February 10, 2017 State House Update

GBC President and CEO Don Fry testified this week in support of HB 317 — Labor and Employment – Wages and Benefits – Preemption of Local Authority. The bill, sponsored by Delegate Dereck Davis, Chairman of the House Economic Matters Committee, prohibits a county or municipality from enacting a law that regulates wages or benefits provided by an employer other than the county or municipality.

Read more about the bill and the February 10, 2017 State House Update.