Virginia Advocacy on Other Topics
Examples of the Chamber’s advocacy in Virginia include:
Chamber Supports Cloud Computing Certificate Program Grant November 8, 2021
The Chamber sent a letter to GO Virginia Region 7 supporting the University of Virginia’s proposal to GO Virginia for a grant supporting the Cloud Computing Certificate program that UVA’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies has developed in partnership with AWS. The Chamber supports enhancing partnerships for cyber, computer science, and technology education at public and private universities across the Commonwealth.
Support for SB 1299 February 11, 2021
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce urges your support for continuing for another year the sale of mixed beverages for takeaway service.
Support for HB 1471 February 11, 2021
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce supports allowing the creation of local outdoor refreshment areas. The Arlington Chamber supports simplifying the multitude of ABC laws for the benefit of the community.
Support for HB 1445 January 28, 2021
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce supports making provisions for the widespread administration of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Support for SB 1197 February 17, 2021
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce supports bills to create a Virginia Housing Opportunity Tax Credit.
Support for SB 1164 February 17, 2021
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce the bills to promote advanced plastics recycling. The goal of this bill is to reduce waste by adding technologies that complement traditional recycling.
Support for SB 1204 February 10, 2021
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce supports SB 1204, the management agreement between the Commonwealth and George Mason University granting the university Tier 3 status.
Support for SB 1405 February 10, 2021
The Chamber supported the establishment of the G3 program. G3 program is an important tool for helping Virginians pursue an education in the Commonwealth’s community college system.