Examples of how favorable results can occur when business groups of all types work together: 

  • Blocked expansion of the state sales tax onto a host of new industries
  • Gained passage of reductions to the personal income tax and the corporate income tax rates
  • Fought for the elimination of the sales tax on commercial energy usage
  • Pushed for lower rates on employer-paid unemployment insurance rates
  • Won measures to get needed building upgrade projects at the state's public colleges and universities
  • Stopped the movement to impose unreasonable workforce mandates on employers
  • Demanded performance-based economic development growth programs
  • Jolted the workforce development pipeline by securing money for "real jobs" training
  • Supported new small business financing programs
  • Identified needless regulatory hurdles ripe for repeal