read More