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87th Texas Legislature Recap

June 7, 2021Doug Williamson, Director of Government Affairs

You win some, and you lose some. I’m happy to tell you that business in Abilene came out of the … Read More >

87th Legislative Session Updates

March 19, 2021Doug Williamson, Director of Government Affairs

Speaker Phelan Addresses Power Outages Now that the senate has passed its first legislative package dealing with the power outages, … Read More >

An Update on the 87th Texas Legislature

March 15, 2021Doug Williamson, Director of Governmental Affairs

The Abilene Chamber of Commerce received a request last week to encourage the Legislature to take some action in the … Read More >

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 >