Plano Chamber Public Policy Newsletter
CHAMBER
Votes were cast for the 2018 Midterm Election on Tuesday, November 6. To see the results for Texas, check out The Texas Tribune 's Midterm Report HERE .

PLANO CHAMBER LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES
CLICK HERE to view the Plano Chamber's Legislative Priorities for the 86th Texas Legislative Session.
LOCAL
Dallas Morning News, by Eva Marie Ayala and Nanette Light
November 14, 2018

Community Impact, by Renee Yan and Gavin Pugh
November 13, 2018
 
Community Impact, by Daniel Houston
November 12, 2018
 
Community Impact, by Nicole Luna
November 8, 2018
 
Community Impact, by Cassidy Ritter
November 7, 2018
 
Dallas Morning News, by Valerie Wigglesworth and Nanette Light
November 6, 2018
 
Dallas Morning News, by Eva Marie Ayala and Nanette Light
November 6, 2018

Community Impact, by Gavin Pugh
November 5, 2018
 
Community Impact, by Nicole Luna
October 31, 2018
STATE
The Texas State Senate and House of Representatives both held numerous interim committee hearings throughout last month. CLICK HERE to read a detailed monthly report on their activities.

Highlights include:
  • Dennis Bonnen says he has the votes for Speaker
  • 2018 Midterm Election results
  • House Appropriations Committee took up interim charges on school safety
OTHER NEWS
The Washington Post, by Paul Sonne and Shane Harris
November 14, 2018
 
New York Times, by Charlie Savage
November 14, 2018
UPCOMING EVENTS
LEGISLATIVE SEND-OFF & PUBLIC POLICY BREAKFAST
The Plano Chamber Public Policy Committee will meet on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 7:30 AM at the Chamber office. All members are welcome to attend and hear updates on a variety of issues such as transportation, education, economic development, higher education, and more.

Attendees are invited to stay for the Legislative Send-Off Breakfast at 8:30 AM to meet Plano's new delegation before they head to Austin for the 86th Texas Legislative Session. CLICK HERE for more details and to register.

PLANO LEGISLATIVE DAYS  
The next Plano Legislative Days will be held February 27-28, 2019 at The Driskill Hotel in Austin, TX. CLICK HERE for more information and to reserve your hotel room. More details forthcoming.

COLLIN COUNTY DAYS
Collin County Days will be held March 26-27, 2019 at the Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel in Austin, TX. CLICK HERE for more information and to reserve your hotel room. More details forthcoming.
STATE WEBSITES
Additional information can be obtained via the Senate, House, and Capitol websites:
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