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News and Notes February 8, 2016
For decades, the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce has effectively built support around pro-business legislation and initiatives in effort to pave the way for a healthy business climate. Take a look at this week's legislative update.
Greetings Chamber Members
On behalf of your staff team here at the chamber, I wanted to take this opportunity to communicate with each of you prior to the 2016 General Assembly session. We want you to know that we will be in Richmond throughout the sixty day session representing the business interests of our members. As your lead lobbyist I pledge to each of you that we will clearly communicate the needs of our members and our region through direct communication with our twenty nine State Senators and Delegates and with testimony before General Assembly Committees. You will be able to follow our activities daily through social media and weekly through our News and Notes digest of business related legislative activity.
General Assembly February 4th
Bryan K. Stephens, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce President and CEO, spoke to the Health, Welfare, and Institution Committee
News and Notes February 2, 2016
The following is a summary of policy information concerning the top legislative initiatives of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce.
News and Notes January 25, 2016
The following is a summary of policy information concerning the top legislative initiatives of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce.
News and Notes January 25, 2016
The following is a summary of policy information concerning the top legislative initiatives of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce.
General Assembly January 20th
Today during the General Assembly, Ira Agricola participated in briefings from State Secretary of Transportation, Aubrey Layne, Virginia Port Authority Chair, John Milliken, and Virginia Port Authority President, John Reinhart.
General Assembly January 19th
A heavy majority of discussions at the General Assembly today revolved around transportation. Chamber EVP and lobbyist, Ira Agricola, had a meeting this morning with Delegate Dawn Hester to discuss transportation funding, Port of Virginia Funding and support for K12 in the Commonwealth. It should be noted that Delegate Hester is carrying a portion of the education funding legislation.
News and Notes January 18, 2016
The following is a summary of policy information concerning the top legislative initiatives of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce.
General Assembly, January 18th
On Monday, January 18th, the Chambers EVP and lobbyist, Ira Agricola, met in Richmond to discuss the general laws in the Commonwealth and matters related to transportation and the Certificate of Public Need legislation.
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