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Nancy Howell Agee Keynote 12/18/2017

Keynote Remarks by Nancy Howell Agee President and CEO, Carilion Clinic and Chair, Virginia Business Council Virginia FREE Annual Luncheon Richmond, Virginia December 18, 2017 Introduction Good afternoon. Thank you, Jim, for your kind introduction. And thank you for inviting me to speak at today’s luncheon. You
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2016 Session Commentary

Introduction Virginia FREE is the independent, non-partisan voice of Virginia business. In carrying out this critical mission, at the conclusion of each session of the Virginia General Assembly, for the past twenty-eight years, Virginia FREE has assembled a team of highly respected business leaders and legislative
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General Assembly Evaluations 2016

Virginia FREE ranks the General Assembly on the pro-business performance by your legislators. They are ranked 1 to 100 in the House of Delegates and 1 to 40 in the Senate. Our formula is based on a simple concept – to highlight those who perform the best while encouraging continual pro-business performance
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Lobbying is an honorable profession.

Every year during the General Assembly session, I participate in former Delegate Kris Amundson’s institute named for the program she developed while a member of the Virginia House. The program for high school students about public service and politics has continued following her retirement from the House in
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Yes, Virginia – we record votes.

Recently there have been a number of reports and editorials that demonstrate an inaccurate understanding of Virginia’s legislative process. As a member of the General Assembly from 2002-2010 who served on five committees, seven subcommittees, and wrote several dozen pieces of legislation that were signed
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