Eye on Loudoun: We Need Houses!

by Andrea Lucas

Post by Government Relations Manager, Eric C. JohnsonView more posts by Eric, here If you have spent much time around Supervisor Suzanne Volpe, you have likely heard her say “A house is where a job goes to sleep at night.” Loudoun County has jobs, just not enough houses for those job workers to sleep in. […]

Eye on Loudoun: Soaring Costs at Our Airport!

by Andrea Lucas

Post by Government Relations Manager, Eric C. Johnson Did you hear? It is about to get even more expensive to fly in and out of Dulles Airport, thanks to a move by the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority (MWAA) to self-impose a higher minimum wage on the employees of contract vendors. Minimum wage at both Dulles […]

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Eye on Loudoun: Primary Elections!

by Andrea Lucas

Post by Government Relations Manager, Eric C. Johnson We have an election coming up in just a few weeks! June 13th is Primary Day here in the Commonwealth, which means you need to make sure your voter registration is up to date and remind yourself of your polling location. As in all elections, you will need […]

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Eye on Loudoun: General Assembly Wrap-Up

by Andrea Lucas

Post by Government Relations Manager, Eric C. Johnson Did you know that the legislative body of Virginia dates to 1619, when it was called the House of Burgesses? Now called the Virginia General Assembly, it is the oldest continuous law-making body in the New World. This year the Virginia General Assembly convened on Wednesday, January […]

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If You’re Not at the Table, You’re On the Menu

by Andrea Lucas

Blog Series by Brian Fauls, Government Affairs Manager, Loudoun County Chamber of CommerceTo see all of the posts in this series, click here There is legend in Washington, D.C. that the term ‘lobbyist’ was coined at the Willard Hotel when Ulysses S. Grant was in office (1869-1877).  The story goes that President Grant would frequent […]

How Can New Working Mothers Feel Immediate Work-Life Balance?

by Andrea Lucas

Thank you to Jennifer Brady of the Loudoun County Health Department for this informative blog post.For more information on the Health & Wellness Business Initiative through the Loudoun Chamber, click here.  Over the summer, the Loudoun County Health Department wrote a post for the Chamber Insider outlining the benefits to businesses for implementing a comprehensive Lactation […]

Should This Tax Deadline Change?

by Andrea Lucas

Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue, Robert S. Wertz, Jr., recently asked the Board of Supervisors to change the Business Tangible Personal Property (BTPP) Reporting Deadline from April 15 to March 1 starting in Tax Year 2018. Why is this Important? The County’s BTPP revenues have increased significantly over the last few years, from $70 […]

Court Enjoins DOL Overtime Rule on Nationwide Basis

by Andrea Lucas

Originally posted here, thank you to Timothy M. McConville, Esq. of Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. for this post! View the Loudoun Chamber position/press release, here A federal court in Texas yesterday enjoined the United States Department of Labor from implementing and enforcing the DOL’s controversial new regulation revising white collar exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act. […]

The Post-Election Harvest

by Andrea Lucas

Blog Series by Brian Fauls, Government Affairs Manager, Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce One of the most fundamentally laws of the universe is the Law of Cause and Effect.  This Law states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. If you’ve ever seen someone playing with a Newton’s cradle (this thing) […]

Five Tips to Remember When Choosing a Health Plan

by Andrea Lucas

Thank you to Innovation Health COO and Executive Director, Amy Turner for this informative article!To learn more about the Loudoun Chamber’s Health & Wellness Initiative, click here. Ready for open enrollment? Starting November 1st, you can begin looking for the health plan that meets both your needs and budget. As a local health plan provider, we […]