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Updates on the top technology-related policies, legislation and events

NVTC Supports Legislation Protecting Technology Businesses from COVID-19 Lawsuits

Posted on 10/1/2020
NVTC recognizes importance of liability exposure protections for business owners as they reopen.

NVTC Applauds Inclusion of Section 3610 of the CARES Act in Continuing Resolution Bill

Posted on 9/25/2020
The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) applauds the inclusion of Section 3610 of the CARES Act in H.R. 8337, the Continuing Appropriations Act 2021 and Other Extensions Act.

50 Technology Councils Across the U.S. Urge Passage of Legislation To Expand Rural Broadband Access

Posted on 8/10/2020
A group of the nation's leading technology associations sent a joint letter to Congressional leadership urging the passage of two crucial pieces of legislation that will help connect families in unserved areas to high-speed broadband internet.

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam Addresses NVTC Board

Posted on 3/12/2019
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam joined the NVTC Board of Directors to discuss the current state of technology and business in Virginia. Robby Demeria, Deputy Secretary of Commerce and Trade for Technology for Virginia, accompanied the Governor.

NVTC Statement in Support of The Fair Compensation for Low-Wage Contractor Employees Act

Posted on 1/18/2019
Bills would provide financial relief for eligible federal service contractors missing pay during the shutdown.

Northern Virginia Technology Council Announces 2019 Legislative Agenda for Virginia

Posted on 1/8/2019
Council urges policies and investments to continue focus on growing and diversifying Virginias technology and innovation economy.

Action Alert: Join NVTC Leadership to Discuss 2019 Policy Agenda for Virginia

Posted on 11/16/2018
NVTC leaders will seek member input on ideas and initiatives for the NVTC Executive Committee to consider as it drafts NVTC's goals and priorities to support NVTCs advocacy efforts in Richmond during the 2019 legislative session.

Northern Virginia Technology Council Announces 2018 Legislative Agenda for Virginia

Posted on 1/10/2018
Council urges policies and investments that promote competitiveness and economic growth, STEM education and workforce, and infrastructure