| Nov 08, 2012
Over the past year, we’ve been working at the Chamber to more fully engage our members in business advocacy. Why? Because the more you become involved, the stronger our collective influence will be as we advocate for policies that lead to job creation and economic growth.
But, as many business leaders can attest, our efforts are only as good as the results they produce.
That’s why we’re excited to share our 2012 Legislative Scorecard,
which reports how our elected officials responded to the needs of Nashville and Middle Tennessee businesses over the past year.
The Chamber’s policy positions reflected in the scorecard advance four specific community priorities:
1. The creation and cultivation of an environment where business can prosper.
2. Support of talent development for the region’s workforce.
3. Policies contributing to a quality of life that attracts and retains residents and
4. Efforts to ensure economic prosperity in Tennessee and the Nashville region.
So, how did we measure up?
In short, the 107th General Assembly concluded a legislative session that was good for business. Throughout the session, the Chamber advocated for business-friendly legislation based on the state legislative agenda crafted in January with feedback from members. The ...