ABC Political Action Committee (PAC) members gathered at the ABC office to recognize Judge Emmett's endorsement from ABC.

HOUSTON – On July 18, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett accepted the endorsement of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) after visiting the ABC office and meeting members of the Political Action Committee (PAC).

Harris County Judge Ed Emmett with ABC Greater Houston President Russell Hamley, after receiving the endorsement from ABC.

“Associated Builders and Contractors is proud to announce the endorsement of Judge Emmett,” ABC Houston President Russell Hamley said. “Judge Emmett has always demonstrated true leadership when a disaster strikes Houston. His calm demeanor and challenge to rebuild and make Houston stronger provides the leadership we need to improve our region. He is also very good in between disasters in letting Free Enterprise principles take its course to expand the economy of Harris County.”

Judge Emmett was joined by 2018 ABC PAC Chairman Dale Kornegay and fellow PAC members at today’s event.


Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members nationwide. Locally, ABC Greater Houston was founded in 1969, and today serves several hundred commercial and industrial contractors, suppliers and construction associates in the Greater Houston area. Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston represents the interests of merit shop contractors and its employees in the policy making process of the government, protects and enhances the free enterprise system within the construction industry, and provides educational, marketing, and informational programs for the benefit of members and their employees.
Construction & Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF) is the vehicle through which industry and craft professionals in the Houston area receive formal training. Our goal is to recruit new entrants and retain existing workers through a variety of programs focused on assessment, training, and continuing education. We believe that a community approach to training is fundamental to developing a skilled and educated craft workforce within the entire industry


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