The WV Business & Industry Council works to keep its membership up to date on issues of importance to the employer community. Below find recent organizational news releases, news clippings, action alerts and other information relevant to our membership.
December 8th, 2015
October 13th, 2015
A business group hears from West Virginia lawmakers.
The West Virginia Business and Industry Council hosted the fifth of a series of forums, hearing from members of the house of delegates and the senate.(Read the full story on The News Center)
August 7th, 2015
WV Business Leaders Denounce EPA Emission Rules
Requests Gov. Tomblin to reject Clean Power Plan
CHARLESTON, WV – The Obama Administration’s announced adoption today of a revised and even more stringent Clean Power Plan will further speed the erosion of West Virginia’s economy and lead to higher electric bills for state consumers and businesses, representatives of the West Virginia Business & Industry Council announced today.
July 24th, 2015
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Business & Industry Council hears reports on key issues facing the state
Posted: Friday, July 24, 2015 4:15 am
By BILL ARCHER Bluefield Daily Telegraph
BLUEFIELD — After a lunch break following the West Virginia Coal Forum, the West Virginia Business and Industry Council took center stage for a discussion on key issues facing the state. Chris Hamilton, chair of the BIC, served as coordinator for the event
May 22nd, 2015
A meeting to help find ways to help West Virginia move forward was held Thursday.
A group of business leaders and legislators came together at Oglebay to discuss key issues facing the state. Some of those included: tax reform, education, right to work and prevailing wage. (Read the full story on WTRF-TV)