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Economic Development Council briefed on COVID’s effects on state economy

The most recent meeting of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Committee featured an update on economic conditions of San Antonio and Texas in general. Dr. Keith Phillips, Assistant Vice President and Senior Economist of Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Keith walked the Council members through the effects of COVID on the Texas economy and what may be next for the state and our City.

The Council also received updates from Juan Antonio Flores, the lead for the Chamber’s economic development legislative issue team. Juan Antonio discussed VIVA San Antonio’s success and the issue team’s engagement with the Texas legislature. He was followed by Senator Leticia Van de Putte, who provided an overview of what we can expect for the remainder of the legislative session. Heather Hanson, President of BioMedSA, discussed the Healthcare and Biomedical industry and highlighted BioMedSA’s BioFest Invest event in May.

To see a copy of Dr. Phillips’ presentation, click here.

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