Business climate change
It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic brought about a revolution in how workers and businesses think about where, when and how we work. And that change is fully reflected
Tax cuts are the way to grow
State should refund surplus to families, businesses
Virginia’s finances are in excellent shape, paving the way for the General Assembly to agree with Gov. Glenn Youngkin that it’s time to cut taxes in the commonwealth. It’s your
What a difference a year makes. On July 13, 2021, against a backdrop of ships blasting their horns and spraying water in celebration at the Port of Virginia’s Norfolk International
Back in my big company days, large newspapers were heavily unionized. After railroads and before high tech, newspaper publishers were the media barons of the day. The business was capital
Closing the digital divide: It’s not optional
America is at a critical, high-stakes inflection point
With the Senate’s passage of a massive infrastructure bill, there is rare and refreshing bipartisan consensus on the need to close the digital divide, which came into sharp focus during
What’s good for HBCUs is good for Virginia business
It's time to increase state support for historically Black colleges and universities, former Gov. Wilder writes
Earlier this year, I issued a call for the commonwealth to confront and reassess its disproportionate support of its historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). I wrote a letter to
Seizing our future by creating value together
What must we do as business leaders to cultivate the co-creation economy?
Here in Virginia and across the nation we are witnessing an unprecedented effort to create greater equity — in consideration, treatment, opportunity and investment — throughout our society. Media attention
Lessons from COVID-19
With pandemic’s end in sight, what are our takeaways?
For most of us, March 13 marked the one-year anniversary of our worlds ceasing to operate normally. We remember institutions closing, schools shuttering, and that last day in the office.
5 ways Va. can put people back to work and transform higher education
Common-sense policy reforms and investments in community colleges will support economic recovery efforts
It’s tempting these days to believe that once COVID-19 is contained, the U.S. economy will bounce back quickly, replenishing jobs and incomes lost in the pandemic. Yet there are early
Gov. Northam, sign the Virginia Values Act
Businesses are counting on governor to sign LGBTQ rights legislation, writes president of Witeck Communications.
As a business leader, I’ve seen firsthand how treating people with respect, dignity and fairness is a key to success. And as a lifelong Virginian, I know that achieving equality