WLNI-MRICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Chamber of Commerce is partnering with state agencies and others to strengthen the state’s economic competitiveness. Officials said Friday that the group plans to partner with the Virginia Employment Commission, the Council on Virginia’s Future and other statewide associations. The partnership will survey employers to identify the fastest growing industry sectors and the critical skills needed to meet employment demand. The survey is one of several initiatives the group is taking in 2015, including an interactive website tracking economic development statistics.