WASHINGTON - This week, U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) joined with Congressman Michael Burgess (TX-26) to recognize the Frisco Chamber of Commerce on receiving a five-star accreditation from the United States Chamber of Commerce on the House Floor.
Watch Congressman Taylor's full remarks here and read his full statement below. Transcript of Congressional Record:
A 7th generation Texan, Congressman Van Taylor is a dedicated family man, successful businessman, and decorated Marine Officer. Taylor served Collin County both in the Texas House of Representatives and Texas Senate. Today, Taylor is proud to serve on the House Committee on Education and Labor as well as the House Committee on Homeland Security.
|While speaking in the House Chamber, Rep. Taylor said, “Today I rise with my fellow Texan, Dr. Burgess, to congratulate the Frisco Chamber of Commerce for earning a five-star accreditation from the United States Chamber of Commerce” He continued, “After earning this accreditation, the Frisco Chamber is now among the top two percent of Chambers in the nation to receive this Prestigious designation.”|
|"Madam Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to address the House for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. Today, I rise with my fellow Texas Congressman, Dr. Burgess, to congratulate the Frisco Chamber of Commerce on earning a 5-Star Accreditation from the United States Chamber of Commerce. Frisco is home to some of the most innovative and booming businesses in Texas and throughout the entire country. Partnering with approximately 1,300 member businesses who represent more than 75,000 employees, the Frisco Chamber of Commerce goes above and beyond to provide the business community with a powerful voice through its advocacy efforts and partnerships. The Frisco Chamber received the highest accreditation awarded by the U.S. Chamber as a result of their effective organizational procedures and community involvement. After earning this accreditation, the Frisco Chamber is now among the top two percent of Chambers in the nation to receive this Prestigious designation. I ask my colleagues in the House of Representatives to join me in congratulating the Frisco Chamber of Commerce on this tremendous achievement. I yield back."|