Fianna Fail candidate Fiona O'Loughlin is making the call.
A Kildare South election candidate is calling for a new taskforce to examine new opportunities for business in Portarlington.
Outgoing Fianna Fáil TD Fiona O'Loughlin feels - with its links to Dublin - the town is ripe for business and companies should take advantage of that.
She also believes more public service jobs could be provided in Data Protection Commission Office, rather than relocating operations to Dublin.
Deputy O'Loughlin says a dedicated taskforce could support indigenous development and attract outside investors: