WHILE THE NATIONS economy is rebounding from the recent recession, the economic recovery in Virginia and Hampton Roads, in particular has been sluggish.
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.
Bryan K. Stephens, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce President and CEO, spoke to the Health, Welfare, and Institution Committee
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.
Providing members with one-on-one access to their legislators
Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
The Chamber supports lowering the operational costs for businesses and property owners thru the use of private capital that is ultimately repaid via a special tax assessment on the respective property.
The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce understands that growing our future generation of business leaders is paramount to economic success and must be a priority for the Hampton Roads business community. To address this priority, we are launching THRIVE - a regional young professionals group.
HRBizPac is a non-partisan element of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce
The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce re-endorses the Third Crossing / Patriots Crossing as the priority harbor crossing improvement program strategy as the best alternative for relieving congestion crossing Hampton Roads and best facilitating economic growth and vitality in the region. This solution should be pursed as quickly as possible.