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Agenda for Economic Vitality investment and financial services positions:

Access to capital and the current investment climate

  • Support domestic venture and angel capital markets.
  • Continue full funding of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).


  • Continue to support local control and flexibility in the use of tax abatements, tax increment financing, reinvestment zones, and other incentives to promote economic development and job creation.

Small Business Administration funding

  • Support increased funding for the Small Business Administration to support local business owners who seek access to resources to start and grow their businesses.

Read the Agenda for Economic Vitality  in its entirety.