Advocacy 365 | October 2022
The Business Toolbox Series hosted TEXAS STATE REPRESENTATIVE TAN PARKER to discuss the emerging topic of cryptocurrency and the Texas Legislature. Pictured: Debbi Richards (Dallas College), Representative Parker, Tim Savage (Weaver), and Ken Malcolmson (NDCC).
In conjunction with other civic partners, the NDCC is leading a citywide effort to promote the passage of ballot PROPOSITION A. The ballot measure, if successful, will increase the hotel tax by 2% to fund transformational improvements at Fair Park and the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center.
Find out more about Prop A by visiting voteyesforpropa.com
Pictured at the campaign kick-off: Matt Garcia (DRC), Kelvin Walker (DCC), Ken Malcolmson (NDCC), Dr. Justin Lonon (Dallas College), and Kyle Masters (JE Dunn Construction).
NDCC hosted CONGRESSMAN COLIN ALLRED as he was presented with the Spirit of Enterprise award by the US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. The Spirit of Enterprise award recognizes Congressman Allred for his work on behalf of the business community. Following the award presentation, Congressman Allred provided a federal update to the attendees. Pictured: Ken Malcolmson (NDCC), Congressman Allred, Monique Thierry (US Chamber), and Jeff Kitner (NDCC).
Read news coverage by Dallas Morning News.
CONNECTING & ADVOCACY
We received a federal update from US Congressman Marc Veasey at the METROPLEX MAYORS ASSOCIATION meeting. Pictured: Dallas City Council Member Cara Mendelsohn, Congressman Veasey, and Majed Al-Ghafry (City of Dallas).
Met with NDCC member CROWN CASTLE to understand how the future workforce will be empowered by 5g and the importance of 5g communication infrastructure to stay competitive in the future. Workforce development programs and investing in the people who will build 5G are crucial for local economic development.