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Governmental Affairs

In order to achieve our vision of “Creating the Best Business Climate on the Planet”, the Midland Chamber of Commerce takes an active stance regarding legislation that will impact our business community. Therefore, we:

  • Actively monitor issues
  • Provide updates, including call-to-action updates as needed; and
  • Act as liaison and voice the position of the chamber to our elected officials

Current  News / Issues

The Midland Chamber of Commerce has adopted a resolution supporting Proposition 7 on the November election ballot. 
Click here to download the full resolution text.

We are currently compiling results from the survey regarding the 2016-17 Advocacy Agenda topics. Thank you to those who participated.

Click here to  view our current Advocacy Agenda (Completed every other year - primary document developed for distribution in non-legislative years - in order to advocate prior to development and submission of legislation, with interim changes made as needed [Texas Legislature] ).

Letter sent to the EPA regarding proposed Ozone regulations

Letter sent to Elected officials regarding proposed changes to the Texas Franchise Law

Letter sent to Chamber members (via email and FaceBook) advocating that the federal ban on oil & gas exports be lifted

There are no other items to report at this time.
Please check back often for new updates.
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Member Feedback


We want to hear from our Chamber members. If you have a governmental concern (local, state or federal).
To submit your concern, please complete the form below. Our Governmental Affairs Committee will research the issue and make a recommendation to our Board of Directors. While we will respond to every issue, we can not guarantee that the Chamber will take action on every issue.

If you prefer, you may DOWNLOAD, review and complete our governmental affairs process form.
You can submit via:

Or Standard Mail:
Midland Chamber of Commerce
ATTN: Govt. Affairs
109 N. Main St.
Midland, TX 79701