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.
March 3rd, 2014
BIC sends letter to all 34 members of the West Virginia Senate summarizing four bills they hope the Senate will not advance in the remaining days of the 2014 legislative session.
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February 25th, 2014
The West Virginia Business & Industry Council (BIC) and West Virginia Chamber of Commerce today expressed its appreciation to those Members of the House of Delegates that voted to defeat HB 4001 – Federal False Claims Act legislation.
Statement from Chris Hamilton, Chairman, WV Business & Industry Council, Concerning Odebrecht & Sogefi Announcements This WeekNovember 15th, 2013
“The Business and Industry Council (BIC) wishes to congratulate and commend the Odebrecht Company, Governor Tomblin and other local and state officials for working together to bring one of the most significant economic development projects ever to our state.
The potential impact of an ethane cracker for increased development of our Marcellus Shale play and for the downstream businesses is incalculably positive.
November 15th, 2013
CHARLESTON, WV – The West Virginia Business and Industry Council (BIC) welcomes Murray Energy to the Mountain State and sees its purchase of five CONSOL Energy longwall mines as a positive contribution to the state's economy.