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Bill Hammond

Chief strategist, Texas Smart-On-Crime Coalition


Bill Hammond is the chief strategist for the Texas Smart-On-Crime Coalition. He is a former CEO of the Texas Association of Business, and a former state representative.

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Bring Rate Competition to Title Insurance

Despite our free-enterprise culture, there are pockets of anti-competitive behavior where government regulation and edict rule the day, harming consumers with a 19th century regulatory model. One such industry that fits that description is title insurance.

2015: An agenda for business

Only when Texans succeed will business be able to succeed. And now, thanks to plunging oil prices, we'll have to work hard to ensure that initiatives that will benefit all Texans are funded.