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Public Policy

Strengthening Houston's thriving business environment is critical to our members' mission of making Houston the best place to live, work and build a business. At the Greater Houston Partnership, high-caliber business leaders bring their priorities, and together with the Public Policy Division, elected officials and community organizations, we shape solutions to the region's most pressing issues. As advocates for strong public policy at all levels of government, the Partnership works with our members to make Houston even greater.

Priority Issues

The Partnership's priority issues focus on advancing Houston as a great global city through strong policy that fosters long-term growth and upward economic mobility for the region.

Greater Houston HUB

The Greater Houston HUB is an initiative that unites higher education and business leaders focused to advance the greater Houston region's higher education ecosystem. 

Committees

The Partnership's impact work happens through committees, which convene business and community leaders to fuel the growth and vitality of the Houston region. For an overview of focus areas and summary of 2019 Committee work, click here

Developing policies to strengthen Houston’s position as the Energy Capital of the World and a leader through the global energy transition

Advancing economic development policy issues carrying tax and fiscal considerations

Developing policies that address cost drivers and obstacles to access quality care in greater Houston

Growing and strengthening the region’s higher-education-to-workforce ecosystem

Advancing immigration policies that support greater Houston’s growth and opportunity

Focusing on public education quality, school finance and outcomes

Developing policies conducive to Houston’s burgeoning digital tech ecosystem

Building a blueprint to meet the region’s transportation and infrastructure policy needs

Future of Texas

The Future of Texas Program features elected officials shaping Texas' future, giving Partnership members the opportunity to engage with these leaders and hear their perspectives on our state's most pressing issues.

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Get in touch with our team to:

  • Learn more about the Partnership's policy priorities
  • Get involved in a policy committee and meet industry peers 
  • Help shape the Partnership's policy initiatives
Taylor Landin
Senior Vice President and Chief Policy Officer
Public Policy
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tlandin@houston.org
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713-844-3624
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