| Aug 05, 2013
The Nashville Area Chamber is proud to release our second annual Legislative Scorecard,
which reports how elected officials in the Nashville region supported the needs and priorities of the business community. A printed copy of the scorecard will be mailed to each member company this week.
Throughout the year, our policy team works closely with elected officials and other leaders to advocate for an environment where businesses can thrive and the region can prosper. Each year, the Chamber develops a state and local legislative agenda
based on feedback from our members in our annual policy survey.
The 2013 Legislative Scorecard details the Chamber’s advocacy efforts to advance four specific community priorities:
1. An environment where business can prosper;
2. Talent development of the region’s workforce;
3. Quality of life that attracts and retains residents and workers;
4. Regional efforts to ensure economic prosperity.
The 2013 legislative session
was another good one for business in Tennessee. This year, the legislature took action supporting 77 percent of the Chamber’s agenda items. Key priorities in the first year of the 108th General Assembly included business impact statements for proposed legislation, moving workers’ compensation disputes out of the courts, and greater transparency around ACT ...