AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today participated in a Fireside Chat at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 Meeting (CCC100) in Austin. The Governor and CCC100 Chairman Matt Shay discussed the importance of workforce development and the strategies behind Texas’ continued economic success.
“CEOs and business leaders continue to invest in Texas because of our high quality workforce and our commitment low taxes and reasonable regulations,” said Governor Abbott. “However, as the global marketplace shifts to a 21st century economy, Texas must focus on the future. That is why the Lone Star State will continue to diversify its economy and invest in our workforce to ensure we remain a global powerhouse.”
The Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 is comprised of chamber executives from across the country that represent the various perspectives of chambers and their members. Twice a year, CCC100 members come together for an exclusive meeting to address issues facing local and regional chambers.