Tag: u.s. chamber of commerce
Virginia has been selected by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation as one of only seven state and regional partnerships across the country to receive a $50,000 grant award as part of a one year Talent Pipeline Management initiative targeted at closing the workforce skills gap.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which represents 3 million companies as well as state and local Chambers across the country, has announced its support for the Startup Act – the bipartisan jobs plan aimed at jumpstarting the economy through the creation and growth of new businesses.
A report released this week by the United States Chamber of Commerce recognized Virginia among the top three states in the country for innovation and entrepreneurship. Virginia ranked sixth in the Chamber’s report last year. The report recognized Gov. Bob McDonnell’s “Year of the Entrepreneur” campaign in the report and the role of Virginia’s Business One Stop to help “entrepreneurs obtain the information and complete the steps required to register their businesses and find resources to help them grow and expand.”
Republican Senate candidate George Allen received the endorsement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce commended Virginia as America’s “Most Livable State” in its annual “Enterprising States: Policies that Produce” ranking. The report noted that Virginia ranks #1 nationally in median family income, STEM job concentration and in the high-tech share of all businesses
When the United States Chamber of Commerce as the world’s largest business federation and I are on the same page as closely as we are on supporting early childhood education, I want to announce it in the headline. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 2010 issued a report through its Institute for a Competitive Workforce […]
The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce announced today that Fine Earth LLC and Dave’s Downtown Taverna have been recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as two of the top 75 businesses nationally. Both of these local businesses have significantly contributed to the economic growth in our community, and as a result, are recipients of the […]
Edited by Chris Graham firstname.lastname@example.org A new report from the United States Chamber of Commerce, “Enterprising States: Creating Jobs, Economic Development, and Prosperity in Challenging Times,” places Virginia in the top ten in numerous categories related to states job creation and economic development policies and environments. AFPBusiness.com has the story.
Story by Chris Graham email@example.com An article in the Jan. 12 National Journal reported that America’s Health Insurance Plans and its member insurance companies funneled $20 million to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for ads designed to scare Americans into opposing health-care reform. The ad campaign included $94,740 in media buys attacking Fifth District […]
Responds to attacks on Perriello, Connolly, on health-care votes Staff Report With YouTube video A television-ad counteroffensive was launched today backing up U.S. Reps. Tom Perriello (D-Fifth) and Gerry Connolly (D-11th,) who voted for the Affordable Health Care for America Act and now find themselves in the crosshairs of the special interests and the target […]
Compiled by Chris Graham firstname.lastname@example.org SPAM-A-LOT: Seriously, ACLU, we don’t want no more of this spam stuff The ACLU sent out a press release today to tout its work on a case that led to a decision from the Supreme Court of Virginia striking down the state law banning spam on grounds that the law […]