Public Policy | Greater Waco Chamber


As an organization dedicated to the economic well-being of McLennan County, the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce actively seeks to promote policies that are conducive to the further development of this region. The goal of our public policy initiative is to inform, educate, engage and advocate for the Greater Waco business community regarding relevant public policy.

Public Policy Committee

The Public Policy committee leads Chamber efforts to provide improved economic development, education, healthcare, infrastructure and environmental causes through advocacy, priority positions and regional partnerships. The Public Policy committee establishes issue-centric focus committees to advise and recommend policy priorities. The Public Policy committee connects with regional partners to develop and support beneficial regional programs.


Legislative Positions

To view legislative positions adopted by the Greater Waco Chamber’s Board of Directors, please download our 84th Texas Legislation Session book. For a brief overview of the 2017 Federal Policy Priorities, please click here. The statement strengthens the Chamber’s long-standing commitment to economic development, education, environmental protection, healthcare and transportation. The Chamber outlines its position while stating support for the state’s constitutional requirement for a balanced budget.


Fast Track Priorities

Through the public policy organization, the Chamber has the ability to address fast track priorities. Through an established action plan, the Chamber can advise members and partners on priority positions for timely communication and advocacy.


To submit an issue of concern for your business, please click here. Once this form is completed, please return to Jessica Attas.

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Waco TX 76703-1220

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