We advocate for economic development tools that are crucial to job creation, including maintaining sufficient funding in the Texas Enterprise Fund.
We advocate for project delivery and funding that reduces congestion and enables innovative transportation technologies.
We support increased funding to improve teacher quality, support Pre-K, early literacy, math proficiency, and improve K-12 learning outcomes to ensure a greater share of Texas students graduate college, career, and or are military ready.
Racial & social equity
We support policies that aid in overcoming racism and social inequities, including access to employment opportunities, healthcare, education, and affordable housing.
The Austin Chamber supports policies that cut red tape to deploying broadband infrastructure, encourages private investment and connects high-speed internet to all corners of Central Texas.
We support policies that aim to reduce the number of uninsured and improve access and affordability of healthcare in Texas.
Technology & innovation
We support legislation to protect consumer data privacy and ensure regulatory certainty for businesses and consumers alike.
State legislative agenda
The Austin Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors approved recommendations for the 88th Legislative Session.View 2023 Priorities