Virginia General Assembly Activity for January 14th

Virginia General Assembly Activity for January 14th
The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce EVP and lead lobbyist, Ira Agricola, along with members of the regions' hospitality community met with Delegates Knight and Davis this morning to cover a broad range of business issues impacting the hospitality and tourism industry in Hampton Roads

There was also a meeting today with Senator Bill DeSteph to discuss business issues and hospitality issues. Chamber EVP and staff lobbyist participated along with members of the Virginia Beach Hotel Association.  

In addition, the Senate Education and Health Committee heard a briefing from the Secretary of Health this morning. The topic of COPN was discussed. Senators Cosgrove, Lewis and Lucas are on the committee.

The House Commerce and Labor Committee is meeting today in Richmond. This committee reviews many of the business related bills before the General Assembly. The Region has many Delegates who serve on this committee.

There’s been a lot of activity today and is just getting started. Be sure to keep up with Ira as he keeps Hampton Roads informed on the happenings in the 2016 Virginia General Assembly. #IraGA2016

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