Wilmington Chamber of Commerce issues 2021 Advocacy & Legislative Agenda

The Wilmington chamber of commerce issued its 2021 Advocacy & Legislative Agenda. 

Complementing the Chamber’s Strategic Plan, the Public Policy Agenda aims to enhance the Chamber’s standing as the voice of business, its positive influence politically, and with public policy/advocacy efforts. The Public Policy Agenda supports the Chamber’s vision statement: We position our community for prosperity by cultivating business growth. 

Some issues they are addressing are:

- Encourage local governments to make public policy choices that support jobs, existing business, and prospective investment. (Local)

- Monitor the rulemaking regarding the 2020 Census to ensure Brunswick County is returned to the Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical Area. (Federal, State, Local)

- Prioritize investment in workforce training and upskilling programs to prepare workers impacted by COVID-19 job loss to transition to new careers and available, in-demand jobs (State, Local)

Read more about the issues here.

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