2020 General Assembly Wrap Up
Learn more about the 2020 General Assembly Session
This year, the Hampton Roads Chamber signaled support for several bills that attempt to address the challenge of rising health care costs for small businesses, but we still need your help and ask that you contact your legislator(s) to oppose the Governor’s substitutes for SB1689 and HB 2443.
The Hampton Roads Chamber was engaged on a number of issues during the 2019 Virginia General Assembly session, which is slated to conclude on February 23. Check out this week's Legislative Review.
The Hampton Roads Chamber and a large coalition of business interests presented three proposals at the beginning of the 2019 General Assembly Session.
C-PACE is a powerful and innovative financing tool that commercial property owners use to fund a wide variety of improvements for existing and new construction projects. SB 1559 strengthens the statute by expanding the types of improvements that can be financed. Measures related to resiliency provide significant benefits such as increasing property values, mitigating risks of flooding and wind damage, and reducing costs associated with storm water upgrades.