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Rove, Yajnik address CCBA policy forum. Top local execs attended the Collin County Business Alliance Policy Forum April 16 to learn about key issues under consideration in the 84th TX Leg. Report. From left: Sanjiv Yajnik, CCBA chair and pres. of Capital One‘s financial services division and Karl Rove, former dep. chief of staff & senior advisor to Pres. George W. Bush.
DALLAS – June 10, 2015 – On Friday, June 26, the Collin County Business Alliance (CCBA) will host its annual Mayoral Summit featuring keynote speaker and author of The Solution Revolution, William D. Eggers, a six-person mayoral panel discussion with mayors from Allen, Frisco, McKinney, Plano, Richardson and Wylie, and business-government round tables.
The Collin County Business Alliance recently showed it's support for the Texas Enterprise Fund in a letter to Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick, Speaker Straus, Comptroller Hegar and the Senate & House Budget Conferees. Here is an excerpt from the letter: "We represent more than 20,000 member companies throughout the state. Our people and our companies have benefited from Texas' economic strength. Despite tremendous job creation in the last six years, we are mindful that Texas lost 25,000 net jobs in March 2015. As Texas' economic growth moderates, the importance of recruiting blue-chip company relocations and expansions grows. Please make all efforts to achieve a minimum $200 million investment in the Texas Enterprise Fund.
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Serving as the voice for the business community, CCBA works to educate businesses and citizens about important local issues, advocating for individual and collective action. The CCBA hosts quarterly events such as the policy forum to help local business leaders stay abreast of current events and educate them on important issues shaping the future of Collin County.
Collin County area mayors, CEOs and other top executives attended the Collin County Business Alliance (CCBA) Policy Forum in April to learn about key issues under consideration in the 84th Texas Legislature Report.
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Collin County area mayors, CEOs, and other top executives attended the Collin County Business Alliance (CCBA) Policy Forum April 16 to learn about key issues under consideration in the 84th Texas Legislature Report.
The forum, part of CCBA’s ongoing commitment to collaborate with government and facilitate community interests, was held at the Capital One Conference Center in Plano. Issues of particular interest included taxes, higher education, early childhood education, transportation, border security and ethics reform.
The Collin County Business Alliance is putting its action where its mission is in terms of attracting businesses to the area. Now with about 40 members, mostly CEOs of local companies, the CCBA celebrated its third anniversary this month. The organization and its influence have grown, and its goal remains clearer than ever: Ensure quality education, transportation and a sufficient water supply countywide.
As Texas, in particular Collin County, continues its rapid growth by attracting new businesses to the area, it is vitally important that our community has the infrastructure to accommodate this growth. It is for this reason that the Collin County Business Alliance (CCBA) urges the passage of Proposition 1, which would allow for more than $1.6 billion to be transferred to the state highway fund to help in the construction, completion and maintenance of our state’s roads and highways. Our county has taken center stage in recent months, following the decision by Toyota Motor Corp. to move its North American headquarters to Plano from California.
Mayor in CC are working hard to attract new businesses, jobs and talent to the region. [GMT host] went to the Mayoral Transportation Summit hosted by Capital One and the Collin County Business Alliance to check out all of the new developments.
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The mayors of Plano, Allen, McKinney, Frisco and Wylie made their comments during a transportation summit hosted by the Collin County Business Alliance at the Capital One campus in Plano. Richardson’s mayor also attended.