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 Lucas

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 Lucas

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 Lucas

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 Lucas

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, […]

Eye on Loudoun: Why Vote Local & State Elections?

by Andrea Lucas

Blog series by Government Relations Manager, Eric C. Johnson We are less than a month away from the next Election Day in Virginia! On Tuesday, November 7th, Virginia will once again head to the polls to select our next governor, lieutenant governor, and attorney general. At the local level, all seven of the members of […]

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GoVirginia NoVa Region Announces Deadline for Letters of Interest Submissions

by Andrea Lucas

NORTHERN VIRGINIA REGION MEDIA CONTACT: Carolyn Parent, Council Chair 571.283.8714 GOVirginiaNoVaChair@gmail.com October 13 is Final Date for Consideration of Funding FAIRFAX COUNTY, OCTOBER 2, 2017: The Go Virginia Northern Virginia Region 7 Council has set is deadline for receiving submissions of Letters of Interest as Friday October 13, 2017. The Council is seeking Letters of Interest for […]

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The community takes over the Envision Loudoun process, and the process is better for it.

by Andrea Lucas

Op-ed written by Tony Howard, President & CEO of the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce It was a lively scene at the first two Envision Loudoun community workshops that Loudoun County held in Leesburg and Sterling last week. First in a middle school cafeteria, then a senior center, hundreds of Loudoun residents came together to […]

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Eye on Loudoun: Our County, Our Future Part 2

by Andrea Lucas

Post by Government Relations Manager, Eric C. JohnsonView more posts by Eric, here I touched on the importance of housing as an economic factor in my last blog post. In addition to more housing, Loudoun County needs better roads. The County must provide adequate investment in vital assets to help the business community continue to grow and […]

Eye on Loudoun: Our County, Our Future Part 1

by Andrea Lucas

Post by Government Relations Manager, Eric C. JohnsonView more posts by Eric, here Here at the Chamber, we interact with business owners daily. The story we repeatedly hear is that of businesses struggling to find good employees because of the high cost of living in Loudoun County.  Let me share a few examples of business owners […]