Governor Greg Abbott participated in a fireside chat today at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Committee of 100 (C100) meeting in Austin. Governor and Texas Association of Business President Glenn Hamer discussed the state’s world-class workforce and thriving business climate, as well as what Texas can do to still ensure more economic prosperity in the future.
“Businesses and families move to Texas because we provide an environment that empowers people to succeed on their own terms,” Governor Abbott said. “Texas offers a brand of freedom unlike any other US state: we have no income taxes, we have reduced red tape and burdensome regulations, and we continue to invest in our workforce. “young, diverse, and growing workforce. We are committed to cultivating this thriving economic climate in the years to come to ensure that all Texans have the ability to achieve their dreams.”
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Committee of 100 (C100) is made up of association leaders from across the country who represent industries ranging from energy to health care. Twice a year, C100 members gather for an exclusive meeting to discuss issues facing the business community.