Our Government Affairs and Economic Development Council meets the fourth Thursday of every month.
Our goal is to advocate and promote for local / state / federal government policies and community decisions that are conducive to a strong regional business climate and support quality economic growth and prosperity. The Chamber engages Member businesses through the Government Affairs Council with roundtable discussions to evaluate particular impact of proposed government policies at all levels of government. Specific attention is placed on issues related to quality of life, cost of doing business, regional mobility, and economic development. The Council and Board of Directors develop appropriate support or opposition positions on policy with business perspective The Council also provides Members access to elected officials and leaders. Our Chamber leaders maintain continuous contact with elected officials to encourage a pro-business climate. Special Government Affairs programs are hosted throughout the year on relevant topics as determined by the Council. The Council also produces the Candidate Scorecard for candidates running for office in districts relevant to our membership.
If you have topics you would like the Council to review, please consider attending the Government Affairs & Economic Development Council.
You can review our Public Policy positions by clicking here