Standing up for Business
Do you believe in business? We do!
For over 100 years we’ve been committed to helping businesses large and small succeed.
The Longview Chamber of Commerce is committed to promoting and protecting the interests of our Longview area businesses through investigating and supporting legislative initiatives at the local, state, and federal levels. Combining our local voice, 1100 strong and representing over 45,000 hard-working East Texans, with other chambers across the state and nation, leads to successful and impactful representation.
Take Action! Join your peers in conversations with Elected Officials on their turf and through grass roots campaigns – #CreateChange.
Elected Officials Reception – A relationship-building program, once a year, that places our investors in a relaxed setting shaking hands and having conversations with our local elected officials.
Grass Roots Campaigns – To ensure our investors have a voice with their elected officials, the Chamber creates grass root campaigns providing investors an avenue to directly contact their elected officials on issues and legislation.
- Elected Officials – Find your elected officials from the national, state, county and city levels.
- Civics Review: Branches of the U.S. Government
- Contacting Elected Officials
- United States Senate
- United States House of Representatives
- Texas Statewide Elected Officials
- Texas State Senators
- Texas House of Representatives
- Gregg County
- Harrison County
- Smith County
- City of Longview
- Virtual Town Meetings
Learn from experts on issues and legislation through structured and relaxed settings.
Summits – To address business issues and provide face-to-face interaction and education, the Chamber hosts Advocacy Summits bringing in legislative representation and subject matter experts on the local, state, and federal levels. These programs address issues impacting business and currently residing on legislative dockets.
Coffee Conversations – Start your morning in a relaxed setting having discussions and learning from subject-matter experts.
Government Affairs Conference Calls – during the Austin legislative session, the Chamber holds bi-weekly 30-minute government affairs conference calls to update investors on legislation impacting business. Elected officials, experts, and guest speakers are invited to discuss critical issues.
Scorecards – See our Elected Officials most current available voting records.
Candidate Forums – Get to know the candidates and their issues. The chamber provides candidate forums for contested city, county, and state races.
Get involved in shaping policy and lending your voice and expertise to business issues. #CreateChange
LPAC – To further advance issues, the Chamber formed and maintains a General Issues PAC.
Transportation Committee – This committee convenes parties for a regional plan and solution that encompasses all forms of transportation: air, rail (light & high speed), roads, bridges, etc., and advocate supporting policy toward improving transportation.
Testimonial Videos – Hear from our investors about how your Chamber’s Advocacy program makes a difference for the business community.
Discover a deeper dive with our partners and resources.
- U.S. Chamber of Commerce
- Texas Association of Business
- Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives
- Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives
- Western Association of Chamber Executives
- Texas Oil and Gas Association
- Texas-Mexico Trade Coalition
- Texas Secretary of State
- Texas Workforce Commission
- Texas Education Agency