Government Relations

Government Relations at Port Houston

Port Houston is a governmental entity created by the Texas legislature more than 100 years ago. The Port’s Government Relations department acts as the liaison between Port Houston and its local, state and federal government stakeholders. The department informs and educates elected officials and regulatory agencies on issues that affect the Port by hosting briefings, and tours, and responding to requests.


  • Inform and educate public officials about Port Houston and its importance to the regional, state, and national economies
  • Help secure funding for the Houston Ship Channel and other infrastructure essential to the safe and efficient movement of commerce at the Port
  • Pursue government policy solutions on issues related to the Port including transportation, trade, security, environment, and others

Need to know more?

For more information about connecting with someone in the Government Relations department, explore Port Houston’s directory to find the right contact.