Loudoun Chamber Pushes Diversity & Inclusion, Economic Recovery with 2021 Public Policy Positions
Loudoun Chamber Pushes Diversity & Inclusion, Economic Recovery with its 2021 Public Policy Positions
Lansdowne, VA – Advocating for legislative and policy solutions that will hasten Virginia’s post-COVID economic recovery, while integrating the values of diversity and inclusion throughout the organization’s priorities are hallmarks of the Loudoun Chamber’s 2021 Public Policy agenda.
Released this week, the Chamber’s 2021 legislative and policy agenda detail the organization’s official positions on a variety of economic and quality of life issues that impact the business and social climate here in Loudoun and across the Commonwealth.
Leading this year’s update is the Chamber’s focus on examining economic and quality of life issues, all through the prism of diversity and inclusion. The COVID-19 pandemic response also took a prominent role, specifically the business community’s irreplaceable role in driving Virginia’s economic recovery.
Among the issues prioritized by the Loudoun Chamber are Loudoun’s growing workforce housing needs, addressing Virginia’s teacher shortage, workforce development, transportation improvements, rural economic development, and supporting our nonprofit community.
“Virginia has suffered more than a public health crisis in 2020, we also have suffered an economic crisis. While government stimulus has helped, only the Commonwealth’s private sector can restore the jobs, wealth and opportunity that were lost to this crisis. That is what the Loudoun Chamber’s public policy agenda stands for: a strong, pro-business environment that ensures an economic recovery from this pandemic, promotes diversity and protects the ability of businesses to create jobs and economic opportunity for all Virginians,” said Loudoun Chamber President and CEO Tony Howard .
The document can be found at www.loudounchamber.org/publc-policy-positions. Going into each year, leaders of the Loudoun Chamber’s Public Policy Committee review each priority area of the organization’s policy positions to ensure each issue effectively advocates for the current and future needs of the regional business community.
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