Advocacy

As the voice of business in Montgomery County and the region, MCCC works proactively with elected and appointed officials at the federal, state and local levels to promote a business-friendly environment. MCCC monitors issues of importance to the business community and takes positions on more than 100 pieces of legislation each year.

MCCC has a long record of successfully advocating for issues on tax reform, business climate and strategic capital investments. Recent Highlights include: 

  • tax reform resulting in the recoupling of the Estate Tax (2014)
  • dedicated transportation funding (2013) and
  • expanded access to opportunities for small business (2012)

THE MCCC ADVOCACY TEAM

President and CEO Gigi Godwin with Vice President of Public Affairs Ilaya Hopkins and members of the Venable LLP team Brian Quinn, Marta Harting, and John Stierhoff Venable LLP

MCCC offers a number of opportunities for members to stay informed and provide input into the legislative process.

  • Member Exchange Meetings
  • Annual Annapolis Legislative Reception
  • Monthly "What's Next" E-Newsletter

MCCC Strategic Partners