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Robert Howden

Chairman, Texans for Economic Progress

Robert Howden is the chairman of Texans for Economic Progress, a statewide non-profit group that believes greater access to technology is critical to job creation, innovation and prosperity for the state of Texas. Howden served as a surrogate speaker statewide for then-Gov. Rick Perry, and also served as the state director of the Texas Chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB).

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Patchwork governance strangling innovation and investment

Lawmakers understand that we must evolve beyond an antiquated, city-by-city regulatory structure that threatens to deny consumer choices, drive investment elsewhere and leave Texas behind the curve. And yet, cities are fighting bills related to the ride-sharing options and communications infrastructure Texans want and need.