- Government should first “do no harm” to the Lubbock area economy.
- City and County government should focus on priorities that will foster a favorable business climate and grow Lubbock commerce, industry and jobs.Government should get out of the way by streamlining government processes and cutting red tape whenever and wherever possible.
- When City and County government agencies contract out work, they should hire locally when possible and practical.
- When government agencies regulate or take action they should keep a careful eye on issues of competitiveness locally, regionally, state-to-state and globally.
View the Chamber's 2017 Public Policy Guide