Keeping an Eye on Local Lawmakers

Posted by Susan Spears, March 11, 2019
Keeping an Eye on Local Lawmakers

Virginia's 2019 General Assembly session is now behind us. In a year that the assembly made headlines for reasons none of us wish to reflect on, the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce remained focused on the needs of our business community, as we were in constant contact with our policy makers while we continuously monitored hundreds of bills. Transportation again proved to be a ke...

Top 3 Legislative Wins from Virginia General Assembly

Posted by Kyle Allwine, February 25, 2019
Top 3 Legislative Wins from Virginia General Assembly Top 3 Legislative Wins from Virginia General Assembly

On Sunday afternoon, the Virginia General Assembly concluded its 2019 session. Throughout the entire 47 day session, we advocated for our members and this region’s economy. As a result of those efforts, here are our top three legislative wins and their impact on our members, their customers, and this region. This year, our top three priorities are transportation, workforce development, and a...

The Virginia General Assembly is in full swing, here's what we are watching right now

Posted by Theodosius Zotos, February 12, 2019
The Virginia General Assembly is in full swing, here's what we are watching right now

The Virginia General Assembly is in full swing right now. This week, these are the bills that we are actively watching and advocating for to improve our regional economy. Transportation  HJ - 581 Interstate 95 Corridor Improvement Plan; Commonwealth Transportation Board to study. Requests the Commonwealth Tra...