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Virginia Chamber Unveils 22nd Annual List of Virginia’s Fastest Growing Companies – the Fantastic 50

April 27th, 2017

Chantilly – The Virginia Chamber of Commerce celebrated fifty of the fastest growing Virginia companies at the twenty second annual “Virginia’s Fantastic 50 Awards Banquet” on April 27 at the Westfields Marriott in Chantilly. More than 400 attendees participated in the banquet to recognize the companies for their success. “We know that companies will grow […]

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Virginia Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Executive Board Members

January 26th, 2017

RICHMOND — The Virginia Chamber of Commerce has welcomed five new members to its executive committee for 2017. Brief bios of the new executive committee members are available below. A full list of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Executive Committee members is available at https://www.vachamber.com/about/board-of-directors-and-leadership/ Bill Aden – Vice Chair – Southwest […]

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Virginia Chamber of Commerce announces partnership with the Virginia Council of CEOs

January 25th, 2017

RICHMOND – The Virginia Chamber of Commerce announced today a formal partnership with the Virginia Council of CEOs. The Virginia Chamber of Commerce is the largest business association in Virginia, with more than 26,000 member companies. The Virginia Council of CEOs is a non-profit association founded in 2000 to connect CEOs for peer mentoring and […]

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Dennis Treacy Elected Chairman of Virginia Chamber of Commerce

January 25th, 2017

RICHMOND – The Virginia Chamber of Commerce elected Dennis Treacy, president of the Smithfield Foundation, to serve as chairman of the board of directors at the Chamber’s annual meeting January 25 in Richmond. Treacy served as first vice chair of the board in 2016. He succeeds 2016 Chairman Tom Palmer, senior vice president and regional […]

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Virginia Chamber of Commerce releases results of statewide poll of likely voters

October 19th, 2016

The Virginia Chamber of Commerce today released the results of a statewide poll of likely voters in the Commonwealth on economic issues facing Virginia. Topics covered include: The presidential campaign Virginia economy Right to Work ballot initiative Atlantic Coast Pipeline project Redskins Virginia stadium International trade See the survey findings at https://www.vachamber.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/15420-VA-SW-Survey-Findings.pdf  And an overview of the […]

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Virginia Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Del. Margaret Ransone as Champion of Regulatory Reform

June 2nd, 2016

RICHMOND – The Virginia Chamber of Commerce recognized Delegate Margaret Ransone with the Champion of Regulatory Reform award for the second year in a row, for her pro-business leadership during the 2016 General Assembly Session. The award was presented May 17 at the Chamber’s 92nd annual dinner along with the release of the Chamber’s annual […]

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Virginia Chamber of Commerce Releases 2016 Legislative Report Card

May 17th, 2016

The Virginia Chamber of Commerce today released its 2016 Legislative Report Card, which grades legislators based on their support of pro-business policies during the 2016 legislative session. The Legislative Report Card recognizes legislators for their support for the principles and initiatives outlined in Blueprint Virginia: A Business Plan for the Commonwealth. A full breakdown of the […]

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Virginia Chamber Unveils 21st Annual List of Virginia’s Fastest Growing Companies – the Fantastic 50

April 29th, 2016

Chantilly – The Virginia Chamber of Commerce announced the names of fifty of the fastest growing Virginia companies at the twenty first annual “Virginia’s Fantastic 50 Awards Banquet” on April 28 at the Westfields Marriott in Chantilly. More than 400 attendees participated in the banquet to celebrate the success of these Virginia entrepreneurs. “The Virginia […]

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Governor’s Veto Makes Compliance with Clean Power Plan Less Transparent and Accountable

March 2nd, 2016

RICHMOND – Virginia Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President of Corporate and Government Affairs Ryan Dunn issued the following statement after Governor McAuliffe vetoed Senate Bill 21, which would require General Assembly approval of a plan to comply with the federal Clean Power Plan: “We are disappointed that Governor McAuliffe vetoed legislation that would have […]

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Virginia Chamber joins 166 state and local business associations in amicus brief explaining harmful impact of EPA carbon regulations

February 25th, 2016

RICHMOND – This week, the Virginia Chamber of Commerce joined 166 other state and local business associations from 40 different states in an amicus brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit explaining the harmful economic impact posed by the EPA’s carbon regulations. The lawsuit, which will be considered by a […]

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