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The Importance of the 2020 Census

Aug 17, 2020

Written by: Dr. M. Ray Perryman This article was originally published on the Perryman Group website on August 12, 2020. Accurate Census counts are far more than just a matter of interest. They are vital to ensuring adequate federal funding for various programs, appropriate representation in Congress, and an understanding of demographic trends to plan…

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Appointed Office Initiative

Dec 26, 2019

Did you know that in one four-year term, the Texas State Governor appoints over 1,500 Texans to serve our great state on various state boards, commissions, councils, and task forces? It is vitally important that the governor fill these positions with the sharpest minds – and we’d say individuals – with strong business insight. If…

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A Look Back at the 86th Texas Legislative Session

Dec 18, 2019

Article written by Jessica Attas, VP of Public Policy at the Greater Waco Chamber, published in the 2019 third-quarter edition of Greater Waco Business magazine. With kids back in school and football season officially underway, the 86th Texas Legislative Session, which ran from January to May, is well behind us. This was a highly productive…

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State of the State Luncheon

Dec 12, 2019
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State of the Nation Luncheon

Dec 2, 2019
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State of Public Education Breakfast

Nov 20, 2019
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State of the City and County Luncheon

Nov 13, 2019
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A Constitutional Election: November 2019

Oct 31, 2019

A Constitutional Election: November 2019 Early voting began last Monday, October 21 and runs through this Friday, November 1, with Election Day on November 5. This year is known as a constitutional election year, with ten proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot. Countdown to Elections Fun fact: Texas State constitution was written in 1876 and…

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Midway ISD Bond Resolution

Oct 22, 2019

Midway ISD Bond Resolution WHEREAS, the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce is charged with strengthening, growing, and diversifying the regional economy, and attracting and retaining talented, creative individuals, and WHEREAS, regional employers consistently indicate that access to talent is one of their most important needs and greatest challenges, and is vital to their ability to…

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Cameron Park Zoo Bond Resolution

Oct 22, 2019

Cameron Park Zoo Bond Resolution WHEREAS, the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce is charged with strengthening, growing, and diversifying the regional economy, and attracting and retaining talented, creative individuals, and WHEREAS, communities offering a high quality of life enjoy a competitive advantage in retaining and growing their existing businesses and industries, attracting new business investment,…

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