McLean, VA - (September 27th, 2013) The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) Tech PAC has endorsed Del. Barbara Comstock in her re-election campaign for the 34th District of the Virginia House of Delegates. Tech PAC is the political action arm of the NVTC, which is the trade association for technology companies in Virginia.
Dendy Young, TechPAC Chairman and CEO of McLean Capital, LLC, released the following statement regarding the NVTC endorsement, "TechPAC is pleased to endorse Delegate Barbara Comstock for re-election to the House of Delegates. Barbara is a strong leader on technology issues, and has served as the House sponsor of important bills that support technology business, promote job creation and enhance Virginia's status as a global technology center."
In response to the endorsement, Delegate Comstock said, "Since being elected to the House of Delegates, I have worked closely with our technology community and I am proud to have carried technology bills such as the Data Center tax incentives bills and the first telework bills in Virginia. Technology companies are an essential and growing part of our economic engine for Northern Virginia and I am honored to have the support of those who are creating jobs and prosperity for our area and look forward to promoting this vital industry in the Commonwealth."
John Backus, Managing Partner of New Atlantic Ventures and former Chair of Northern Virginia Technology Council, said, "Barbara has been a leader and a go to person in the legislature for the tech community and entrepreneurs. She works with us to promote 21st century jobs and makes sure Virginia has the tools and strong educational foundation to do so. In just four years, she has had significant legislative successes that will have a positive impact on the Commonwealth for years to come. We need her continued positive, results focused leadership in Richmond."
The Northern Virginia Technology Council is the largest technology council in the nation, serving close to 1,000 companies and organizations. Through its member organizations, the NVTC represents almost 300,000 employees in the region.
This endorsement is the latest in the endorsements of the business community including the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce's NOVA BizPAC, the National Federation of Independent Business, Virginia Realtors, and Virginia's Agricultural PAC.