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.
January 19th, 2015
CHARLESTON, WV – The West Virginia Business & Industry Council (BIC) fully supports and encourages passage of Senate Bill 1 and House Bill 2001, calling for the repeal of the Alternative & Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard. Please click here fo the full press release.
January 15th, 2015
CHARLESTON, WV – The West Virginia Business & Industry Council (BIC) today praised West Virginia’s Legislative Leadership for introducing a rule requiring any legislation that has a potential economic impact on the state’s economy to be reviewed for the effect the bill would have on creating jobs. Click here for full press release.
WV Business & Industry Council to Discuss Employer Issues, Legislative Priorities During Dec. 16 Conference in CharlestonDecember 4th, 2014
Charleston, W.Va. (December 4, 2014) – Representatives of the state’s major business trade associations will outline their legislative agendas, discuss issues to grow the state’s economy and interact with state policy leaders during the West Virginia Business & Industry Council’s Pre-Legislative Conference and Reception for Newly Elected Members from 9:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m., on Tuesday, December 16 at the Marriott in Charleston.
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November 11th, 2014
CHARLESTON, WV – The West Virginia Business & Industry Council (BIC) congratulates all those candidates that earned election or re-election to the West Virginia Legislature on November 4th.
“Eighty-seven percent of BIC-endorsed candidates won election on Tuesday night,” said Chris Hamilton, chairman of BIC. “This result is a testament to the efforts of many different individuals and organizations, to include our members who worked extremely hard to elect candidates that will move West Virginia forward.”
October 9th, 2014
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Business & Industry Council (BIC) honored Delegates Linda Sumner and Karen Arvon with awards for “Legislative Excellence” during a special meeting of the organization at Tamarack in Beckley on September 18th.