Public Policy Committee to hold meeting Thursday

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release) – The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce and Aberdeen Development Corporation have created a Public Policy Committee to ensure Aberdeen’s voice will be heard in Pierre this legislative session. Because both organizations are committed to business advocacy and quality growth for Aberdeen and the surrounding region, they will be devoting additional time and resources to establish a stronger presence within political and government processes year-round. The goal is to advance sound public policy and promote a stable environment for our business community to flourish.

In addition to the establishment of the Public Policy Committee, the Aberdeen Development Corporation has hired staff to focus on key policy areas including:

  • Education
  • Workforce
  • Energy
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Regulation & Taxation
  • Opportunity

Weekly legislative briefings, with Registered Lobbyist Julie M. Johnson and Michael Bockorny from the Aberdeen Development Corporation, will take place via Zoom every Thursday through March 9 from 1:00-2:00 pm. The link is or call 253-215-8782, meeting ID 886 7123 8466, passcode 123456.

For more information, contact the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce at 605-225-2860 or or the Aberdeen Development Corporation at 605-229-5335.