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86th Legislative Session

Bolstering a thriving business environment that fosters economic development is critical to making Houston greater. In order to advance the Houston region, the Greater Houston Partnership works to pursue policies that create a business environment attractive to leading global companies and skilled talent. In the 2019 State Legislative Session, the Partnership focused on this impact agenda that addresses the most pressing issues facing the business community and the Houston region.

The Partnership's Priorities for the 86th Legislative Session

  • Supporting a well-funded, accountable and equitable public education system that serves all children and supports our talent pipeline. Learn more in the Partnership's public school finance white paper.

  • Advocating for significant investments in infrastructure to protect both the economy and people from future storms

  • Promoting programs that provide for training of Houston’s workforce in the skill sets required for rewarding, high-demand careers

  • Maintaining competitive economic development tools

  • Encouraging policies that will further improve higher education quality and outcomes

  • To see the Partnership's 86th Legislative Session summary, click here

  • Stay up-to-date with our Policy Team on Twitter @GHP_Policy

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