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Category: Governmental Affairs

By Shona Huffman Published December 24, 2018
Here’s how we have worked this year to advocate for and educate your business on the issues that impact you. Candidate Forums to educate voters on how primary candidates and their positions would...
Posted in Advocacy
By Tony Felker Published November 29, 2018
Over the last two years, many of you have likely heard me speak about my goals for the Frisco Chamber of Commerce evolving from a “thermometer” to a “thermostat” within and around the Frisco...
Posted in Advocacy
By Tony Felker Published October 25, 2018
In order to fulfill the Frisco Chamber of Commerce’s mission statement “to protect and promote commerce,” the Frisco Chamber’s Governmental Affairs division, along with the Board of...
Posted in Advocacy
By Karen Kim Published October 25, 2018
A diverse delegation from a variety of industries embarked on a journey together on October 17 through October 19, 2018. Forty-one Frisco city and community leaders flew out of Dallas Love Field...
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By Shona Huffman Published September 24, 2018
Two major local issues will appear on the November ballot on November 6, 2018.  The Frisco Chamber of Commerce has taken a position of support for both of them.  The first is the Frisco ISD TRE and...
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By Shona Huffman Published August 30, 2018
In our efforts to “protect and promote commerce,” the Frisco Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs (GA) division looks to be proactive in working with our federal, state, and local elected...
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By Shona Huffman Published April 27, 2018
April showers bring May flowers…and if you haven’t noticed—municipal election campaign signs.  Every available corner in Frisco has a bounty of colorful signs announcing the offices the...
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By Shona Huffman Published February 27, 2018
A recent study from UT Austin ranked Texas 47th in voter turnout and 44th in voter registration.  In 2014 (the last non-presidential primary election), only 2 million of the over 14 million...
By Karen Kim Published February 02, 2018
Lower Bois D’Arc Creek Reservoir The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) received and accepted the long-awaited federal permit needed to construct the Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir....
By Karen Kim Published October 10, 2017
DOL Overtime Rule Lawsuit In September 2016, the Frisco Chamber of Commerce joined more than 50 Texas business organizations in filing a lawsuit against the Department of Labor regarding a proposed...