November 14, 2017      5:21 PM
TAB sets sights on rebuilding pro-business Legislature, one primary race at a time
“There has been an attitude as long as the Republican Party had a majority, that we could all show up in the general election. We didn’t have to be so involved in the primaries…But our board realizes those days are gone”
lawmaker report card is only one of a number of steps the
Association of Business is ready to take to make sure the 86th
legislature is not another anti-business session.
leaders say they too often saw lawmakers working at cross purposes with them on
business issues: a pitched battle over the so-called bathroom bill; another
round of sanctuary cities legislation; and an attempt to reverse course on
incentive programs under Chapter 313.
like many non-profit associations, keeps something of a firewall between its
PAC and its membership, but the board’s new mandate is clear: Get active in the
Republican primaries. So CEO Jeff Moseley is doubling down on the fundamentals.
By Kimberly Reeves