Business Briefs – Week of June 26-30
July 12th, 2017


Uncertainty doesn’t deter Virginia exporters Virginia Business Magazine

For the Record – July 2017 Virginia Business Magazine


Virginia Policy

Dozens of new Virginia laws go into effect Saturday. How will they change your life? Pilot

Laws Target Drivers, Smokers, Hunters, Mutilators, Scalpers AP

Editorial: Should GO Virginia take a more assertive role in Southwest Virginia? Roanoke Times


Federal Policy

Sens. Kaine and Warner say GOP senators don’t understand how their health care bill will hurt people Pilot

Virginia Medicaid program estimates $1.4 billion hit from Senate health care bill over seven years RTD

US Chamber of Commerce backs Senate GOP healthcare bill DC Examiner



Editorial: These environmental groups outspend Dominion RTD

Editorial: Renewables Belong on the Agenda News & Advance

Gillespie touts jobs, diversification during local campaign stops Bristol Herald Courier

GOP gubernatorial candidate Gillespie addresses health care battle WAVY

After primary loss, Perriello will lead new PAC supporting Democratic candidates for Virginia House RTD

Libertarian candidate for Virginia governor qualifies for November ballot Pilot


Business News

NCI signs new partnership with JMU Martinsville Bulletin

Colonial Williamsburg lost $148,000 a day last year, now plans layoffs and outsourcing Pilot

Economic development is a top concern for Southwest Virginia county officials Bristol Herald Courier

Population loss in Virginia’s coalfields region projected to continue for decades Roanoke Times

Chesapeake will become Virginia’s second-largest city by 2020, new data show Pilot

Regional businesspeople tout benefits of natural gas Roanoke Times