Region 13 Legislative Meeting

April 8 | 7-9 p.m.
Rhododendron Room | C. Bascom Slemp Student Center
University of Virginia’s College at Wise
1 College Avenue | Wise, VA 24293
Attendees: Buchanan, Lee, Russell, Scott, Tazewell and Wise Counties and City of Norton

Region 13 Legislative Meeting – issues discussed coal, education and economic development

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Lee County Supervisor Carl Bailey spoke about the need for vocational education in the region. He stated a one-year program after high school could go a long way in developing more skilled workers and retaining a skilled workforce in Southwest Virginia.


Delegate Terry G. Kilgore talked about how local officials are the “rubber that meets the road” when it comes to interaction with the area’s citizens.

VACo Contact: Dean Lynch, CAE