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 >

Keeping you informed to the matters that impact your business.

February 13, 2020

The Abilene Chamber of Commerce recently asked the 2020 candidates for County Commissioner and Sheriff a few questions. The questions … Read More >

The Session’s over, but the work continues

June 14, 2019

You can’t evaluate how good the 86th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature was like you would a professional athlete. … Read More >