Henderson chamber's political arm to interview candidates

Martz, Alice
June 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);6/9/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 23, p25
The author reflects on the involvement of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce in Nevada in state and U.S. politics. She notes that the chamber's political committee will interview political candidates in the city and in the state on June 16, 2008. She says that the chamber has supported and opposed several bills in accordance with the best interests of its members. She stresses that the Henderson chamber is the only chamber in the state to host regular teleconferences with its respective representatives during legislative session.


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