Public Policy Positions
The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce (GRCC) represents the interests of 600+ businesses employing over 10,000 employees in the Dulles Business Corridor, home to Virginia's largest concentration of technology companies. Members of GRCC represent the full spectrum of local, regional, national and international businesses from all industry segments, and in all stages of growth.
GRCC strongly believes the business community should be a stakeholder in any discussion and development of proposed, new or amended law, policy, regulation or other type of local, state or federal government imposed rule that would impact the cost, operations or growth of business in Virginia. GRCC's Public Policy Committee meets monthly to review issues of importance to our constituency and updates this policy statement at least annually.
This Public Policy document provides a unified voice on issues that are most important to members. All Public Policy Position statements are approved by GRCC Board of Directors prior to publication. Read the 2021 Position Statement here. Learn more below about our positions in collaboration with the Northern Virginia Chamber Partnership, Northern Virginia Transportation Coalition and Northern Virginia Back to Work Leadership Task Force.
Northern Virginia Chamber Partnership
The Northern Virginia Chamber Partnership is the region’s oldest and most respected Chamber-led business advocacy collaborative. This annual partnership of the Greater Reston, Dulles Regional, Loudoun County, Greater McLean and Tysons Regional Chambers of Commerce represents the interests of over 3,500 businesses and 120,000 employees. Each year, the Partnership identifies key, mutually shared positions to address with the our local and state officials at the Virginia General Assembly. Read more.
Northern Virginia Transportation Coalition
The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce is a proud member of the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance (NVTA). The NVTA has been partnering with residents, businesses, and government to advance our region’s transportation infrastructure since 1987. The Reston Chamber, along with dozens of area chambers of commerce and industry associations, support NVTA’s annual priorities for key multimodal transportation improvements. Read More.
Northern Virginia Back to Work Leadership Task Force
The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, along with more than 20 leading business, government and higher education organizations, founded the Northern Virginia Back to Work Leadership Task Force in 2020. This initiative was created to provide a resource center for businesses and workers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Task Force has identified key programs that it will promote support for with the 2021 Virginia General Assembly. Read More.
Learn more about our Public Policy Committee by visiting the committee page.