Austin, TEXAS – The Texas Association of Business (TAB) recently honored State Representative Ed Thompson with the Fighter for Free Enterprise award for his principled leadership during the 84th Legislative Session. Thompson also received this award for his work during the 83rd Session in 2013.
“I am grateful for this esteemed recognition,” Thompson said. “As a small business owner, I understand the challenges and difficult choices we have to make to stay afloat in this economy. As a legislator, I remain committed to making Texas a great place to live and work.”
“We want to thank Rep. Thompson for his support of the Texas business community,” said TAB CEO Bill Hammond. “Rep. Thompson, by his support of Texas business, is helping to keep our economy strong and maintain our lead in job creation. That benefits all Texans.”
The Texas Association of Business represents companies from small businesses to the largest multi-national corporations in nearly every community in Texas. TAB works to improve the Texas business climate and to help make our state’s economy the strongest in the world. TAB’s legislative priorities focus on bringing jobs to Texas, promoting economic prosperity, and creating a thriving workforce.