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Chamber Presidents Luncheon
11/12/2014
Annual Membership & Awards Banquet
11/13/2014
Legislative Kick Off Luncheon
12/02/2014

Upcoming Events

See organizational calendar
Chamber Presidents Luncheon
11/12/2014
Annual Membership & Awards Banquet
11/13/2014
Legislative Kick Off Luncheon
12/02/2014

Economic Alliance News

 

Houston's ship channel is big business

The largest port in the nation is in your backyard, and it's getting bigger. This special publication has been unlocked for all readers thanks to the sponsorship of Promote Houston Ship Channel.

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Houston Ship Channel Centennial

The Houston Ship Channel was the first federal project to have a local match component to it. In 1909, Houston Mayor Horace Baldwin Rice and U.S. Congressman Tom Ball presented the “Houston Plan” to the U.S. House of Representatives Rivers and Harbors Committee. Congress approved it, and that has been a model used for other federal navigation projects since that time.

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