Issues & Eggs Kicks Off West Virginia’s Legislative Session


Issues & Eggs Returns Wednesday to Kickoff West Virginia’s Legislative Session
Senate President Mitch Carmichael and Speaker of the House Tim Armstead Will Headline

West Virginia’s Senate President Mitch Carmichael and Speaker of the House Tim Armstead will provide keynote remarks at the Charleston Regional Chamber of Commerce Issues & Eggs Legislative Breakfast at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10 at the Charleston Marriott.

More than 400 business and community leaders are scheduled to attend the annual breakfast event that heralds the arrival of the 84th West Virginia Legislative Session. Issues & Eggs is the Chamber’s 50-year tradition of bringing together the business community and legislators to discuss issues that shape the state’s future.

“We take great pride in welcoming West Virginia legislators and look forward to their insight regarding the economic health of the state and their goals for the next 60 days,” said Matt Ballard, president & CEO of the Charleston Regional Chamber of Commerce. “Issues & Eggs shines a spotlight on policies that promote Kanawha County businesses and advance economic development and growth throughout the state.”

In addition to remarks by Carmichael and Armstead, the event will feature welcoming remarks by Ann Urling, Governor Jim Justice’s deputy chief of staff; a preview of the Chamber’s legislative agenda; and a question and answer session with legislators in attendance.

Issues & Eggs is presented with title sponsorship from West Virginia American Water and supported by AARP, Appalachian Power, BB&T, Bowles Rice, Charleston Job Corps, DTE Energy, Spilman Thomas & Battle, WesBanco and ZMM Architects & Engineers.

Doors open at 7:30 a.m. with Issue & Eggs starting at 8 a.m.

The Charleston Regional Chamber of Commerce is an affiliate of the Charleston Area Alliance, the Kanawha Valley’s community and economic development organization working to improve the business climate and address issues affecting Kanawha County’s future through a collective voice of more than 600 member business organizations.