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

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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.

 

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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