Eye on Loudoun: Better Roads Coming Soon!

by Eric C. Johnson

The Loudoun Chamber has long advocated for sustainable, long-term regional and statewide transportation funding. Therefore the Chamber was thrilled to hear that the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) is going to invest in regional solutions that will move more of our residents in a cost-effective manner. The NVTA recently announced more than $500 million in […]

EYE ON LOUDOUN: Envision Loudoun is YOUR plan!

by Eric C. Johnson

Do you have a one-year plan? What about a five-year plan? Perhaps you are thinking of when you will retire, or about helping your children go to college and get their first house. Did you know that Loudoun County is putting together a 20 year plan for how the County will grow and what it […]

Eye on Loudoun: PACE Program in Loudoun

by Eric C. Johnson

Another victory was recently scored in Loudoun County – the Loudoun Board of Supervisors (BOS) passed a motion to begin developing a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program. The Loudoun Chamber has communicated with the BOS on this subject during the last year or so, and Chair Phyllis Randall cited the Chamber’s support of the […]

EYE ON LOUDOUN: What Is Your Special Interest?

by Eric C. Johnson

I was going to open this blog post with a joke, but it seems that lobbyists and interest groups are so misunderstood that no one has bothered creating jokes about them. Either that or they are masters at erasing bad press – I will let you decide. I have long been confused as to why […]

Statement by organizations representing Loudoun County’s business community

by Andrea Winey

  Monday, February 19, 2018 We, the undersigned representatives of organizations that serve Loudoun County’s business community, are committed to ensuring our community secures and maintains a healthy and prosperous quality of life that serves the best interests of all our citizens. Among the hallmarks of a healthy and prosperous quality of life are a […]

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EYE ON LOUDOUN: Legislation Time in Richmond!

by Eric C. Johnson

It is that time of year again, when Senators and Delegates from around the Commonwealth huddle in Richmond to review more than 3,000 pieces of proposed legislation. The makeup of the Virginia General Assembly is different this year, but don’t worry– the Loudoun Chamber is still on the job, reviewing the legislation and communicating with […]

PRESS RELEASE: Loudoun Chamber Releases 2018 Public Policy Positions

by Andrea Winey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Eric Johnson, Government Relations Manager ejohnson@loudounchamber.org  //  571.209.9024 Lansdowne, VA – The Loudoun Chamber’s 2018 Public Policy Positions was released this week. The document can be found here. As the Chamber enters its 50th year, advocating in the public policy arena continues to be a key focus for the Chamber. Many of […]

MEDIA ALERT: Loudoun Chamber To Host Board of Supervisors Leaders

by Andrea Winey

January 04, 2018 Contact: Eric C. Johnson O (571) 209-9024 EJohnson@LoudounChamber.org Loudoun Chamber To Host Board of Supervisors Leaders Chamber to Hold First PolicyMaker Series Event of 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Alert: Loudoun Chamber PolicyMaker Series: Board of Supervisors Breakfast WHAT: PolicyMaker Series: Board of Supervisors Breakfast WHO: Chair Phyllis Randall, Vice-Chair Ralph Buona, […]

New Interagency Program Links Technology Companies and State Government

by Andrea Winey

Shared by Conaway B. Haskins III, Extension Specialist, Economic & Entrepreneurial Development; Virginia Cooperative Extension | Virginia Tech Richmond Center On Monday, November 27, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) has partnered with the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) to research, share and evaluate businesses who have made advancements in information technology (IT) that may be […]

Eye on Loudoun: Thank you and Welcome!

by Andrea Winey

Post written by Eric C. Johnson, Government Affairs Manager I’d like to begin by thanking three outstanding gentlemen who have devoted many years to serving Loudoun County in the Virginia House of Delegates: Delegate Randy Minchew, Delegate Tag Greason, and Delegate Jim LeMunyon. The Loudoun Chamber had a great working relationship with these public servants, […]