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Key Outcomes of the 87th Texas Legislative Session

7/5/21
The Greater Houston Partnership is the region's primary business advocate and works on behalf of and alongside our 900 member companies to advance policy that supports continued economic growth…
Public Policy

87th Legislative Summary: Transportation, Infrastructure and Business Issues

7/1/21
With the end of the 87th Texas Legislative Session, the Partnership produced a summary report on its legislative priorities. This post focuses on outcomes related to priorities of Houston's business…
Public Policy

87th Legislative Session Summary: Access

6/29/21
At the conclusion of the 87th Texas Legislative Session, the Partnership produced a summary report on its legislative priorities. To highlight priority policy issues featured in that summary, this…
Economic Development

Texas Sets Stage for Education, Economic Success

6/21/21
State lawmakers have handed business and industry leaders a future-focused win. By aligning the work of the state’s three major education and workforce bodies, Texas and Texans are now set up for…
Membership

Deferred for Nine Years – Congressional Action Needed for “Dreamers”

6/15/21
This month marks the ninth anniversary of the creation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The DACA program, implemented in 2012 by the Department of Homeland Security…
Public Policy

Future of Texas – Unscripted: End of 87th Regular Legislative Session

6/4/21
In this final episode of Future of Texas – Unscripted, we discuss Sine Die for the 87th Legislative Session - what bills got passed, what bills got slashed, and what is yet to come. Partnership Vice…