As the voice of business, the Hampton Roads Chamber’s fundamental purpose is to create and sustain a competitive advantage for businesses throughout the region. It is our goal to develop and promote public policy positions and foster a proactive agenda to protect the interest of business and advance the quality of life here in Hampton Roads.
The 2018 Virginia General Assembly session convened on January 10, 2018. During the 60-day Legislative Session, the General Assembly considered more than 2,700 bills and resolutions related to a broad array of issues and policies. More than 900 bills were approved and sent to the Governor for his review and action. The General Assembly reconvened for a one-day Veto Session on April 18th to act on bills that were vetoed or amended by Gov. Northam.
The Hampton Roads Chamber had a successful session, particularly as if relates to Medicaid Expansion, transportation, coastal adaptation and protection and Go Virginia.
Click here to access the Chamber's 2018 Virginia General Assembly Accomplishments.