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Broadband access should be priority

Originally posted by: Roanoke Times I write to commend the recent article, “Roanoke Co. leaders deem broadband critical” (Jan. 28), which outlines the critical role access to high-speed internet plays in economic development decisions. In 2021, broadband access is fundamental to attracting new businesses. With it, it unlocks opportunities; without, it often blocks future development. […]

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Andria McClellan meets with Virginia women business leaders

Originally posted by: Augusta Free Press Norfolk Councilwoman Andria McClellan hosted an hour-plus listening session with women small business owners from around the Commonwealth on Tuesday. “I appreciate these remarkable, boss women taking time away from their busy businesses, families and lives to share their insights with me. While we addressed a number of issues, […]

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757 Vision event series to reignite regional focus | Chamber notes

Originally posted by: Virginian-Pilot We are currently living in interesting and challenging times. We are still in the midst of the health crisis known as COVID-19, which has affected businesses large and small and adversely impacted much of our economy. After the last recession, it took our region over eight years to recover economically. We […]

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Eleven Hampton Roads officials endorse Andria McClellan for lieutenant governor

Originally posted by: Augusta Free Press Andria McClellan received the endorsement of 11 Hampton Roads leaders to serve as Virginia’s next lieutenant governor on Wednesday. “In a region as interconnected as Hampton Roads, we know that working together must be a priority. Time and time again, Andria has been at the forefront of regional efforts […]

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Eleven Hampton Roads Officials Endorse Andria McClellan for Lt. Governor

Originally posted by: Blue Virginia Norfolk, Virginia – Today, Andria McClellan announced the endorsement of 11 Hampton Roads leaders to serve as Virginia’s next Lieutenant Governor. “In a region as interconnected as Hampton Roads, we know that working together must be a priority. Time and time again, Andria has been at the forefront of regional […]

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Local officials press Northam administration’s COVID vaccine rollout

Originally posted by: Virginia Business Magazine With Virginia lagging behind other states in getting residents vaccinated for COVID-19, officials in Hampton Roads, Fairfax County and Chesterfield County have gone straight to the governor with complaints and concerns about the process, which Chesterfield supervisors categorized as “totally defective” and Hampton Roads officials deemed “inconsistent,” saying it’s “causing […]

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More trees, less flooding? Virginia bill aims to give city leaders extra power over developers

Originally posted by: Yahoo News Picture your ideal neighborhood. Does it have a canopy of trees that look nice, clean the air and provide shade on a sunny day? In Virginia, localities want the ability to require more of it. With the help and backing of environmental groups, a local delegate is pushing a bill […]

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Pair of Va. Tree Planting Bills Move Forward

Originally posted by: Chesapeake Bay Magazine Two bills that would allow Virginia localities to increase tree planting to improve canopy cover, help manage stormwater runoff, and address urban heat have passed their respective state House and Senate Committees. This new legislation will amend two codes in Virginia law that have long restricted tree cover in […]

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Virginia Beach: At current projected rate, COVID-19 vaccinations would take 2 years

Originally posted by: WVEC-TV VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A low supply of vaccine doses are limiting cities and local health departments from speeding up the vaccine process. Virginia Beach projects it could take close to two years to vaccinate everyone eligible unless the supply increases. The Virginia Beach Health District moved into Phase 1B on […]

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Hampton Roads leaders call on state to expedite vaccination process

Originally posted by: WTKR-TV NORFOLK, Va. – Members of the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission wrote a letter to Gov. Ralph Northam Thursday calling on him to help expedite the vaccine rollout. Some parts of Hampton Roads moved into Phase 1B of vaccination on Friday. Others, including Norfolk and Virginia Beach, will on Monday, but […]

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