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.
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.
The following is a summary of policy information concerning the top legislative initiatives of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce.
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.
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
Last night Governor McAuliffe gave his third State of the Commonwealth speech. In it he offered insight into his administration's priorities for the 60 day legislative session.
The Virginia General Assembly convened for a 60 day session today. The Governor is scheduled to deliver the annual State of the Commonwealth address tonight at 7 pm.
The Virginia General Assembly will convene on January 13th for a 60-day session that will produce the Commonwealths two-year budget.