Virginia Governor-Elect Glenn Youngkin announced that as soon as he is sworn in as Governor, he will withdraw Virginia from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
Youngkin’s plans to withdraw the state from the climate pact come as a huge relief for small businesses in Virginia already suffering from an unstable economy.
National Federation of Independent Businesses state director Nicole Riley reacted to the news saying, “Virginia’s small businesses are managing several obstacles such as the labor shortage and supply chain disruptions. Small business owners need lawmakers to enact policies that promote job growth, not deter it, as they work on recovering their businesses to pre-crisis levels.”
Under Democrat leadership, small businesses would see no relief and would be suffering from more government interference.
Riley continued saying, “By removing Virginia from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin is sparing small business owners from an increased cost in their electric bills and other expenses they simply cannot afford right now.”
Virginians are already set to reap the benefits of throwing Democrats out of power and this is just the beginning.
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