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 […]

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 […]

The General Assembly Giveth and the General Assembly Tries to Takeith Away

by Andrea Lucas

As a rule, the General Assembly – actually, any politician – should not make decisions about which transportation projects to fund and how to build them.  In fact, the Commonwealth created the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Virginia Highway Commission (today called the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) to take politics OUT of these decisions.  […]

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Nova Chamber Partnership leads effort to create a statewide coalition to support Dulles funding

by Andrea Lucas

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 4, 2016 Eileen Curtis, Dulles Regional Chamber: 571.323.5301 Mark Ingrao, Greater Reston Chamber: 703.707.9045 Tony Howard, Loudoun County Chamber: 571.209.9020 Northern Virginia Chamber Partnership leads effort to create a statewide business coalition to support Dulles Airport funding Crafting a coalition of Chambers, tourism boards and other business groups, Chamber […]

Brian’s Corner: “This year in Richmond”

by Andrea Lucas

Post written by Brian Fauls, Government Affairs Manager at the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce This year in Richmond. “Guess who just got back today / Them wild-eyed boys that had been away / Haven’t changed that much to say / But man, I still think them cats are crazy” – Thin Lizzy Ah January, […]