Government Affairs Council

Advocacy-Government Affairs | NSACThe Government Affairs (GA) Council of the North San Antonio Chamber serves as an advocate for Member businesses and their employees before municipal, county, state, and federal officials on political policy issues impacting the economic growth, quality of life, and financial health of local industries.

The Government Affairs Council informs and educates Members on proposed initiatives, policies, and legislation that may affect the way business in San Antonio is conducted.

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GA Council Chair

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GA Council Vice-Chair & Legislative Chair

Tara Snowden

Tara Snowden

Zachry Corporation

 

LOCAL, STATE, & FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY

The North San Antonio Chamber represents over a thousand business members and industries that employ more than 150,000 employees throughout Bexar County and has a long history as an advocate for business-friendly initiatives and legislation and works to ensure that the voices of Member businesses are heard and represented at the local level, at the state level during Texas Legislative Sessions, and at the federal level.

Legislative Agendas

2021 87th Texas Legislative Session Agenda (PDF)   2019 86th Texas Legislative Session Agenda

 

City Council Scorecards

The City Council Scorecard reflects San Antonio’s elected officials recorded votes on key issues impacting economic growth and development throughout their two-year city council term (Spring 2019 – Spring 2021). This informative tool provides a standing record of how each Councilmember and the Mayor vote on pro-business issues. It is important that our Mayor and City Council consider the impact on San Antonio businesses and their diverse industries— the job creators and wage providers for this city—when considering how they will vote on issues.

       2019-2021-North-San-Antonio-Chamber-Council-Scorecard

 

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS EVENTS

State of the County AddressState of the County | NSAC

The Annual State of the County Address is a collaborative event in which County priorities are addressed by Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff.  Judge Wolff touches on business, education, and innovation, with a focus on Bexar County’s emerging tech and cybersecurity industries.  State of the County Address Photos

 

Mayor’s Vision for San Antonio

Mayor’s Vision is an annual luncheon program hosted by the North San Antonio Chamber featuring a keynote address by the Mayor of San Antonio.  The Mayor will update attendees on the upcoming focus issues and priorities.  Mayor’s Vision Luncheon Photos