What Others Say About Virginia FREE
"Virginia FREE is the most respected and effective business organization in the state."
"This is truly a unique organization. Virginia FREE always tells it like it is - always willing to lay out the issues and honestly say what is in the long-range interests of the Commonwealth."
U.S. Senator Mark Warner
"Most importantly, the information you get from Virginia FREE is accurate and up front. That's vital. Every aspect of the government - the agencies and departments - respect Virginia FREE and the work that they do."
Senator John Chichester
"Virginia FREE, while pro-business, is also pro-Virginia in the broadest sense, thoughtful, independent and non-partisan. More and more, Virginia FREE is at the forefront on transportation, innovation and education -- keeping Virginia among the best states in the nation for business."
Senior Counsel, Hunton & Williams
"The thing I find most impressive about Virginia FREE is their ability to stay non-partisan. Time and time again, their record has proved that it's worth the time and money and effort to be involved with Virginia FREE. It makes good sense for business, it makes good sense politically, and it's just the right thing to do."
OMNIPLEX World Services Corporation
"The Virginia FREE membership list is an A-to-Z in corporate respectability."
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot Editorial
"Regardless of your political philosophy, I suspect you'd much rather get an honest evaluation of business in Richmond than to take the politicians' word for it. Virginia FREE gives you that."
Dan Smith, Editor
Blue Ridge Business Journal
"Virginia FREE's information cuts through the rhetoric and gets right to the facts. Their information is invaluable in helping to protect the best interests of business in Virginia."
BDM International, Inc.
"Forbes has recognized Virginia as the best state in the nation for business three years in a row. I think Virginia FREE has had a lot to do with that."
Secretary of Finance to Governor Tim Kaine
"Virginia FREE is dynamite!"
Jean Clary Bagley
Century 21 Clary & Associates
"Virginia FREE makes certain that the business perspective is part of the policy-making process. There's no question that Virginia FREE has been a major player in all the changes that have been taking place in Virginia over the past 20 years."
The Honorable Tom Morris
Secretary of Education to Governor TIm Kaine
and Former President of Emory & Henry College