• About Government Affairs

  • Next Meeting:
    Thursday, September 14, 2017
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce
    551 N Valley Parkway
    Lewisville, TX
    Large Conference Room

    Federal Agenda 2017

     

    Breaking News:

    Governor Signs SB 149 Graduation Committee Bill Into Law
     

    Government Affairs for the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce is a key component in assuring that each member has a voice in business issues that affect them on the city, county, state and national level.  During the bi-monthly meeting, local, state or federal issue are discussed along with updates on topics such as current and pending legislation, transportation, roads, etc.
     
    Membership:
    Members of Government Affairs must be members in good standing of the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce. Members are strongly encouraged to attend monthly meetings to increase their knowledge on key business issues, in addition to continuing the growth of their business relationships within the community. There's no additional cost to attend the meeting. Potential members are welcome to visit two meetings before being asked to join the Chamber.
     
    Monthly Meetings:
    The Government Affairs meetings are typically held bi-monthly on the second Thursday of the month at 1:00 p.m., Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce, Large Conference Room.
     
    Goals for 2017:
    • Conduct bi-monthly meetings that focus on city, county, state and federal issues
    • Conduct the semi-annual Denton County Day in Austin and Washington D.C.
    • Advocate the LACC's State Legislative Agenda during the 85th Legislative Session
    • Develop a National Agenda for the Denton County Day and DC for 2018
    • Maintain Denton County Candidate's School
     
    2017 Chair:
    Mark Payne
    Denco Area 911 District
     
    All Legislative item requests and inquires may be forwarded to President Ray Hernandez [email protected]
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