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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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Census 2020

Sep 19, 2019

A complete count matters! Come back soon for more information, and in the meantime, check out www.whyIcountWaco.org.   

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USMCA ratification must trump all partisan politicking

Sep 14, 2019

Recently we at the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce had the opportunity, together with the Texas Farm Bureau, the Texas Association of Business and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, to welcome U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz to Waco for a panel discussion on the USMCA — the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. Ratification of this newly renegotiated trade…

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Waco business community expects state lawmakers, governor to get education, property-tax reform right

Jan 5, 2019

What a strong year 2018 was for Waco! In December, we celebrated 81 months of consecutive economic growth; hotel-motel spending was up 15 percent from 2017 (and we had the highest hotel occupancy rate in the state!); sales-tax collections were up 2.5 percent in year-to-date spending; and unemployment dropped to a record 3.2 percent. Not…

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