Council on Competitive Government

The Council on Competitive Government (CCG) was created by legislation in 1993 to brings together key members of the Texas state leadership to transform the business of government. The CCG consists of the following seven council members:

  • Governor Greg Abbott (Council Chair)
  • Comptroller of Public Accounts Glenn Hegar
  • Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick
  • Speaker of the House of Representatives Joe Straus
  • Texas General Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush
  • Commissioner of Labor from the Texas Workforce Commission Ronald Gene Congleton
  • Texas Facilities Commission Executive Director Harvey Hilderbran

Each council member may appoint a designee with full power to represent the member in his/her absence.

Statutory Basis

House Bill 2626 by Black, 73rd Legislative Session (1 V.T.C.A., Government Code §2162), created the Council on Competitive Government (CCG). Enabling statute for the CCG is found in Government Code 2162.