Chamber Hosts Dialogue with Congressman Scott Rigell

Chamber Hosts Dialogue with Congressman Scott Rigell

(from left) Shep Miller (KITCO Fiber Optics), Chair, Hampton Roads Business Political Action Committee; Congressman Scott Rigell; Moore Hallmark, Southeastern Regional Director, US Chamber of Commerce; and Jack Hornbeck, CCE, President & CEO, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce The Chamber hosted a luncheon on April 29 to give business leaders the opportunity to have one-on-one dialogue with Congressman Scott Rigell.  Nearly 100 business leaders attended the event held at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott. 

Congressman Rigell shared his perspectives on job creation, the country’s budget, healthcare, and other topics of interest to the business community.  “Those in Washington don’t understand the burden on small business owners,” Rigell said.  “I believe in smarter, lighter regulations that protect us.”

Congressman Rigell distributed a letter to attendees which asked them to "send me the top federal regulations that negatively impact your business and stifle job creation."  Read Congressman Rigell's letter.

Congressman Scott RigellRepresentative Scott Rigell was elected to represent the Second District in Virginia in November 2010.  Since he took office in January 2011, Rep. Rigell has stressed the importance of creating jobs, encouraging job creators, reversing our nation’s fiscal course, strengthening our military, and reforming Congress for a better America.

Rep. Rigell is a community leader and business owner from Virginia Beach, Virginia.  The founder and Chairman of Freedom Automotive, Scott and his wife Teri own several automobile dealerships in Hampton Roads. He was recently inducted into the Hampton Roads Business Hall of Fame. 

The Chamber thanks sponsors: Norfolk Waterside Marriott (Host) and KITCO Fiber Optics (Gold).

Read Virginian-Pilot article.

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