Governor Abbott spoke at the AAHOA National Convention

Governor Abbott spoke at the AAHOA National Convention

Governor Abbott spoke at the AAHOA National Convention – Photo contributed by the Office of the Texas Governor

AUSTIN, Texas – On Wednesday, Aug. 4, Governor Greg Abbott spoke at the Asian American Hotel Owners Association’s (AAHOA) National Convention and Trade Show in Dallas. During his talk, the Governor highlighted achievements of the 87th Legislative Session. This included Covid-19 liability protections for businesses, anti-human trafficking efforts and legislation that exempts forgiven paycheck protection program loans from the franchise tax in Texas.

Governor Abbott also thanked the members of AAHOA for their involvement throughout the 87th Legislative Session. Additionally, he showed his appreciation for their role in ensuring a more prosperous future for the State of Texas.

“The Texas economy is booming thanks in part to the men and women of the hospitality and leisure industry, and we are continuing to soar to extraordinary heights by keeping our state open for business and ensuring entrepreneurs and business owners have the tools and support they need to succeed,” said Governor Abbott. “Our economic success has been further enriched by the the achievements of the 87th Legislative Session. Thank you to the members of the AAHOA for being so engaged on a variety of important issues this legislative session, and for being an outstanding voice for hotel owners across our state and our nation. These men and women typify the entrepreneurial spirit that makes Texas so exceptional, and I look forward to my continued work alongside them to keep Texas the best state in the United States.”