We advocate for economic development tools that are crucial to job creation.
Investment capital & innovation
We support partnerships between private industry and academia and the Governor’s University Research Initiative.
We advocate for project delivery and funding that supports urban congestion relief and enables innovative transportation technologies.
We support policies that educate and prepare each generation for college, a career, or the military, that will help every Texan pay their bills and provide for their families.
Higher education & talent
We support continuing TEXAS Grant scholarships, classifying computer science courses as CTE, and increasing opportunities for students to pursue dual-credit and P-TECH course offerings.
We support a consistent regulatory environment for municipal governments and promote flexible employer hiring practices.
State legislative agenda
The Austin Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors unanimously approved recommendations for the 86th legislative session designed to ensure Texas remains competitive.View 2019 Priorities