Ira Agricola, Sr. Vice President of Governmental Affairs for the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, has been selected to serve on the Virginia FREE Evaluations Committee in 2011.
The committee will meet following the Virginia General Assembly’s session to select bills and votes from that will produce a meaningful, equitable evaluation of the performance of state legislators on issues important to business and industry in Virginia. Regarding Agricola’s selection, Clayton Roberts, President & Exec. Director of Virginia FREE, said, “I want to thank you for your willingness to devote your time, energy and considerable expertise to this effort.”
Virginia FREE (Virginia Foundation for Research and Economic Education) is an independent association committed to protecting and strengthening Virginia's prosperous business environment through the political process. Founded in 1988, Virginia FREE provides a wealth of objective, non-partisan information to business. Virginia FREE’s information, services and programs foster a business community prepared to take the lead in electing legislators who advance free enterprise and responsible, pro-business government.