News & Policy

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.

  • BIC Endorses Governor Justice for Second Term

    October 5th, 2020

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. The West Virginia Business & Industry Council (BIC) announced today its endorsement of Jim Justice for a second term as governor of the State of West Virginia.

  • BIC Endorses 109 Legislative Candidates in 2020 General Election

    October 1st, 2020

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. The West Virginia Business & Industry Council (BIC) has endorsed 109 candidates for statewide and local legislative races in the 2020 General Election.

    “This bipartisan list of candidates includes longtime legislators and also some who are new to public service, but all are united by a shared goal of improving West Virginia’s business climate and growing our job base,” said BIC Chairman Chris Hamilton. “We encourage West Virginia’s business community to support the candidates on this list.”

  • BIC Endorses 89 Legislative Candidates in 2020 Primary Election

    April 21st, 2020

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. The West Virginia Business & Industry Council (BIC) has endorsed 89 candidates for statewide and local legislative races in the 2020 Primary Election.

    “This bipartisan list of candidates includes longtime legislators and also some who are new to public service, but all are united by a shared goal of improving West Virginia’s business climate and growing our job base,” said BIC Chairman Chris Hamilton. “We encourage West Virginia’s business community to support the candidates on this list.”

  • BIC Urges Justice to Sign Education Reform Bill

    June 24th, 2019

    The West Virginia Business & Industry Council is hoping Gov. Jim Justice will sign comprehensive education reform legislation that achieved full passage June 24. CLICK HERE to read more.

  • BIC Creates New Energy Committee and Condemns Bloomberg

    June 11th, 2019

    Energy industry leaders from the West Virginia Business & Industry Council joined Gov. Jim Justice Monday to decry an anti-coal and natural gas campaign promoted by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. CLICK HERE to read more.

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