Top 5 CARES Act Programs for Business

by Andrea Winey

Post written by Grafton deButts, VP of Membership & Government Affairs View the Chamber’s COVID-19 Resource Page here Late into the night on Wednesday, the United States Senate passed the CARES Act.  By all accounts by Friday evening the President will be signing this historic $2 trillion relief package for our businesses and for our […]

2020 General Assembly Priorities Update

by Andrea Winey

Post written by Grafton deButts, VP of Membership & Government Affairs As the 2020 Virginia General Assembly reaches the finish line, a week later than planned, the Virginia business community can be proud to have achieved several important victories this legislative session. But the Commonwealth’s employers will also have to contend with new laws that […]

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Richmond Public Policy Trip February 2020

by Andrea Winey

The Loudoun Chamber Goes to Richmond Post written by Grafton deButts, VP of Membership & Government Affairs On Thursday, February 13, 2020, Loudoun Business Leaders traveled to Richmond to advocate for our key priorities this year and had an opportunity to meet with key leaders who are influential in these efforts. Economic Development They day […]

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Top 5 Priorities for the 2020 General Assembly Session

by Andrea Winey

The Loudoun Chamber is a partner in the five-chamber Northern Virginia Chamber Partnership representing over 120,000 employees across the region. In the 2020 Legislative Session, the Northern Virginia Chamber Partnership will focus on these key areas: 1) Protect Virginia’s Right-to-Work Law. The Partnership will forcefully oppose any effort to weaken Virginia’s right-to-work law, which protects […]

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Call To Action From Loudoun Chamber President: Jan. 29, 2020

by Andrea Winey

Dear Loudoun Chamber leader: Before the 2020 Virginia General Assembly session began, the Loudoun Chamber identified the protection of the Commonwealth’s right-to-work laws as one of our top three priorities. Right-to-work laws protect worker’s rights, freedom of speech and their jobs by outlawing any agreements that mandate an employee must join a union, or pay union […]

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Letter to Loudoun Board of Supervisors Regarding Housing Affordability

by Andrea Winey

Letter written by Grafton deButts, Vice President of Membership & Government Affairs, and was delivered Tuesday, May 28, 2019. To learn more about how to share your opinion with your Supervisor about the Comprehensive Plan, click here. Dear Loudoun Board of Supervisors, Since the beginning of the Comprehensive Plan process the Loudoun Chamber has closely […]

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An Atypical Journey to Homeownership, as told by Lisa Kimball

by Andrea Winey

This blog was written by our guest contributor, Lisa Kimball, who is the CEO of the Arc of Loudoun and the 2019 Chair of the Loudoun Chamber Board of Directors. My hairstylist did it. It took several months to complete all of the paperwork and submit all of the documentation needed just to make it […]

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Testimony by President & CEO Tony Howard before the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors

by Andrea Winey

Testimony by President & CEO Tony Howard before the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors April 24, 2018, Loudoun County Government Center, 1 Harrison Street S.E., Leesburg RE: Loudoun 2040 comprehensive plan update Good evening Madam Chair and members of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors. My name is Tony Howard and I am the President of the […]

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2019 Committee Spotlight: Public Policy Committee

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Browning Herbert, Vice Chair of the Public Policy Committee, for answering a few of our questions. The Public Policy Committee meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 8 a.m. Learn more about the Public Policy Committee.    1. What is the mission of your committee in your own words? The committee […]

Loudoun 2040: Bad Sci-fi Or A New Hope

by Andrea Winey

Blog post written by Grafton deButts, VP of Membership & Government Affairs To learn more about the Public Policy Committee, click here. First things first, let’s be honest, unless you’re reading the local newspaper’s government column or hanging out with me on the weekends you have no idea what Loudoun 2040 is.  That’s fair, no judgement […]