Texas Association Of Manufacturers’ Top 10 Policy Priorities

  1. Release Date: November 11, 2014

Austin - The Texas Association of Manufacturers has released its “TAM Top Ten,” which details the association’s policy priorities for next year.

“Manufacturing is a driving force of our economy and a wide range of policy issues can impact our ability to grow jobs,” said Tony Bennett, president of the Texas Association of Manufacturers. “Texas is the #1 state for exported manufactured goods. Texas is the #1 state to do business. We look forward to working with Texas lawmakers to keep Texas on top.”

TAM’s Top Ten policy priorities include:

  1. Capacity Markets
  2. Environmental Litigation
  3. Environmental Permitting
  4. EPA’s Carbon Rule
  5. ExIm Bank
  6. Franchise Tax
  7. Property Tax Reform
  8. Transportation Issues
  9. Water Policy
  10. Workforce Issues

To download PDFs of TAM’s policy positions, click the links below.

Media contact: Gretchen Fox, gfox@gfoxconsulting.com, 512-694-4326