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Business Briefs – April 24-28

April 28th, 2017

Chamber Canadian Chamber of Commerce CEO visits Richmond Virginia Business Magazine Seven Richmond-area companies named among the state’s 50 fastest-growing private firms RTD Three Loudoun-based companies receive Virginia Chamber ‘Fantastic 50’ award Loudoun Times Stafford’s Darkblade honored for revenue growth Free Lance-Star A calmer pace Virginia Business Magazine A ‘franchise-ish’ approach Virginia Business Magazine A […]


Business Briefs – Week of April 17-21

April 21st, 2017

Chamber  Barry DuVal op ed: Virginia’s future depends on energy Pilot CEO of Virginia Chamber of Commerce Making Sure Southside Included in Economic Development Plan WSLS (Video) Chamber chief talks with local leaders Mecklenburg Sun VEDP President and CEO Stephen Moret comments on his first 100 days in office Times-Virginian Peace seeks return to 97th […]


Business Briefs – Week of April 10-14

April 17th, 2017

Chamber VA Chamber of Commerce builds roadmap for state business growth WRIC (video) Editorial: Time to move forward on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline RTD Optimism high among chief executives of small to medium-sized businesses in region, survey shows RTD Reserving a place in the Center of the Universe Herald-Progress Thunder in the Hills: A Nomination […]


Business Briefs – Week of April 3-7

April 7th, 2017

Chamber In Virginia, the Trump effect on environment is beginning to come into focus Pilot Poll finds overwhelming support for Chesapeake Bay cleanup “blueprint” Pilot Chambers to hold roundtable discussion April 18 Gazette-Virginian People – April 2017 Virginia Business Kaine talks budget priorities with local business leaders Free Lance-Star Local GO Virginia board meets for […]


Business Briefs – Week of March 27-31

March 31st, 2017

Chamber Virginia Chamber gets local input for its blueprint for state’s future Free Lance-Star Mecklenburg County included on Blueprint Virginia 2025 tour News Progress Barry DuVal, Correspondent of the Day: Virginia’s electricity rates are low RTD What’s on Our Minds? Shaping Virginia’s Economic Policy VA CEOs Old Dominion disruption VA Business   Virginia Policy McAuliffe’s […]


Business Briefs – Week of March 20-24

March 24th, 2017

Virginia Chamber Cable Reports: Interview with Virginia Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Barry DuVal VCTA (video) Interview with Tim Hulbert and Barry DuVal at Charlottesville Blueprint event WCHV (audio) Economic development leader tours major employers in area Winchester Star Economic growth opportunities touted on Va. Shore Delmarva Now Richmond arts community fears Trump’s budget […]


Business Briefs – Week of March 13-17

March 17th, 2017

Chamber Virginia Slips In National Business Rankings Daily News Record Blueprint Virginia regional rollout in Harrisonburg (video) WHSV Group of 25 who will vet requests for GO Virginia money includes Richmond region’s most influential RTD GO Virginia’s regional councils named Daily Press   Bills we’re watching Mark Webb column: Dominion still offers the best deal […]


Business Briefs – Week of March 6-10

March 10th, 2017

Chamber State Chamber seeks input Bedford Bulletin GO Virginia to create Roanoke-Blacksburg-Lynchburg economic council Roanoke Times Martin-Lawson named chamber volunteer of the year Daily Progress Twelve of 20 local legislators reported gifts in the period RTD Long-serving leader of Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce to retire Virginia Business   Bills we’re watching Virginia’s Rainy Day […]


Business Briefs – Week of February 27-March 3

March 10th, 2017

Chamber FERC gets pipeline comments The Inter-Mountain Virginia Becomes Latest State to Pass Rare Coin Sales Tax Exemption Coin Week Mike Petters speaks at NGA Winter meeting (video) Most Influential Virginians 2017 Virginia Business Magazine   Bills we’re watching Deal reached on state economic development reform RTD Va. legislators send governor bill to encourage charters […]


Sama Bilbao y León column: Little nuclear reactors could be a big boon for Virginia

March 7th, 2017        Sama Bilbao y León        Richmond Times-Dispatch

Read the full column in the Richmond Times-Dispatch at …With our large nuclear infrastructure and know-how, Virginia would be ideal for the development of very small nuclear reactors, for both military and commercial use. AREVA and BWX Technologies, both among the world’s leading nuclear suppliers, have key facilities in Virginia. Newport News Shipbuilding, the builder […]