For Immediate Release
May 9th, 2013
Contact: Grant Herring
Saslaw Recognized By Virginia Business Group
Senate Democratic Leader earns high marks for work on energy policy
Springfield, VA – Last night Senate Democratic Leader Dick Saslaw (35th District) received the Leadership in Energy Award from the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. Saslaw was recognized for his work on energy policy in the state Senate at the Chamber’s annual Board of Directors’ reception.
“I’ am honored to receive this award from the Virginia Chamber,” said Senator Saslaw. “I will continue working in a bi-partisan manner to protect Virginia’s strong business climate. We must make sure that we remain in a position to create jobs, attract new businesses to Virginia, and keep the Commonwealth on the leading edge of the global economy. I look forward to continuing a productive partnership with Virginia’s business leaders.”
Dick Saslaw serves on the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee, which addresses most of Virginia’s businesses and economic interests. For a number of years, Virginia has been ranked among the top states to do business.