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 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.

  • BIC Releases Education Platform

    June 6th, 2019

    The West Virginia Business & Industry Council is making sure West Virginia’s government leaders and the public know what our views are when it comes to our public education system. To that end, BIC has developed its own education reform platform thanks to the input of many members. CLICK HERE to read our Education Platform.

  • West Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Drops to Lowest Levels Since 2008

    June 2nd, 2019

    With recent data from WorkForce West Virginia showing that the state’s unemployment rate has dropped to 4.2 percent – the lowest level since 2008 – and record state revenue collections building to what may be one of the largest state budget surpluses in memory, West Virginia is experiencing incredible economic growth. CLICK HERE to read more.

  • W.Va. Ready to be Energy Leader

    May 17th, 2019

    Thanks to pro-business policies advanced by Gov. Jim Justice and the West Virginia Legislature, the West Virginia Business & Industry Council says the Mountain State is seeing exciting new developments in the energy industry. CLICK HERE to read more!

  • Pro-business Policies Lead to WV Revenue Surge

    May 8th, 2019

    Policy initiatives put in place by Governor Jim Justice and the state’s legislative leadership have resulted in what may be the largest single month revenue collections in state history for April. CLICK HERE to read more.