Giving business leaders access to their legislatures
The Portsmouth Division of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Portsmouth Business Roundtable members, including the Midtown Business Association and The Olde Towne Business Association and the League of Women Voters held a joint Candidate Forum on Saturday, October 15, 2016
The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is in the business of setting the conditions for other businesses to succeed. This includes supporting the development of infrastructure which facilitates efficient business. Transportation is a critical component of effective business operations and commerce. Most discussions of transportation focus on roads and rail. Both are absolutely imperative to the business community, but we must not forget the importance of air service to this region.
Suffolk Division host members of the Suffolk Delegation for 2016 General Assembly Wrap Up
The first forum on April 5th were for Mayoral Candidates: Kenny Alexander; Bob McCabe and Andy Protogyrou. The second forum was held for candidates in Super Wards 6: Barclay Winn (incumbent); Andria McClellan; and Dr. Warren Stewart and Angelia Williams-Graves (incumbent); Billy Cook; Harry Candela and Kendrick Turner.
The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce successfully represented our member's and the region's interests during the 2016 legislative session.
The following is a summary of policy information concerning the top legislative initiatives of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce.
WHILE THE NATIONS economy is rebounding from the recent recession, the economic recovery in Virginia and Hampton Roads, in particular has been sluggish.