Cleared for Takeoff

January 4, 2021Doug Peters, President & CEO of the Abilene Chamber

The final months of a normal year in the Chamber business are plenty busy. Planning, forecasting, collecting input and feedback … Read More >

This group will make a difference

October 12, 2020Doug Williamson, Director of Governmental Affairs

Last week, you heard from the current Chamber Chair, Marshall Morris (First Financial Bank), on your Chamber Board’s goals for … Read More >

Governor Abbott Update on Open Texas

September 17, 2020Doug Williamson, Director of Government Affairs

This afternoon, Governor Greg Abbott announced that much of Texas businesses can reopen. He based the decision on the lowered … Read More >

An Update on Business Advocacy

June 19, 2020Doug Williamson, Director of Governmental Affairs

It’s been a very business time lately. Your Governmental Affairs team took on several parts of the Abilene Chamber of … Read More >

Priorities Abound

March 22, 2020Doug Peters, President and CEO of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce

Let me lead by saying that I am truly sorry for all that you, your families and your associates have … Read More >

WayFair Ruling for Texas

February 14, 2020

Background In June of 2018, the United States Supreme Court ruled states could collect taxes on internet sales (The Wayfair … Read More >