2019 Committee Spotlight: Public Policy Committee

by KC Repage

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 […]

Meet Your Public Policy ’19 Committee Chair: Stacey Metcalfe

by Andrea Winey

Public Policy Committee Sets Its Plan for 2019 In 2019, Inova Loudoun Hospital’s Stacey Metcalfe took them helm as the Chair of the 2019 Public Policy Committee.  This vital Chamber committee is not only responsible for sifting through the hundreds of legislative actions that may affect our business community, but is the tip of the […]

Northern Virginia Chamber Partnership: Legislative Update

by Andrea Winey

Northern Virginia Chamber Partnership Economic Development / Business Growth & Retention Updates made: February 8, 2019. Learn more about the Chamber’s Public Policy Initiative, by clicking here.  Join us at our upcoming PolicyMaker Series event, The State of Loudoun’s Towns, on March 13, 2019. Register Here   The Loudoun Chamber is a founding member of the […]

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3 Questions with Jason Stanford

by Andrea Winey

3 Questions with Jason Stanford, Executive Director of the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance Post written by Grafton deButts, VP of Membership & Government Affairs. Learn more about the Chamber’s Public Policy initiative by clicking here.  Join us at our upcoming PolicyMaker Series event, The State of Loudoun’s Towns, on March 13, 2019. Register Here At the February […]

3 things to watch for in 2019: Loudoun County Board of Supervisors

by Andrea Winey

This blog post has been written by Grafton deButts, Vice President of Membership & Government Affairs. Learn more about the Public Policy initiative, by clicking here. On January 2nd, after working for the Loudoun Chamber for the past 11 years, it was strange feeling to walk into the same office, the same desk, but be faced […]

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3 Things to Watch for in Richmond This Session

by Andrea Winey

Post written by Grafton deButts, Vice President of Membership & Government Affairs To learn more about the Loudoun Chamber’s 2019 Public Policy Positions, click here. Each year, thousands of bills are reviewed and voted on in the Virginia General Assembly.  Many of these bills will never reach your inbox, nor will they ever affect your […]

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 […]